Oli Rockberger

Pianist and songwriter Oli Rockberger of Brooklyn, NY, is planning a March release of his new album titled Old Habits. Rockberger has been working with several top musicians, including bassist Will Lee, trumpeter Randy Brecker, and songwriter James Maddock.

Katie Miner Eckardt

Katie Miner Eckardt of Franklin, TN, released a Christmas album titled O Come, All Ye Faithful. Visit www.katieminer.com. 

Knut Knutson

Knut Knutson of Berlin, Germany, scored music for the documentary Gold Rush Ghost Ships. He also played on Planet Rock featuring Ice-T, Chuck D., and Afrika Bambaataa. Visit www.lovebombmusic.com. 

George Kallis

George Kallis of Kingston upon Thames, England, wrote the music for the biopic Gagarin: First in Space. Visit www.georgekallis.com.

Richard Furch

Richard Furch of North Hollywood, CA, mixed and recorded Tyrese’s album Open Invitation. Its single “Stay” topped the Urban Contemporary chart and won in the Song of the Year category at the Soul Train Awards 2012. Furch also did mixing for Frank Ocean’s recording Nostalgia Ultra. Visit www.richardfurch.com. 

Matt Cusson

Matt Cusson of Pittsfield, MA, released the EP It’s Christmas Time

Tom Childs

Tom Childs of Lansing, MI, completed a doctorate in composition and is a theory instructor at Interlochen Center For The Arts. 

Zoe Rahman

Zoe Rahman won the Best Jazz Act Award at the 2012 Music of Black Origin Awards held in the United Kingdom. 

Tim Huling

Tim Huling’s piece “Demeter & Persephone” received a Grammy nomination in the Best Contemporary Classical Composition category. Visit www.timhuling.com.

Sheryl Cohen

Sheryl Cohen of Brooklyn, NY, and Chris Young received a Grammy nomination in the Best Pop Performance category for the Olivia Brown song “Everything Will Be Alright.” Visit www.sherylcohen.com.