Daniel Ori

Bassist and composer Daniel Ori of New York City is working on his second album, Emuna, due out at the end of the year. The album features Mark Turner '90, Ziv Ravitz '04, Oz Noy, and Sam Barsh. Ori has also released an app entitled Classical Melody Book through the iTunes store. Visitwww.themelodybook.com.

Ian Flores-Dozol


Arranger Ian Flores-Dozol of Benito Juárez, Mexico, wrote the arrangement for the MTV Unplugged album for Mexican multi-Grammy Award winner Zoé. The album was released in February and achieved double-platinum status in August.


Ben Azar

Guitarist Ben Azar of Israel has released his debut album, Organized Memories, on Greg Osby's label Inner Circle Music. The album was recorded by Michael Perez-Cisneros and features Ziv Ravitz '04,Daniel Ori '07, Nir Naaman '05, and Ronen Itzik '03. The recording has received airplay on various radio stations. Visit www.benazar.com.

Aaron Saloman


Composer Aaron Saloman of Montreal, Canada, has composed for video games including American Idol and Critter Crunch. His music has been used in various shows, including Gone Too Far, Teen Cribs,Departures, American Pickers, The TO Show, The Bitter End, Get a Life, The Imploders, Party Down, and others. Saloman is also recording an album with Eleanore Altman '05.


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Dirk Pate

Writer and producer Dirk Pate cowrote and coproduced "Basic Bitch" on Game's new album The Red Album. The album made it to number one on the iTunes album chart and is the first number-one album of Pate's career.

Rory Given

Boston band Gentlemen Hall recently won the Billboard's Battle of the Bands and performed at the Billboard Music Awards in May. The group's members are Rory Given '08, Brad Alderman '07, Jacob Michael '08, Phil Boucher '05, Seth Hachen '06, and Gavin McDevitt '06.

Gregory Tripi

Producer Gregory Tripi of Los Angeles, CA, produced the film scores for The Lincoln Lawyer, Drive, and Contagion with composer Cliff Martinez. The score for Warner Bros. Entertainment film Contagionwas recorded at the Eastwood Scoring Stage in Los Angeles. Tripi is credited with additional music on the soundtrack releases for all three films. Visit www.greg-tripi.com.

Georgi Sareski

Composer and guitarist Georgi Sareski from Skopje, Macedonia, released his fifth album, The Skopje Connection Meets Ernst Reijseger, for the Norwegian label Losen Records. The album features original compositions for trumpet, French horn, acoustic guitar, and cello as well as improvisations. The group dedicated the CD to the victims of the July 22 attack in Oslo and Utøya.