Jordan Seigel

Jordan Seigel of Westlake Village, CA, launched Jazz Music Library, a website devoted to high-quality jazz music for film and television placements. Visit jazzmusiclibrary.com.

Sophia Pizzulo (aka Sugar Joans)

Sophia Pizzulo (aka Sugar Joans) of Los Angeles, CA, released her debut single “NVR.” Visit sugarjoans.com.

Vinny da Silva

Vinny da Silva of Dorchester, MA, and Gustavo D’Amico ’14 are part of the Brazilian music group Acadêmicos de Milton Friedman. In October 2015 they performed at the Forum of Liberty and Democracy event in São Paulo, Brazil.

Jonathan Orland

Saxophonist Jonathan Orland of Paris, France, released his second album, Small Talk. He backs such artists as Michel Reis, Gui Duvignau, and Valea Antos. Visit jonathanorland.com.

Julian Lage


Julian Lage ’09

In March, guitarist Julian Lage of New York City will release the album Arclight with backing from bassist Scott Colley and drummer Kenny Wollesen. He is currently on a tour of Europe and the United States. Visit julianlage.com.

Dylan Galvin

Dylan Galvin of La Plata, MD, and Cameron Gainer ’13 are members of the band Iz’em. The group will tour this spring. Visit izemmusic.com.

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 nunof.com.

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 melissaaldana.com.

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 gregoriouribe.com.

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