Rebecca Loebe of Austin, TX, and her band the New Ordeals released the single “Lie.” She is working on a live album with Goose Creek Music and Entertainment and is touring Canada and Europe. Visit www.rebeccaloebe.com.
Aruán Ortiz of Reus, Spain, released the album Banned in London, which was named among Downbeat magazine’s best albums of the year. He also appeared on the New York Jazz Quartet’s latest album, Blue Divide.
Angela Kempe of San Leandro, CA, released the CD Small Town Heart. She also published the memoir Lupin, which focuses on themes that include post-traumatic stress disorder, sexual violence, and domestic abuse. Visit www.angelasongs.com.