Steve Nixon

Keyboardist Steve Nixon of Chicago, IL, has performed with Ronnie Baker Brooks, Koko Taylor, Buddy Guy, Lonnie Brooks, and others. Nixon also runs the website 

Branko Hodzic

Branko Hodzic of Arlington, VA, and the Sandbox Kings released the album Secrets. Visit 

Melissa Axel

In late 2011, Melissa Axel of Los Angeles, CA, released her album Love, Humanity, Metamorphosis on limited-edition vinyl. Visit 

Kip Jones

Kip Jones of St. Paul, MN, was recently appointed as the violinist in the string quartet ETHEL. 

Damian Erskine

Bassist Damian Erskine of Portland, OR, played with the Jaco Pastorius Big Band at the Blue Note in Tokyo and the Montreux Jazz Festival. He recorded the CD Joy Luck with Peter Erskine New Trio and has toured with Gino Vannelli. Visit 

Inaki Sandoval

Iñaki Sandoval of Barcelona, Spain, released the CD Miracielos, featuring Eddie Gomez (bass) and Billy Hart (drums). Visit 

Bob Reynolds

Bob Reynolds of Los Angeles, CA, created the music for a new scripted dramatic series called Jan, starring Steven Moyer (True Blood), Virginia Madsen (Sideways), and Caitlin Gerard. Visit 

Healthy Us is a Wrap

Congratulations to the Technology Resources staff that completed the 11-week team competition!

Julie Mahendran

This summer, Julie Mahendran of Toronto, ON, played in Hong Kong as the featured artist at the Blue Bar in the Four Seasons Hotel. Visit 

Patrick Charles

In August, Patrick Charles of Woodland Hills, CA, performed at the Sumida Jazz Festival in Tokyo, Japan. He is recording an album with pianist and composer Kevin Toney of the Blackbyrds. Visit