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Alumni Musicians

We would like to thank the following individual musicians for the generosity of their time and talent. You make Chicago beautiful.

Neal Alger, guitar: 2008, 2009
Sean Archer, vocals: 2008
Mikel Avery, drums: 2007
Chris Avgerin, drums: 2009
Renee Baker, violin: 2009
Steve Bass, drums: 2008
Chris Beckstrom, sax: 2008
Pete Benson, piano: 2007
Tyler Berg, drums: 2008
Ben Bell Bern, trumpet: 2009
Leslie Beukelman, vocals: 2011
Cory Biggerstaff, bass: 2008, 2012
Curtis Black, trumpet: 2008
Tyrone Blair, drums: 2008
Geof Bradfield, sax: 2009
Xavier Breaker, drums: 2012
Larry Brown, guitar: 2011
Nate Brown, bass: 2012
Maggie Brown, vocals: 2010
Melvin Butler, sax: 2011
Lesley Byers, vocals: 2007
Evan Cauble-Johnson, guitar: 2010
Alex Cain, vocals/trombone: 2010
Dan Canton, guitar: 2009
Michael Cascio, percussion: 2007
Jody Casden, djembe/vocals: 2009
James Chafin, vocals: 2010
Rob Clearfield, accordian, piano: 2007, 2008
Charlie Coffeen, keys: 2008
Amanda Crumley, vocals: 2008
Graham Czach, bass: 2010
Tim Daisy, drums: 2010
Caroline Davis, sax: 2010
Jon Deitemyer, drums: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Justin Dillard, piano: 2012
Steve Edwards, guitar/compositions: 2007
Dan Effland, guitar: 2008
Marcus Evans, drums: 2008
Marcin Fahmy, keys: 2008
Alex Feldman, bass: 2008
Thad Franklin, trumpet: 2007
Nicholas Gajewski, drums: 2008
Paulinho Garcia, guitar: 2011
Gabriel Datcu, guitar: 2009
Ben Gray, drums: 2008
Tim Green, bass: 2009. 2011
Chris Greene, sax: 2008
Alan Gresik, piano: 2007
Tim Haldeman, tenor sax: 2007
Anton Hatwich, bass: 2011
Myles Hayes, vocals: 2008
Ed Hermanek, drums: 2011, 2012
Derrick Hershey, guitar: 2008, 2009
Marquis Hill, trumpet: 2010
Laura Hoffman, piano: 2008
Scott Earl Holman, organ: 2009
Michael Jellick, piano: 2010
Marc Courtney Johnson, vocals: 2007
Ben Joseph, electric bass: 2010
Jeremy Kahn, piano: 2009
Johnaye Kendrick, vocals: 2007
Guy King, vocals/guitar: 2011
John Kregor, guitar: 2010
Aaron Koppel, guitar: 2008
William Kurk, piano: 2009
Dan Lopatka, bass: 2011
Bob Lovecchio, bass: 2008
Chris Mahieu, piano: 2007
Rich Marcisz, guitar: 2010
Alex Marianyi, saxophone/flute: 2010
Joel Martinez, drums: 2009

Nick Mazzarella, sax: 2008
Brendan McAlinden, drums: 2009
Tammy McCann, vocals: 2009
Stacy McMichael, bass: 2008
Garrett McGinn, bass: 2008:
Makaya McCraven, drums: 2010
Tony Mhoon, bass: 2007
Solitaire Miles, vocals: 2011
Dave Miller, guitar: 2010
Stuart Mindeman, organ/piano: 2010, 2011
Brandon Mitchell, bass: 2007
Doug Mitchell, drums: 2008
Kim Mniszewski, trombone: 2010
Typhanie Monique, vocals: 2008
Heather Moran, vocals: 2009
Josh Moshier, piano: 2009
Patrick Mulcahy, bass: 2011
Bruce Nelson, vibes: 2009
Matt Nelson, organ: 2008
Ben Neuman, piano: 2010, 2011
Casey Nielsen, guitar: 2012
Colin O'Malley, guitar: 2009
Jesse Palter, vocals: 2010
Richie Pardo, bass: 2010
Junius Paul, bass: 2009
Mark Piane, bass: 2008
William Porter, cello: 2009
Andy Pratt, guitar: 2009
Josh Ramos, bass: 2008
Dave Rempis, saxophones: 2010
Mathew Roberts, drums: 2010
James Ross, bass: 2012
Lisa Roti, vocals: 2009
Jack Rusnak, cornet: 2010
Frank Russell, bass: 2012
Dave Saenger, guitar: 2008
Mike Salter, tenor sax: 2007
Javier Saume, bongos: 2007
Mike Schlick, drums: 2007
Kurt Schweitz, bass: 2009
Ari Seder, guitar: 2008, 2012
Rick Shandling, drums: 2009
Trevor Shandling, piano: 2009
Robert Skiba, guitar: 2007
Lucy Smith, vocals: 2008
Clark Sommers, bass: 2009
Fred Sonntag, drums: 2010
Greg Spero, piano: 2010
Milton Suggs, vocals: 2011
Rebecca Sullivan, vocals: 2008
Malgorzata Sztwiertnia, vocals: 2009
Daniel Tabion, piano: 2008
Jim Tashjian, guitar: 2011
Justin "Justefan" Thomas, vibraphone: 2012
Michele Thomas, vocals: 2010
Scott Tipping, guitar/mandolin/vocals: 2008
Mariama Torruella, vocals/fiddle: 2008
Zvonimir Tot, guitar: 2011
Dennis Trainor, reeds: 2010
Robert Tucker, drums: 2008
Matt Ulery, bass/compositions: 2007, 2008, 2009
Alejandro Urzagaste, guitar: 2007
Jake Vinsel, bass: 2007
Greg Ward, sax: 2008
Jeremy Williams, bass: 2009
Tony Wisnewski, bass: 2009
Juli Wood, vocals/sax: 2007
Aaron Wright, saxophone: 2009
Sarah Marie Young, vocals: 2011