Justin Purtill of Grass Valley, CA, released a new album of improvisational folk music entitled The Sun in Splendor on Constant Clip Records. It is available on Bandcamp, iTunes, and CDBaby. Visit justinpurtill.com.
Nathalia Palis of Stevenson Ranch, CA, is a bilingual children’s songwriter and performer. She released her second album Dream a Little (Sueña un Poquito) and has been featured on Univision and The Talk (CBS). Visit nathaliamusic.com.
JooWan Kim and the Ensemble Mik Nawooj received a Google AdWords Grant, giving the band a monthly stipend to share its music. In October, the band will be in residency at Zoo Labs, where they will record their second album. Visit ensemblemiknawooj.com.
Jonathan Geer of Austin, TX, is the pianist and composer for the nuevo tango ensemble Austin Piazzolla Quintet. The group released its third self-titled album featuring four compositions by Geer. Visit apqtango.com.