Chip Vayenas of Austin, TX, and Dane Farnsworth ’09 have been touring with the band Mingo Fishtrap in support of their latest album, On Time. Vayenas was featured in a Modern Drummer article in January about the recording. Visit mingofishtrap.com.
Saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa of Montclair, NJ, released two albums: the Charlie Parker–inspired Bird Calls featuring all original music and an album blending multiple genres titled Gamak. Visit rudreshm.com.
Drummer Anders Mogensen of Odense, Denmark, appears on the CD Quintonic (Stunt), featuring George Garzone, Jerry Bergonzi, Carl Winther, and Johnny Åman. The album received four stars in Down Beat magazine. Visit andersmogensen.dk.