David Young

David Young of Decatur, GA, published the school counseling book Skits Are a Hoot for Little Toots!, for grades 2 to 4. He is developing a therapeutic card game for students called “Acting Out.”

Baron Brown

Bassist Baron Brown of Randolph, MA, has toured with Jean-Luc Ponty and as a member of Steve Smith’s Vital Information group.

Wilson Bent

Wilson Bent of Austin, TX, played bass on the Woot Talley + the Box CD Right Where I Want to Be. The group performed live on Good Day, Austin. Visit woottalley.com.

Pascoal Meirelles

Pascoal Meirelles of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, released the Latin jazz album 50.

Jonathan R. Lax

Jonathan R. Lax of Summit, NJ, performed at the Festival of Trumpets Concert at the International Trumpet Guild conference.

Jimmy McIntosh

Ronnie Wood (left) and Jimmy McIntosh ’78
Ronnie Wood (left) and Jimmy McIntosh ’78

Guitarist Jimmy McIntosh of Las Vegas, NV, released the album Jimmy McIntosh and…, where he shares the spotlight with fellow guitarists Ronnie Wood, Mike Stern ’75, and John Scofield ’73. Visit jimmymcintosh.com.

Michael Leasure

Michael Leasure of Melbourne, FL, has a website featuring free music benefiting animal rights and rescue. Visit michaelleasure.com.

Ken Field

Ken Field of Cambridge, MA, performed at the 2014 Roswell Jazz Festival with Chuck Redd, Ray Vega, Ken Pelowski, and others. Visit kenfield.org.

Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell of Seattle, WA, released the album Guitar in the Space Age!, featuring Greg Leisz, Tony Scherr, and Kenny Wollesen. Visit billfrisell.com.

Albert Estiamba Jr.

Albert Estiamba Jr. of Redondo Beach, CA, released a CD with the Brian Buckley Band in November 2014.