Michelle Lewis

Michelle Lewis of Boston, MA, released the album The Parts of Us That Still Remain, featuring the single “Run Run Run.” Visit michellelewismusic.com

Omar Ledezma

Omar Ledezma of San Francisco, CA, is a member of the Pacific Mambo Orchestra. The group won a Grammy Award in the Best Tropical Jazz Album category. Visit pacificmambo.com

Todd Clouser

Todd Clouser of Wellington, FL, founded the nonprofit Music Mission. Visit toddclouser.com

Marc Cincone

Marc Cincone of Brooklyn, NY, is the director of development at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Brookville, NY. Visit tillescenter.org

Mónica Giraldo

Mónica Giraldo

Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Mónica Giraldo of Bogota, Colombia, released the album Que venga la vida (Let Life Come). Visit monicagiraldo.com. Caption: Monica Giraldo ’02

Elan Trotman

Saxophonist Elan Trotman of Mattapan, MA, released the single “Smooth  ’n’ Saxy,” which became the second most added song on the Billboard charts. Visit elantrotman.com.  

JooWan Kim

JooWan Kim

JooWan Kim composes for and directs Ensemble Mik Nawooj, which released the album A Hip-Hop Orchestra. Visit ensemblemiknawooj.com.  Caption: JooWan Kim ’01

Jaleel Shaw

Saxophonist Jaleel Shaw of Paterson, NJ, recently toured with trumpeter Tom Harrell and bassist Esperanza Spalding ’05. Visit jaleelshaw.com.

Diego Scliar

Diego Scliar of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, endorses Tama Drums. Visit scliar.com.

Kate Ferris

Kate Ferris of Marblehead, MA, is on the board of directors of the Salem Jazz and Soul Festival and is the director of bands at the Village School in Marblehead, MA.