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).

Lauren Kinhan

Lauren Kinhan ’86
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Sandrine Lee

Lauren Kinhan of Hampton Bays, NY, released the album Circle in a Square, featuring Randy Brecker, Romero Lubambo, Gary Versace, Donny McCaslin, and Joel Frahm. Visit

Daniel Indart

Daniel Indart of Tarzana, CA, was interviewed by Elizabeth Espinosa on the CNN Latino’s show Sin Límites, discussing Latin music in Hollywood’s entertainment industry.

Christian Jacob

Christian Jacob '86Christian Jacob of Granada Hills, CA, released his first solo recording, Beautiful Jazz: A Private Concert. Visit 

Rockin’ Ron Carter

Rockin’ Ron Carter of Jeffersonville, VT, released a collection of pirate music for children titled Pirate PaRRRty. Visit 

Pengbian Sang

Pengbian Sang of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, was nominated for Soberano Awards in the Arranger/Orchestrator and Album of the Year categories for his band Retro Jazz’s CD. It includes Federico Mendez ’00, and faculty members Dan Cantor and Jonathan Wymer worked on the album.

Sandra Wall

Sandra Wall of Rochester, VT, plays with the bands Kim and the Nurse and Megan on the Right. She performed at the 2013 Tweed River Music Festival.

Chris DeRosa

Chris DeRosa of New York City performed in Germany and Thailand in a video for Renee Ruth’s single “Midnight.” He is the drummer and musical director for the band Dubb Agents. Visit