Glenn Ochenkoski

Glenn Ochenkoski of Burbank, CA, is touring with canto-pop singer Jenny Tseng. He appears as a drummer in the movie Atlas Shrugged II

Stan Munslow

Guitarist Stan Munslow of Coventry, RI, published the book Getting Good, Getting Great: What the Best Players Know, with Oaklight Publishing. 

Kim MacRae

Kim MacRae of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, performed her poem “The Consequences of Going to Michael’s Pub on June 16, 1978” at Thin Air, as part of the Winnipeg International Writers Festival. 

Jeffrey Izzo

Jeffrey Izzo of Seattle, WA, is an assistant professor of music industry studies at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. He is composing a score for the university’s production of Mother Courage and Her Children

Lilian Carmona

In October 2012, percussionist Lilian Carmona of São Paulo, Brazil, gave a clinic on Brazilian grooves at Berklee. 

Ray Boyland

Saxophonist Ray Boyland of Lawrenceville, GA, plays regularly with his jazz group the Boyland Point and is working on a new CD. Visit 

Frank Macchia

Saxophonist and composer Frank Macchia of Burbank, CA, and his band Swamp Thing released their second album, Fried Zombie Stew. For more information, visit

Claire Daly

Saxophonist Claire Daly of New York City released the CD Baritone Monk with support from the North Coast Brewing Co. All proceeds will benefit the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.  Daly has also been touring with her quartet and keeping a busy teaching schedule. 

Pascoal Meirelles

Drummer Pascoal Meirelles of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, released his 11th solo album Dubai-Lima Guitar Project

Jon Catler

Jon Catler of New York City, released the album Footsteps with the Fretless Brothers. He also released an album with Willie McBlind called Live Long Day. Visit