Terry Roland Smith

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Terry Roland Smith ’76
Terry Roland Smith ’76

Guitarist Terry Roland Smith of Phoenixville, PA, released the CD Jazz Pop 101. was produced by Grammy winning producers Joe Nicolo and Phil Nicolo of Studio 4 Recording in Conshohocken, PA. The music is available for download at Amazon and iTunes among other sites. Caption: Terry Roland Smith ’76

Michael Druxman

Michael Druxman of Corrales, New Mexico, released the CD Last Call, featuring Tim Sleigh ’77.

Russell Golub

Russell Golub of Daly City, CA, released the album Outside World. The disc features 10 rock songs, nine of which were written or cowritten by Golub, who contributed guitar, bass, and vocal tracks to the project.

Brent Bowman

Brent Bowman of Lenexa, KS, leads the River Cow Orchestra. The group recently completed its ninth CD that received a review in the June-July issue of Jazz Ambassador magazine.

Cathy Segal-Garcia

Vocalist Cathy Segal-Garcia of Granada Hills, CA, released Never Forgotten, a CD/DVD of performances with the late guitarist Ted Greene. Visit cathysegalgarcia.com.

Nick Labuschagne

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Nick Labuschagne ’73 (left)
Nick Labuschagne ’73 (left)

Film composer Nick Labuschagne of Houghton, South Africa, won the Statistical Award for Live Music Broadcast, a Wawela Music Award from the South African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO). Caption: Nick Labuschagne ’73 (left)


Patrick Kurdy

Patrick Kurdy of Boise, ID, is the president of the Idaho Jazz Society, which received a gift to establish an endowment fund for college music scholarships. Visit idahojazzsociety.org.

Keni Fink

Keni Fink of Willits, CA, released the album Anybody Listening? on Deep Space Records. Visit dspacer.com.

Alf Clausen

Alf Clausen of Canyon Country, CA, is the composer for The Simpsons, recently acquired by FXX. The network launched “Simpsons World,” providing on-demand access to all episodes and a compendium of Clausen’s work. Visit simpsonsworld.com.

Gary Burton


Gary Burton of Fort Lauderdale, FL, won the Jazz Journalist Association’s award for Best Book of the Year for Learning to Listen. He also won in the Mallets Instrumentalist of the Year category.