Brandon Bernstein

Brandon Bernstein of Pasadena, CA, produced Innocent When You Dream, an evening of Tom Waits music, at the Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill in Toronto.

Ayala Asherov

Composer Ayala Asherov of Charleston, SC, completed her second score for a televised documentary as part of the Carolina Stories series on SCE-TV. She also released a new CD on Navona Records. Visit

Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson of Los Angeles, CA, has been writing and producing for Universal/Motown artists Forever the Sickest Kids, and Brazilian pop star Wanessa. He also worked with Metro Station frontman Trace Cyrus on the theme song for Adidas's NEO clothing ad campaign. Visit

Stefan Held

Stefan Held of Brooklyn, NY, is the owner and head producer for StevenHeroProductions LLC in New York. The company offers composition, recording, mixing, and mastering services. Visit

Julian Graciano

Julian Graciano of Buenos Aires, Argentina, performed with his tango-jazz trio Tango en Tres at the La Paz Festijazz in La Paz, Bolivia. The event was sponsored by the Argentinean embassy.

Ro Gebhardt

Ro Gebhardt of Neunkirchen, Germany, recently performed with bassist Pedro Giraudo in the program From East to West, and blends tango, jazz, and other musical styles. Visit

Jon Dowling

Jon Dowling of Redondo Beach, CA, is releasing his fourth CD, Long Days, Long Nights, this spring. It features production by Warren Huart, John Degrazio, and Shele Sondheim '80 and guest musicians Will Lee and Lee Sklar. Visit

Kevin Brock

Kevin Brock of Portsmouth, VA, released the album . . . and for the Record on iTunes.

Elisabeth Withers-Mendes

Elisabeth Withers-Mendes of New York City was the featured vocalist at the Christmas Jazz Barbados event at the Plantation Theatre in Barbados. Arturo Tappin'88 was also featured. For more information, visit

Eric Barao

Singer/songwriter Eric Barao of Seekonk, MA, released the anti-bullying video To All You Guys. Bleu '96 produced Barao's soon-to-be-released solo album. Visit