Jeffrey Izzo of Seattle, WA, is an assistant professor of music industry studies at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. He is composing a score for the university’s production of Mother Courage and Her Children.
Saxophonist Claire Daly of New York City released the CD Baritone Monk with support from the North Coast Brewing Co. All proceeds will benefit the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. Daly has also been touring with her quartet and keeping a busy teaching schedule.
In October, saxophonist Ken Field of Cambridge, MA, performed Erik Lindgren’s Extreme Spirituals with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra. Field’s latest CD was released in November. Visit www.kenfield.org.