Bob Sinicrope

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 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

Joshua Breakstone

Guitarist Joshua Breakstone of West New York, NJ, released the album 2nd Avenue: The Return of the Cello Quartet, featuring Mike Richmond, Lisle Atkinson, and Andy Watson. It is his 21st album as a bandleader. Visit

Al Di Meola

Guitarist Al Di Meola of New Milford, NJ, released the album Elysium. In June he was named the 22nd recipient of the Montreal International Jazz Festival’s Miles Davis Award.

Steve Sternberg

Pianist Steve Sternberg of Tallahassee, FL, has worked full time on the retirement home circuit for five years in Florida and Alabama. He has also taught private lessons on piano, saxophone, flute and harmonica since 1982. Visit

John Novello

Keyboardist John Novello of North Hollywood, CA, plans a January 2016 release of his solo album Ivory Soul, featuring the single “Crush” with Gerald Albright. The latest CD by his band Niacin reached number 19 on Billboard magazine’s jazz charts. Visit

Gene Perla

Bassist and producer Gene Perla of Easton, PA, who has worked with numerous jazz greats, released the album Bill’s Waltz on his own PM Records label. Visit

EAP News You Can Use - Get Smart About Brain Health

Keeping intellectually stimulated and socially active is just as important to healthy aging as exercise an eating right.

Take advantage of our EAP program and the different resources they have to help you with taking care of your brain!

LifeScope is offering an interesting webinar on the topic. To get more info check out their monthly poster.

Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Week at Berklee: Oct. 19 - 23

October is recognized nationally as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Berklee will host a week of events and activities in recognition of domestic and intimate partner violence (DV/IPV) awareness from October 19th - 23rd.  DV/IPV Awareness Week is sponsored by Berklee Health & Wellness, the Reach Out Initiative, and the Office for Diversity & Inclusion.