In April, Chris Vuk of Cambridge, MA, and the Boston String Quartet performed with a 100-piece orchestra in Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory. The group recorded on Dave Brubeck’s latest CD and participated in a documentary for PBS. Visit www.bostonstringquartet.com.
In June, Claude Diallo of Long Island City, NY, and his band Claude Diallo Situation, won the Swiss “Kind of Jazz” Award. The group was booked to play at the Kaufleuten club in Zurich, Switzerland. Visit www.claudediallo.com.