He was the rhythmic foundation for the far reaching musical explorations of pianist McCoy Tyner.
He was a charter membe/ co-founding member along with the late great Austrian keyboardist Joe Zawinul,
Czechoslovakian bassist Miroslav Vitous,
Brazilian percussionist Airto Moreira,
and legendary saxophonist Wayne Shorter, of the group Weather Report.
Along with guitarist Larry Coryell, Mouzon was co-founder
of The Eleventh House, the seminal fusion band of the seventies. The Larry Coryell's Eleventh House reunited after 25 years in July 1998 and toured all over the world featuring Alphonse Mouzon until December 12, 1999. Plans are in the works to re-unite again for another worldwide tour.
Alphonse Mouzon has also played and/or recorded with Gil Evans,
Jaco Pastorius, Ron Carter, Nathan East, Cecil McBee, Albert Mangelsdorff, Joachim Kuhn, Jasper van't Hof, Michel Legrand, Stanley Turrentine, Freddie Hubbard, Hubert Laws, Donald Bird, Chet Baker, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Ernie Watts, Sonny Rollins, Wallace Roney, Arturo Sandoval, Christian McBride, Kenny Barron, Cedar Walton, George Coleman, John Klemmer, Billy Harper, Dave Grusin, George Howard, Jeff Lorber, Kenny G., Joanne Brackeen, Horace Parlan, Robin Kenyatta, Ross Carnegie Orchestra, ex-girlfriend Roberta Flack, Sheila E., Fania All-Stars with Celia Cruz; Gloria Lynn, Gloria Coleman, Denise Williams, Freda Payne, Shirley Scott, Anita O'Day, (ex- girlfriend/ex-wife of Miles Davis) rock-funk singer Betty Davis, and in 1991, he performed with Miles Davis on the movie soundtrack album entitled “Dingo”. MILES DAVIS even spoke highly of Mouzon in his book entitled “Miles - The Autobiography”. READ MORE HERE..