Satoko Fujii of Tokyo, Japan, and the Satoko Fujii Orchestra Berlin released the album Ichigo Ichie. She also released the Satoko Fujii Tobira album Yamiyo Ni Karasu, and appeared on the recording Uminari by Kaze. Visit satokofujii.com.
Joe Doyle of Nashville, TN, penned the Alabama song “In Pictures,” which Craig Wayne Boyd, last year’s winner of The Voice performed. It debuted at number three on the Billboard country sales chart. Visit joedoylesongs.com.
Joel Goodman of Topanga, CA, won the Society of Composers and Lyricists’ Spotlight Award in recognition of his work at the Tribeca Film Festival. He scored the Ken Burns film Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, as well as Dirty Weekend, Prescription Thugs, and Harry & Snowman. Visit joelgoodman.com.
David Alan Bunn of Baltimore, MD, served as the composer, orchestrator, and bandleader for Black Stars of the Great White Way concert hosted by Cecily Tyson, Norm Lewis, and Phylicia Rashad at Carnegie Hall.
Philippe Souriant of Belle Allée Saint Francois, Guadelope, released the album Un nouveau jour, featuring his brother, bassist Loïc Souriant ’82. Two of his songs are published with French publisher Absilone. Visit his You Tube channel at souriant philippe.