Saxophonist Bob Reynolds of Los Angeles, CA, released the album Somewhere in Between. John Mayer, Aaron Parks, Eric Harland, Oli Rockberger, Janek Gwizdala, and John Shannon played on the CD. Visit www.bobreynoldsmusic.com.
In August, Patrick Charles of Woodland Hills, CA, and his Makandel Group performed at Sumida Triphony Hall in Tokyo, Japan, with Gaku Murata ’04 (guitar) and Michael Roberts (saxophone). Charles is an Exodus Cymbals endorsee. Visit www.patrick-charles.com.
Elik Alvarez of Pasadena, CA, won the Goldspirit award in the Best Documentary Score category at the International Film Music Festival in Córdoba, Spain. He was a guest conductor for the Córdoba Symphony Orchestra during the awards ceremony.