Kevin Crosby of Shoreline, WA, is a member of Z.E.R.O., the Zappa Early Renaissance Orchestra, featuring ukulele performances of Frank Zappa’s music. One of the group’s songs is included on Rare Episodes, a CD of Zappa’s music on Cordelia Records.
Maureen Spranza of San Leandro, CA, received a Ph.D. in education, with a specialization in professional studies from Capella University. Her dissertation is titled “How Do Teachers Incorporate Intuition into How They Teach Music? A Phenomenological Exploration.”
Bassist Terje Gewelt of Oslo, Norway, released Steppingstone, a new electric jazz trio CD featuring Staffan W. Olsson (guitar) and Adam Nussbaum (drums). For more information, visit www.resonant-music.com.
Sims Delaney-Potthoff of Madison, WI, and his band Harmonious Wail released Bohemian Tango, the group’s eighth recording. He is the organizer of the Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest, currently in its 11th year. Visit www.wail.com.