Guitarist Andy Bianco of Brooklyn, NY, performed at New York’s Blue Note Jazz Club with Nickel and Dime OPS. The band has a weekly residency at Smoke Jazz & Supper Club in Manhattan and released a new album this summer. Visit www.andybiancomusic.com.
Karin Ryan of Atlanta, GA, was named as the director of the Carter Center for Human Rights. Ryan works directly with former President Jimmy Carter and Mrs. Rosalynn Carter helping victims of human rights abuse.
Joe Chinni of Boston, MA, and his brother Tony are part of the group the Deathrays, which recently released the CD Songs from a Vacuum. Chinni mixed and mastered the album, in addition to playing keyboards. Visit www.deathrays.com.