Chris Joye of Peoria, IL, recently scored a feature length documentary about autism titled Programming Hope. He continues to score projects for various media. He was was a bass guitar presenter at the NAMM Show 2016 for Gittler Instruments.
Jazz guitarist Jake Hertzog of Brooklyn, NY, released the album Beyond the Standard Model, available as a free download from his website. It features Harvie S ’70 and Victor Jones. Visit jakehertzog.com.
Esperanza Spalding of NYC, completed her Emily’s D+Evolution tour with bandmates Matthew Stevens ’04 and Emily Elbert ’11. Spalding was recently nominated for a position at the National Council on the Arts. Visit esperanzaspalding.com.
Shantell Ogden of Nashville, TN, received Songwriter of the Year and Americana Song of the Year awards from the International Music and Entertainment Association for “Ghosts in the Field.” Visit shantellogden.com.