Rudresh Mahanthappa

Saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa of Montclair, NJ, released two albums: the Charlie Parker–inspired Bird Calls featuring all original music and an album blending multiple genres titled Gamak. Visit rudreshm.com.

Angelamia Bachemin

Angelamia Bachemin ’92
Angelamia Bachemin ’92

Percussionist and educator Angelamia Bachemin of New Orleans, LA, performed at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Mid-City’s Bayou Boogaloo, Ladyfest, and French Market Festival.

Pamela York

Pamela York of Kingwood, TX, presented a session on jazz improvisation at the 2015 Music Teachers National Association Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Visit pamelayork.com.

Oliver Steller

Oliver Steller of Frechen, Germany, has sold more than 150,000 albums, and recently released his 17th recording titled Poesie & Musik. Visit oliversteller.de.

Anders Mogensen

Anders Mogensen ’91
Anders Mogensen ’91

Drummer Anders Mogensen of Odense, Denmark, appears on the CD Quintonic (Stunt), featuring George Garzone, Jerry Bergonzi, Carl Winther, and Johnny Åman. The album received four stars in Down Beat magazine. Visit andersmogensen.dk.

Troy Richardson

Troy Richardson of Los Angeles, CA, was the bassist and backing vocalist for the 2015 North American tour of France-based industrial/metal group Phenagen. Visit troyrichardsoncreative.com.

Veronica Petrucci

Veronica Petrucci of Franklin, TN, made her screen debut in But Deliver Us from Evil, starring Eric Roberts. She is a founder of A Voice for Women ministry and is releasing the book How I Made It Out Alive. She and her husband, Angelo Petrucci, ’78 received honorary doctorates from ICW Bible College & Seminary. Visit angeloandveronica.com.

Chuck Mason

Chuck Mason of Miami, FL, performed with guitarist Martin Taylor at the Jazziz Club in Boca Raton, FL.

Rätus Flisch

Rätus Flisch of Unterengstringen, Switzerland, plays bass for Armen Donelian, Tom Schuman, and Lee Pearson. He leads four bands of his own, has released several CDs, and teaches at the Zurich University of the Arts. Visit flischnews.ch.

Thomas Berthold

Thomas Berthold of Munich, Germany, and his band Coloured Lips released the song “Sleepwalking (to Your House),” with an accompanying video. Visit colouredlips.com.

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