Ken Field

Saxophonist Ken Field of Cambridge, MA, and the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble released the album Live Snakes, receiving an editor’s pick award in DownBeat magazine. Visit

Laura Klein

Laura Klein of Berkeley, CA, is an associate professor of the Alexander Technique at the California Jazz Conservatory. Visit

Charlie Hiestand

Charlie Hiestand of Seattle, WA, and his band Hopscotch released their eponymous CD, a collaboration with Jeanie Mishler. Visit

Harrison Goldberg

Harrison Goldberg of Gualala, CA, and his group Cloudfire released the album Trance Lucent. He also collaborated with visual artist Yeh Fei Pai. Visit

Terry Roland Smith

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Terry Roland Smith ’76
Terry Roland Smith ’76

Guitarist Terry Roland Smith of Phoenixville, PA, released the CD Jazz Pop 101. was produced by Grammy winning producers Joe Nicolo and Phil Nicolo of Studio 4 Recording in Conshohocken, PA. The music is available for download at Amazon and iTunes among other sites. Caption: Terry Roland Smith ’76

Michael Druxman

Michael Druxman of Corrales, New Mexico, released the CD Last Call, featuring Tim Sleigh ’77.

Russell Golub

Russell Golub of Daly City, CA, released the album Outside World. The disc features 10 rock songs, nine of which were written or cowritten by Golub, who contributed guitar, bass, and vocal tracks to the project.

Brent Bowman

Brent Bowman of Lenexa, KS, leads the River Cow Orchestra. The group recently completed its ninth CD that received a review in the June-July issue of Jazz Ambassador magazine.

Cathy Segal-Garcia

Vocalist Cathy Segal-Garcia of Granada Hills, CA, released Never Forgotten, a CD/DVD of performances with the late guitarist Ted Greene. Visit

Nick Labuschagne

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Nick Labuschagne ’73 (left)
Nick Labuschagne ’73 (left)

Film composer Nick Labuschagne of Houghton, South Africa, won the Statistical Award for Live Music Broadcast, a Wawela Music Award from the South African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO). Caption: Nick Labuschagne ’73 (left)