Avi Yosef Gunther

Avi Yosef Gunther of Brooklyn, NY, did the mixing for Lucy Woodward's recent tour of Spain, Italy, and Turkey. Gunther will also engineer Snarky Puppy's upcoming full-length album in Dallas, TX.

Kate Vargas

Singer/songwriter Kate Vargas of New York City performs her original acoustic music regularly throughout the Big Apple. Visit www.kate-vargas.com.

Paul Wandtke

Drummer Paul Wandtke of Chicago, IL, played with Kill Hannah on the 2010 Smashing Pumpkins tour. He endorses Vic Firth sticks, Evans drumheads, and Meinl cymbals. Visit www.paulwandtke.com.

Luisa Sobral

Luisa Sobral of Brooklyn, NY, released the album The Cherry on My CakeJuan Andrés Ospina '07 produced, arranged, and played piano on the album which was recorded in Portugal. Visit www.luisasobral.com.

Sandro Morales

Sandro Morales of Sherman Oaks, CA, scored the feature film A Christmas Wedding Tail. He has also written music for The First Ride of Wyatt EarpVamps, and the HBO documentary The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. Visit www.sandromorales.com.

Ben McKee

Bassist Ben McKee of Sebastopol, CA, and his band Imagine Dragons have been signed to KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records. The group's three EPs are available on iTunes. Imagine Dragons also features Dan Sermon '08 (guitar), Daniel Platzman'09 (drums), and Theresa Flamino '08 (keyboards). Visitwww.imaginedragonsmusic.com.

Jennah Bell

In March 2011, singer/songwriter Jennah Bell of Oakland, CA, released The Early Bird EP. The recording was highlighted on Jay-Z's website.

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.

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