Ben Zwerin

Bassist Ben Zwerin of Brooklyn, NY, worked on albums by Daisy Jopling, and LIONZ featuring Lionel Loueke ’00 and Yuval Lion ’96. He appeared in Bass Musician magazine, and recorded “I Forgot To Be Your Lover” for the film The Man With The Iron Fists

Brian Satterwhite

Brian Satterwhite of Austin, TX, scored the film Man on a Mission, and was commissioned to score two silent films, A Sailor-Made Man and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. Visit

JC Monterrosa

JC Monterrosa of Murfreesboro, TN, and JJ Brown released the song “Say A Little Prayer.” Proceeds from downloads of the song will benefit the Hugs Project, which helps overseas military personnel. Visit 

Ayala Asherov Kalus

Ayala Asherov Kalus of Charleston, SC, received a grant from the South Carolina Film Commission. She is working on an animated short with the College of Charleston Orchestra. Visit 

Erik Steigen

Erik Steigen of Santa Monica, CA, launched a music and media company, USA Media Rights Inc. Visit 

Stefan Redtenbacher

Stefan Redtenbacher of Hampshire, England, and his group Redtenhbacher’s Funkestra released the album A Very Funky Christmas. Visit 

Julian Graciano

Julián Graciano of Buenos Aires, Argentina, released the CD Caminos with his Tango En Tres trio. 


Bleu of Los Angeles, CA, completed a successful PledgeMusic campaign to fund his fifth album To Hell with You

Paulo Tozzi

Pianist Paulo Tozzi of São Paulo, Brazil, has released two albums: a CD of duos and trios and a solo piano CD. 

Walter Gross

Walter Gross, of Brooklyn, NY, EMI Music’s senior director of digital marketing, announced Blue Note Records’ new Spotify App.