Lucas Vidal

Lucas Vidal of Venice, CA, recorded his orchestral piece at Abbey Road Studios that was featured in Panama at Premios Platino, the Latin film awards show.

Claude Diallo

From the right: Claude Diallo ’06, Andy McGhee, and Linus Wyrsch ’08Claude Diallo of Long Island City, NY, toured internationally with retired faculty member Andy McGhee, Linus Wyrsch ’08, Massimo Buonanno ’10 and Laurent Salzard ’07. Diallo has released the albums Motion in Progress, Nothing To Prove, and New Beginnings. Visit

Giovanni Rotondo

Giovanni Rotondo of Naples, Italy, was chosen to score ll Giudice Meschino, a two-episode TV movie on Italy’s Rai1 station, directed by Carlo Carlei.

Ant Law

Ant Law of Edinburgh, Scotland, and his quintet received funding from the Jazz Services Recording Support Scheme to record their album Entanglement. Mel Bay Publications has released his book 3rd Millennium Guitar: An Introduction to Perfect 4th Tuning. Visit

Brian J. Gardner

Brian J. Gardner of Little Elm, TX, and Cedric Moses are the rap/pop group the Anthm, and released the album Tear Me Down. They performed at the South by Southwest conference. Visit

Minna-Lisa Ferna

Vocalist Minna-Lisa Ferna of Västerås, Sweden, released the album Going Up, featuring Erik Lindeborg, Kristian Lind, and Ikiz. Visit

Timothy Driscoll

Timothy Driscoll of Austin, TX, and his band Dead Earth Politics won an Austin music award as the best performing metal band for the second consecutive year. The group released the EP The Queen of Steel and performed at the recent South by Southwest conference. Visit

Romain Collin

Romain Collin of Antibes, France, and his trio The North, released the album Slow Down (This Isn’t the Mainland), featuring Abe Lagrimas Jr. ’05 and Shawn Conley. Visit 

Roy Assaf

Roy Assaf   ’05Pianist Roy Assaf of New York, NY, recorded with David Sanborn and Marcus Miller. He also released Second Row Behind the Painter, featuring Jake Goldbas and Raviv Markovitz. Visit

Mare Wakefield

Mare Wakefield and pianist Nomad Ovunc, of Nashville, TN, released their Kickstarter-funded album Poet on the Moon, produced by Mitch Dane. Visit