Khari Allen Lee

Khari Allen Lee of Auburn, AL, and the New Creative Collective, released the album Conscious Evolution. The group held the Concert for Our Conscious Evolution, a celebration of the birthday of John Coltrane. Visit 

Rebecca Loebe

Singer-songwriter Rebecca Loebe of Austin, TX, released the album Circus Heart. She also performed at Berklee’s Café 939. Visit 

Asuka Kakitani

Asuka Kakitani of Brooklyn, NY, released her debut album Bloom, featuring an 18-piece orchestra. Visit for more information. 

Steve Gregory

Steve Gregory of Stafford Springs, CT, released the album River to the Sea. It features Jon Francis ’99 on drums. Proceeds from downloads will go to the Connecticut Food Bank and Love146 charities. Visit

Travis Vance

Travis Vance of Nashville, TN, was the bassist and bandleader on tour with Thomas Rhett, opening for Jason Aldean. 

Luis Santiago-Sierra

Luis Santiago-Sierra is the commanding officer of the 319th Army Reserve Band in New York. He composed and produced a Christmas CD for the Puerto Rico National Guard Language Center and composed music for Nadine Martinez for “Gris,” presented at the Wave Rising Series. 

Gregory Pavliv

Gregory Pavliv of Cedar Grove, NJ, is the director of training for Little Kids Rock, a nonprofit that provides assistance to public schools. The program has reached more than 200,000 students in the United States. Bruce Springsteen made a recent appearance at an event that raised $800,000. Visit 

Kizzy McHugh

Kizzy McHugh of Rotterdam, Netherlands, is a TV host, actress, singer, and songwriter. Her new album, Unspoken Rhyme, was produced by Robert Jansen and Piet Souer. Visit 

Matt Moliti

Matt Moliti of Woodland Park, NJ, released his third album with Dark Empire, From Refuge to Ruin, and endorses Vigier Guitars. He is an instructor and the show director for School of Rock in Chatham, NJ. 

Jason Mendelson

Jason Mendelson of Woodland Hills, CA, established Bass Strings Online, an online bass string shop. Visit