Saxophonist Mark Legault of Southbridge, MA, was inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame with the r&b band Steve Smith & the Nakeds. Visit thenakeds.com. Legault also repairs instruments for Boston public schools.
Saxophonist Ken Field of Cambridge, MA, and the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble released the album Live Snakes, receiving an editor’s pick award in DownBeat magazine. Visit revolutionarysnakeensemble.org.
Guitarist Terry Roland Smith of Phoenixville, PA, released the CD Jazz Pop 101. was produced by Grammy winning producers Joe Nicolo and Phil Nicolo of Studio 4 Recording in Conshohocken, PA. The music is available for download at Amazon and iTunes among other sites. Caption: Terry Roland Smith ’76
Russell Golub of Daly City, CA, released the album Outside World. The disc features 10 rock songs, nine of which were written or cowritten by Golub, who contributed guitar, bass, and vocal tracks to the project.