Peter Vantine of Middleton, MA, released the solo piano CDs Prayerful Improvisations 2 and Peaceful Classics. Proceeds from Peaceful Classics will benefit the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund. Visit petervantine.com.
Kurt Rosenwinkel recently toured Asia playing solo guitar concerts. Stops included Shanghai, China; Seoul, Korea; and Hong Kong. He will also play at the Barcelona Jazz Festival in November and at SFJazz in San Francisco in January 2016. Visit kurtrosenwinkel.com.
Tony Schultz of North Quincy, MA, was elected as the vice president of the Eastern Region of U.S. and Canada for the Audio Engineering Society. He has owned and operated Big T Productions for 26 years. Visit bigtproductions.com.
Saxophonist Mario Perrett of Stoneham, MA, is featured on blues guitarist Ronnie Earl’s latest album Father’s Day on Stony Plain Records. It debuted at number three on Billboard magazine’s blues chart. Perrett is also an artist in residence at Wally’s Café jazz club in Boston.