Will Weissman

Bassist Will Weissman of Los Angeles, CA, and drummer Jesse Magnuson '06 of Hudson, NH, are performing with the band Queen Caveat. The act won in the Best Rock category at the 2011 Hollywood Music in Media Awards.

Brady Watt

Brady Watt of Brooklyn, NY, has been doing session work for artists including Mos Def, Snoop Dogg, and Talib Kweli. He has also been touring with Ski Beatz, the Senseis, and Murs. Visit www.bradywatt.com.

Shohei Toyoda

In 2011, guitarist Shohei Toyoda of Columbus, OH, won fifth place in the Winfield, Kansas, National Fingerstyle Championships. He later won the grand prize in the National Thumbpickers annual competition in Kentucky. Visit www.shoheitoyoda.com.

Andy Reiner

Fiddle player and vocalist Andy Reiner of Brighton, MA, and his band the Earth Stringband completed a tour of Asia in October 2011. The band includes Eric Robertson '10 (mandolin), Stash Wyslouch '10 (guitar), and Sam Grisman '08 (bass). Visit www.earthstringband.com.


In October 2011, Rajdulari of New York City released her solo debut albumHoneyWine online. The album features Enrico de Trizio '10 and Aaron Brooks-Roberts '03 on keyboards, Giancarlo de Trizio '10 on drums, and Freddy DeBoe'08 on saxophone. Visit www.rajdularimusic.com.

Justin Nault

Singer/songwriter Justin Nault of Madison, TN, recorded his debut album at Matchbox Studios in Austin, TX, in 2011. Nault is slated to star in the premiere of the reality show Bud United Presents: The Big Time on ABC. Visit www.justinnault.com.

Gina Cimmelli

In July 2011, Gina Cimmelli of Brooklyn, NY, and her band Gina's Picture Show won the Independent Music Awards' Vox Populi award. The band also features Jeni Magana '08, Matt Weber '11, Stoddy Blackall '10, andMatt Coser '09. Visit www.ginaspictureshow.com.

Aaron Weinstein

Jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein of New York City is performing throughout the country with his trio and as a guest violinist for other artists. Visitwww.aaronweinstein.net.

Noah Plotkin

Drummer Noah Plotkin of Brooklyn, NY, plays with various groups including Acrylics, Bizi Gara, and Citay. He also operates the booking agency Plotkin Presents.

Liam McCormack

Songwriter Liam McCormack of Maynard, MA, released his first full-band album,Missing. The project also features Brian Packer '06, Amber Newton '09, and Steve Sinatra '06. For more information, visit www.yellowbirddd.com.