Pianist and composer Roy Assaf of New York City will release his debut album for Jazz Legacy Productions in March. It features Reuben Rogers '94 (bass), Roy Hargrove '89 (trumpet), and Greg Hutchinson (drums).
Kyle Ewalt and Steven Shewbrooks released their fourth album, Hands Down, as dance/electronica duo Kyven. Their music has appeared on MTV's Jersey Shore, NBC's The Voice, and the Britney Spears documentary I Am the Femme Fatale.
Keyboardist Tim Pascoal of St. Peters, MO, produced and recorded the jazz CD The Sun Stood Still. It featuresGustavo Assis-Brasil '01, Mauricio Zottarelli '02, and Evan Marien '09. Also participating are Tito Pascoal, Richard Bona, Bob Mintzer, Russell Ferrante, and Tom Kennedy. Visit www.timpascoal.com.
Guitarist Ryan Fleming of Framingham, MA, completed a one-week tour of Sweden with his band Field Trip. The group also released its debut album There's Shag on Jupiter, featuring Tim Paul Weiner '03 (bass), Graham English (keyboards), and Nadjim Kebir (drums). Visit www.fieldtripband.com.