Nenyi Quaison-Sackey

Nenyi Quaison-Sackey of Oxnard, CA, and Bill Macpherson ’91 and their band Native Vibe released the album In the Land of Muses. Visit

Juliana Hatfield

Juliana Hatfield of Cambridge, MA, and Matthew Caws formed the band Get There. They recently toured Europe and released the album Minor Alps and made a music video featuring actress French Julie Gayet.

John Baldwin

John Baldwin of Virginia Beach, VA, has performed at Busch Gardens (Williamsburg, VA) and led music at Renaissance Church (Virginia Beach). He acted in theatrical shows, and his music appeared on VH1’s Behind the Music. Baldwin has won the Gigmasters and ASCAPlus awards. Visit

Stefan Veit

Stefan Veit ’88Stefan Veit of Filderstadt, Germany, released the book Honky Tonk Piano: Play Songs & Improvise!, featuring original compositions plus songs by Keith Emerson, Oscar Peterson, and Winifred Atwell. Visit

Tom Chang

Tom Chang of Fort Lee, NJ, released the album Tongue & Groove, blending jazz, South Indian, and contemporary classical music.

Matt Kaslow

Matt Kaslow of Brooklyn, NY, performed several shows with vocalist Taylor Dayne.

Terje Gewelt

Bassist Terje Gewelt of Oslo, Norway, performed on the John Surman/Karin Krog CD Songs About This and That, which won the 2013 Norwegian Grammy for best Norwegian jazz Recording. Visit

Linda Lorence Critelli

Linda Lorence Critelli of Tenafly, NJ, is president of the New York chapter of the Recording Academy. She is the vice president of writer/publisher relations for the performing rights organization SESAC.

Tommy Smith

Tommy Smith of Larkhall, Scotland, heads the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, which released the album American Adventure. Smith produced and played on the album, featuring guitarist Mike Stern ’75.

Stephan Sieber

Stephan Sieber of Basel, Switzerland, worked with producer George Whitty on a new album. Among the featured performers are Vinx, Dean Brown ’77 (guitar), Sieber (percussion) and George Whitty (keyboards).