Luis Disla, Abraham Laboriel, Leo Quintero, & Paul Hoyle

 

Saxophonist Luis Disla of Hollywood, FL, released his solo debut project, The Prophecy on October 4. The album features Alex Acuña on percussion, Abraham Laboriel '72 on bass, Steve Gadd on drums, Leo Quintero '83 on guitar, Jorge Luis Sosa on keyboards and Paul Hoyle'83 on vocals. The album also includes special guests Nestor Torres and Tito Puente Jr. Visit www.luisdisla.com.

 

Peter Stauffer

Guitarist Peter Stauffer of Quarryville, PA, currently teaches 50 students per week at LifeSong Christian Books & Music in Quarryville and Rising Sun School of Music in Rising Sun, MD.

Scott Robinson & Joe LaBarbera

 

Saxophonist and composer Scott Robinson of Teaneck, NJ, had his first composition for symphony orchestra performed in Italy by the Orchestra Filarmonica de Marchigiana featuring Martin Wind, Joe LaBarbera '69, and Bill Cunliffe. Robinson also performed at the Louis Armstrong Jazz Festival in Hungary in June.

 

Scott Robinson & Joe LaBarbera

 

Saxophonist and composer Scott Robinson of Teaneck, NJ, had his first composition for symphony orchestra performed in Italy by the Orchestra Filarmonica de Marchigiana featuring Martin Wind, Joe LaBarbera '69, and Bill Cunliffe. Robinson also performed at the Louis Armstrong Jazz Festival in Hungary in June.

 

Benny Uyetake

Guitarist and composer Benny Uyetake of Haiku, HI, is a music instructor and the director of the Kalama Intermediate School ukulele orchestra. The orchestra consists of a mix of 110 seventh- and eighth-grade students. Uyetake also teaches a total of 100 sixth-graders in the beginning band. Visitwww.bennyuyetake.com.

Friday, September 12: Last Day to Add/Drop Fall 2014 Courses

This is a reminder that the deadline to add or drop fall 2014 courses, including courses tested out of through Credit by Exam, is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12.

Entering Students

Entering students may not add/drop online. You must go in person to the academic department that manages the course by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 12.

Continuing and Returning Students

Add/drop courses online at my.berklee.edu. Simply login and then under the “Registration” submenu:

Warren Paradise

 

Keyboardist Warren Paradise of Santa Cruz, CA, is in a six-piece funk band Funkranomicon. The group won a contest to appear as the opening band on the main stage at the San Jose Jazz Festival in August opening for the Ohio Players.

 

Bobby Sanabria

Percussionist Bobby Sanabria of Bronx, NY, and his multi-Grammy-nominated big band headlined at New York City's Apollo Theater on June 18 in celebration of the 100th birthday of "the father of Afro-Cuban jazz," Mario Bauzá. Visit www.bobbysanabria.com.

Jonathan Lax

 

Trumpet player Jonathan Lax of Summit, NJ, recently performed with the Lower Cape Concert Band at Preservation Hall in Wellfleet, MA, on Cape Cod. Lax is a music educator in the Bayonne public school system in Bayonne, NJ, and a freelance performer.

 

Bernie Kenerson

 

Electric wind instrumentalist Bernie Kenerson of Myrtle Beach, SC, was in Boston in October to perform at the Wonder Bar with his trio Science Factory. Visit www.berniekenerson.com.

 

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