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Dennis Lee Moorman Edit Profile

educator , jazz musician

Dennis Lee Moorman, jazz musician, educator. Served with United States Air Force, 1963-1967. Member Broadcast Music Inc., American Federation Musicians.

Background

Moorman, Dennis Lee was born on March 27, 1940 in Newark. Son of Clement Leroy and Edna (Allen) Moorman.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Manhattan School Music, 1971. Master of Music, Manhattan School Music, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1984.

Career

Pianist various jazz clubs, festivals, from 1960. Pianist various jazz clubs, festivals New York City, from 1960. Music teacher New York City Board Education, 1971-1973.

Faculty member City University of New York, New York City, from 1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer A Jazz Mass. Pianist: (Broadway shows) Sophisticated Ladies, Uptown It's Hot, Timbuktu, The Wiz, Stop the World. Pianist, conductor for: Sammy Davis Junior, Melba Moore, Bette Midler.

      Played Kool Jazz Festival, New York City, 1981, Montreux, Switzerland, 1981, North Sea, Holland 1981. Recording artist: Circles of Destiny, 1981, Destiny's Dance (Contemporary Records), Compassion, Music from the Source. Concert appearances include Henry Street, Settlement House Recital Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, University Arizona, Carnegie Recital Hall, The Ward Theatre, Kingston, Jamaica, The Pegasus Hotel, Kingston.

      Appeared Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Village Vanguard, West End Cafe, Greene Street Cafe.

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1963-1967. Member Broadcast Music Inc., American Federation Musicians.

Connections

Married Linette Hope Nembhard, September 8, 1940. 1 child, Russell Lee.

father:
Clement Leroy Moorman

mother:
Edna (Allen) Moorman

spouse:
Linette Hope Nembhard

child:
Russell Lee Moorman