D.W. Keating

D.W. Keating of Rancho Cordova, CA, is a freelance recording artist, trumpeter, and teacher, and owns Bad Dog Live. He works with groups including the Touch of Magic-Motown Tribute, Citrus Heights Community Marching Band, Capitol Pops Concert Band, and the Jim Ott Brass Ensemble. Visit www.baddoglive.com.

Antonio Sanchez

Drummer Antonio Sanchez of Jackson Heights, NY, and his band Migration showcased their album New Life, with a CD release event at the Jazz Standard in New York.

Seung-Hee Han

Jazz vocalist Seung-Hee Han of Brooklyn, NY, released the album Sketches on the Sky. Visit www.seung-hee.com

Pedro Brito

Pedro Brito of Caracas, Venezuela, was involved in the Ocumare del Tuy Edo Araguain, a Venezuelan jazz festival in August. 

Sharon Farber

Sharon Farber of Granada Hills, CA, won the Women’s International in Film & TV Showcase Visionary Award in Music. She has scored To Die for Our Country, The Dove Flyer, and Honor Diaries. Her string quartet premiered in May, and her piece “Translucent Rocks” will be performed next January. Visit www.sharonfarber.com

Kevin Barbour

Kevin Barbour of Nashua, NH, composed, performed, and produced the music for his album 3. Visit www.abstractlogix.com.

Myles Brown

Guitarist and composer Myles Brown of Lilburn, GA, recorded the albums Creature Comforts (with the Soundmen) and his own jazz album Jazz Beats & Dope Melodies. He is also working on symphonic music. Visit www.mylesbrown.net

Ryan Shore

Ryan Shore of Burbank, CA, scored the films Mindless Behavior: All Around the WorldDrew: The Man Behind the Poster, and Monster Roll. Shore also scored the pilot of an upcoming Walt Disney series and the video game Spy Hunter.

Manfred Junker

Manfred Junker of Konstanz, Germany, released Manfred Junker´s Journey Within: Celebrating Bill Evans, his 10th recording as a leader. It features Barbara Balzan, Arne Huber, and Matthias Daneck. Visit  www.manfredjunker.com

Nicolas Meier

Nicolas Meier of Boston, MA, and his group released From Istanbul to Ceuta with a Smile. His music was also featured on a MoonJune Records compilation, and he performs with Gabrielle Ducomble, the Oxley-Meier guitar duo, Seven7, and the Guildford Jazz Club. Visitwww.meiergroup.com.