Nuno Fernandes

Recording engineer Nuno Fernandes of London, UK, worked with Bryan Adams on projects including Get Up and Live at Bush Hall, and on Diana Krall’s Wallflower. He has also worked with Jeff Lynne, Pete Brown, and Procol Harum. Visit

Melissa Aldana

Saxophonist Melissa Aldana of Brooklyn, NY, performed at the Apollo Theater for the Jazz & Blues Foundation’s tribute to Sonny Rollins. She recently toured in Europe with Pablo Menares and Allan Mednard. Visit

Keiko Ueda (aka Keiko Shiga)

Keiko Ueda (aka Keiko Shiga) of Kumamoto, Japan, worked on the music for the Japanese film Magic Utopia, which was nominated as an official selection for the 2015 Anchorage Film Festival.

Gregorio Uribe

Gregorio Uribe of Brooklyn, NY, and his 16-piece big band released the album Cumbia Universal featuring Rubén Blades. Visit

Chris Joye

Chris Joye '07

Chris Joye of Peoria, IL, recently scored a feature length documentary about autism titled Programming Hope. He continues to score projects for various media. He was was a bass guitar presenter at the NAMM Show 2016 for Gittler Instruments.

Emily Shackelton-James

Emily Shackelton-James of Nashville, TN, is part of the group the Ellas, which released their debut album Merry & Bright in November on Scat Pack Records.

Jake Hertzog

Jazz guitarist Jake Hertzog of Brooklyn, NY, released the album Beyond the Standard Model, available as a free download from his website. It features Harvie S ’70 and Victor Jones. Visit

Ryan Heenan

Ryan Heenan of Costa Mesa, CA, was spotlighted in the New York Daily News regarding his jingle-writing career on Fiverr. He also runs a gym with his wife.

Tiana Gustafson

Tiana Gustafson of San Luis Obispo, CA, is the owner of Firefly Media, a company providing design and online marketing services. Visit

Kyle Crane

Kyle Crane of Orange, CA, was nominated for the 2015 Up and Coming Drummer award by Modern Drummer magazine. Visit