Eric Maltz of Brooklyn, NY, worked with the production company TK Digital to create three new commercials for Japanese cell provider Docomo USA. He has done music and sound design for other productions and is recording with his band Peculiar Gentlemen and with Maya Solovey. Visit www.notasound.tv.
Kristen Long of Gulf Shores, AL, cowrote and arranged the song “Not Forgotten,” which was placed in the movie Mandie and the Forgotten Christmas that aired on ION television for the 2011 holiday season.
Saxophonist and composer Bob Reynolds of Los Angeles, CA, is fin- ishing an album featuring John Mayer ’96, Aaron Parks, Eric Harland, John Shannon ’02, Oli Rockberger ’02, Janek Gwizdala ’00, and Bashiri Johnson. Visit www.bobreynoldsmusic.com.
Drummer and percussionist Blake Paulson of Studio City, CA, released the books for the Drum SetCoordination Workbook series: All Styles (Parts One and Two), Blues & Jazz, and Afro-Cuban & Latin. Visit www.blakepaulson.com.
In April the Berklee Symphonic Winds premiered the piece “Kagemusha” by Chris Opperman of Clifton, NJ. He is also completing the EP Studio House, featuring original material, plus cov- ers of songs by Frank Zappa and Carla Bley.