Jason Eckardt

Composer Jason Eckardt of Kerhonkson, NY, released a new CD titled Subject, featuring flautist Eric Lamb and pianist Marilyn Nonken. He also received performances of his works by bassoonist Rebekah Heller and flautist Claire Chase. Visit ensemble21.com.

Joe Bush

Joe Bush of Southington, CT, won Emmy Awards for his contribution as the audio technician for the Derek Jeter special “Salute 2 the Captain” and the Yankees post-game show “Farewell 2 the Captain.”

Susan Tedeschi

In November, Susan Tedeschi of Jacksonville, FL, will tour Europe with the Tedeschi-Trucks Band. The group recently performed in a tribute to Joe Cocker’s 1970 Mad Dogs & Englishmen tour, featuring many of the original musicians. Visit tedeschitrucksband.com.

Joe Zobkiw

Joe Zobkiw of Raleigh, NC, had his electronic music piece “So This Is How It Ends” used in the video Islands of the Wild Atlantic Way: Shaped by the Sea, which promotes a coastal touring route in Ireland. Visit zobkiw.com.

Peter Vantine

Peter Vantine of Middleton, MA, released the solo piano CDs Prayerful Improvisations 2 and Peaceful Classics. Proceeds from Peaceful Classics will benefit the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund. Visit petervantine.com.

Kurt Rosenwinkel

Kurt Rosenwinkel recently toured Asia playing solo guitar concerts. Stops included Shanghai, China; Seoul, Korea; and Hong Kong. He will also play at the Barcelona Jazz Festival in November and at SFJazz in San Francisco in January 2016. Visit kurtrosenwinkel.com.

Mark Ptak

Mark Ptak of Hawthorne, NJ, and his progressive rock band Advent released the album Silent Sentinel. He did engineering and mixing work on the album. Visit adventmusic.net.

Joanna Katzen

Joanna Katzen of Athol, MA, had her song “And We Shall Want No More” published in the folksong anthology Rise Again, the sequel to the Rise Up Singing collection.

Sam Hooper

Sam Hooper of Los Angeles, CA, and Mike Null released the EP Hoodoo Blues, featuring blues classics by Albert King, John Lee Hooker, Junior Wells, and more. Visit samhooper.com.

Dmitri Matheny

Trumpeter Dmitri Matheny of Oakland, CA, completed a successful Indiegogo funding campaign for his group’s new album Jazz Noir. Visit dmitrimatheny.com.

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