Richard D. Johnson Releases First Glance Reply

Assistant Professor Richard D. Johnson released an album entitled First Glance on August 27 created by his Jazz recording label, AFAR Music, containing pieces all composed by Johnson. The album received a positive review on bebop spoken here and the recording label was featured in an interview discussing how AFAR Music transformed during the pandemic into a free recording studio to allow everyone the ability to record music.

Devin Gray Release Melt All the Guns Reply

Melt All the GunsDevin Gray (BM ’06, Jazz Percussion) releases Melt All the Guns on June 4, 2021 for the 7th National Gun Violence Awareness Day. The music on the recording was composed during fall of 2019 and recorded by Gray, Ralph Alessi, and Angelica Sanchez. A release party will be held at Soapbox Gallery in Brooklyn on July 9, 2021 at 8:00 pm EDT.