Louis King

Composer Louis King of New York City has received several awards for his jingle music, including a Clio Award and a London International Award for Best Soundtrack for a commercial. Visit www.getmelouking.com.

Martha Colby

Cellist and vocalist Martha Colby of Yellowstone National Park, WY, is a house musician at Old Faithful in Yellowstone. She is also a member of the Lake String Quartet and made her debut as an orchestral soloist in Middletown, NY. Visit www.marthacolby.com. 

Stefan Cohen

Saxophonist Stefan Cohen of Berkeley, CA, is a chiropractor and operates a wellness studio with his wife. He plays in the Grove Valve Orchestra, which won first place in the Fortune Battle of the Corporate Bands, and he took the prize in the best horns category. 

Angela Wiggins

Angela Wiggins of Honolulu, HI, is performing regularly with her Latin jazz group.

Torben Waldorff

In September, Torben Waldorff of Malmö, Sweden, released the album Wah-Wah. It features Gary Versace (keys), Matt Clohesy (bass), and Jon Wikan (drums). 

Terje Gewelt

Bassist Terje Gewelt of Oslo, Norway, released the CD Spindrift, his 10th release on Resonant Music. Visit www.resonant-music.com. 

Tommy Smith

Saxophonist Tommy Smith of Larkhall, Scotland, released the album Karma, named best album in the 2012 Scottish Jazz Awards. Visit www.tommysmith.co.uk. 

Kevin Kastning

Kevin Kastning of Groton, MA, released an album with Mark Wingfield titled An Illustrated Silence. Visit www.kevinkastning.com. 

Michael Castaldo

On October 8, Michéal Castaldo of New York, NY, performed his single “Pray’r” live on television in Manhattan’s Columbus Day Parade. Visit www.michealcastaldo.com. 

Scott Schroen

Scott Schroen of Alpharetta, GA, and his Frank Zappa tribute act Ugly Radio Rebellion, released two DVDs and gave a Zappa clinic at ROCKU. His article “Zappa Survivor” was published in the European Online Music magazine.