David Alan Bunn of Baltimore, MD, served as the composer, orchestrator, and bandleader for Black Stars of the Great White Way concert hosted by Cecily Tyson, Norm Lewis, and Phylicia Rashad at Carnegie Hall.
Philippe Souriant of Belle Allée Saint Francois, Guadelope, released the album Un nouveau jour, featuring his brother, bassist Loïc Souriant ’82. Two of his songs are published with French publisher Absilone. Visit his You Tube channel at souriant philippe.
Saxophonist Scott Robinson of Teaneck, NJ, placed just behind Sonny Rollins in the December 2014 Down Beat Readers Poll. He also placed third on baritone, and fifth in the miscellaneous instrument category.
Dave Hammond of Denver, CO, is the director of bands at Denver School of the Arts, an arts magnet school he helped establish in 1993. He is also working on Four Canals, his first release of original music.