Soshi Uchida

Bassist Soshi Uchida of Astoria, NY, and the progressive enka band Neo Blues Naki play in the New York area. Uchida has toured with Les Nubians, Brian Slade, Sandra Bernhard, and the Delfonics.


Amanda Marie

Singer/songwriter Amanda Marie of Seal Beach, CA, released the album Amancipation, which was mastered by Gavin Lurssen ’91. Her latest single is titled “Unfairytale.” Visit


Eric Maltz

Eric Maltz of Brooklyn, NY, worked with the production company TK Digital to create three new commercials for Japanese cell provider Docomo USA. He has done music and sound design for other productions and is recording with his band Peculiar Gentlemen and with Maya Solovey. Visit

Kristen Long

Kristen Long of Gulf Shores, AL, cowrote and arranged the song “Not Forgotten,” which was placed in the movie Mandie and the Forgotten Christmas that aired on ION television for the 2011 holiday season.


Opal Leung

Opal Leung of Jamaica Plain, MA, is earning her Ph.D. in organizational behavior at Bentley University. Her research focuses on workers with multiple occupations.


Sara Leib

Jazz vocalist Sara Leib of Los Angeles, CA, has released her new album Secret Love on OA2 Records. Visit


Alyosha Barreiro

Electronic composer Alyosha Barreiro of Mexico City, Mexico, composed and performed for the inauguration of the Mexican monument Estela de Luz in Mexico City. Visit


Bob Reynolds

Saxophonist and composer Bob Reynolds of Los Angeles, CA, is fin- ishing an album featuring John Mayer ’96, Aaron Parks, Eric Harland, John Shannon ’02, Oli Rockberger ’02, Janek Gwizdala ’00, and Bashiri Johnson. Visit


Blake Paulson

Drummer and percussionist Blake Paulson of Studio City, CA, released the books for the Drum SetCoordination Workbook series: All Styles (Parts One and Two), Blues & Jazz, and Afro-Cuban & Latin. Visit


Pascal Kaeser

Bassist Pascal Kaeser of Bolligen, Switzerland, has been touring with Nilsa and backing other European artists. Visit