Jody Espina

Jody Espina of Savannah, GA, produced the George Garzone album Crescent, featuring pianist Leo Genovese ’04 and bassist Esperanza Spalding ’05.

Loïc Souriant

Loïc Souriant ’82
Loïc Souriant ’82

Bassist Loïc Souriant of Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, released the album Bass Traveler.

Luis Disla

Luis Disla of Hollywood, FL, produced and arranged the tropica/salsa project La 313 for his DLM label, featuring vocalist Armando Vega and composer Hector Montijo.

Michael Antonelli

Michael Antonelli of Walden, NY, completed his doctor of music arts degree at Boston University and wrote his dissertation on Joe Lovano and Us Five. Visit

Rolf Sturm

Guitarist Rolf Sturm of North Bergen, NJ, released an album with singer Jenna Mammina titled Spark on Water Street Music. He has appeared on 60 albums with artists including Tony Trischka, Anthony Braxton, and John Medeski. Visit

Scott Robinson

Saxophonist Scott Robinson of Teaneck, NJ, released Mission in Space, featuring Marshall Allen and Henry Grimes on his ScienSonic Laboratories label. Visit

Holt Vaughn

Singer/songwriter Holt Vaughn of Orchard Park, NY, released the album These Songs, Vol. 1, featuring Phil Keaggy, Will McFarlane, Ashley Cleveland, Rick Cua, Jerry Livingston, Tony Morra, and Ted Reinhardt. Visit

Bob Sinicrope

Bob Sinicrope ’78
Bob Sinicrope ’78

Bob Sinicrope of Milton, MA, is the president of the Jazz Education Network (JEN), which will hold its seventh annual conference in Louisville, KY, in January 2016. It will feature keynote speaker Victor Wooten, 75 performances and clinics, a jazz business symposium, and more than 100 exhibitors. Visit

Steven Saltzman

Steven Saltzman ’77
Steven Saltzman ’77

Steven Saltzman of Los Angeles, CA, released the book Music Editing for Film and Television: The Art and the Process. Visit

Richard Niles

Richard Niles of Mission Viejo, CA, is the U.S. representative of the German company Instant Music Licensing, whose software allows easy and fast licensing of music. He also just published a book titled From Dreaming to Gigging: Jazz Guitar in 6 Months. Visit