Davey Jones of Scituate, MA, won the 2011 DJ Battle of the Beats at Lansdowne Pub, where he was spinning and drumming simultaneously. Dirt Water News magazine, which covers nightlife in Boston, recently featured him on the cover.
Jacob Cohen of Williamsburg, NY, plays the part of a drummer in the Broadway comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, featuring James Corden at the Music Box Theatre in Manhattan. For more information, visit www. jacobcolincohen.com.
Ellen Angelico of Nashville, TN, has advanced from agent to part owner of Vulcan Army Booking. She helped spearhead the release of the agency’s first compilation album, This Is Vulcan Army Booking, Vol. 1. Visit www.vulcanarmybooking.com.
Bassist Ian Underwood of Bridgewater, CT, just released the jazz-fusion album Help I Lost My Body. It features Melissa Aldana on sax, Juan Ospina ’07 on piano, and Devin Collins on drums. Visit www.ianunderwoodbass.com.
Trombonist Grzegorz Rogala of Zgierz, Poland, and his band Projekt Grzegorza Rogali performed a John Zorn composition featuring Israeli saxophonist Sagit Zilberman and a rapper on the Kosher Jam on UK Jazz Radio in December 2011. Visit www.rogala.art.pl.