Scott Robinson

Scott Robinson of Teaneck, NJ, was the musical host for the Louis Armstrong Jazz Festival in Hungary. Last summer he was an artist in residence at the Ancona Summer Jazz Festival in Italy. He also appeared with Ryan Truesdell at the Umbria Jazz Festival in July; and in Japan, Ottawa, New York, and Barcelona. 

Charlie Cocchiaro

Charlie Cocchiaro of Chelmsford, MA, released ScratchTones, a four-track recording studio application for the iPhone, that musicians can use to create their own ringtones as well as for scratch songwriting. 

Patrick Dreier

Patrick Dreier of Franklin, MA, and Lisa Ostrow opened Encore Music Academy, a music school and recording studio. Visit 

Berklee’s 2014-2015 Policy Handbook for Students Now Available on

Whether this is your first or last semester, or something in between, the Policy Handbook for Students is where you can find key academic, enrollment, and student policies and procedures pertinent to your Berklee education—all in one place. In addition, this handbook includes general curriculum and financial information.

Douglas Wray

In December 2011, Douglas Wray of Fairfield, CT, accompanied John Scofield, Loudon Wainwright III, and Sloan Wainwright at Sloan’s holiday show in Bedford, NY. Wray has played with Sloan Wainwright since 1995. 

Michael Manring

Bassist Michael Manring of Oakland, CA, and guitarist Kevin Kastning ’86 released a CD titled In Winter on Greydisc Records. Visit 

Jonathan R. Lax

In May, trumpeter Jonathan R. Lax of Summit, NJ, performed at the Festival of Trumpets concert at the International Trumpet Guild conference at Columbus State University in Columbus, GA.

Mac Gollehon

Mac Gollehon of New York City has played trumpet for Bruce Springsteen, Al Jarreau, John Scofield ’73, Madonna, Mick Jagger, and others. The American Showplace label has released his live Latin-jazz CD La Fama. Visit 

Wesley J. O'Brien

Wesley J. O’Brien, Ph.D. of North Haven, CT, is publishing the book Music in American Combat Films: A Critical Study

Dean Brown

Guitarist Dean Brown of San Diego, CA, released Unfinished Business, his fourth album as a bandleader. Visit