Drummer JL Claybourne of West Hartford, CT, performed at Boston SoulFest 2011 with his band the Enemy Concept. He recently began serving as a judge for Guitar Center's national Drum Off competition and completed his second book, The Groove.
Mike Casano of East Bridgewater, MA, produced and released the neo-soul/hip-hop single "Play That Game" under the name My Key C. The track features Ben Albert '09, rapper Grover, and Patresha Gayle on vocals. It's available on iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby. Visit www.mikecasano.com.
Ajda Snyder of Cambridge, MA, and her band Black Fortress of Opium will release their second albumStratospherical in March. Snyder also provides vocal and band instruction for the nonprofit initiatives Girls Rock Campaign Boston and Ladies Rock Campaign Boston. Visit www.ajdatheturkishqueen.com.