Photographer Samite Mulondo (“Buhoma Bonds”) fled his homeland of Uganda as a political refugee in 1982. A professional musician, he lives in the United States and performs internationally. In 2002, he founded Musicians for World Harmony, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting peace, understanding, and harmony among peoples, especially the displaced or distressed, through the healing power of music.

  Freelance illustrator Doug Salati (“Great Reads”) lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., and works as an admission counselor at the School of Visual Arts. He holds a BFA in illustration from the Rochester Institute of Technology. More of his work can be seen at Originally from Oneida, N.Y., as a youngster he competed in many summer swim meets at Colgate’s Lineberry Natatorium.

  Writer, musicologist, and self-described “guitar-playing hippie freak” Michael Hamad ’94 (“An instrumental curator”) is the listings editor at the Hartford Advocate. With a PhD from Brandeis University, and an MMus from the University of Hartford, he has taught history, theory, and musicianship at schools including Emmanuel College, Hartt, Brandeis, and Eckerd College. He is co-author of the forthcoming Historical Dictionary of Rock and Pop.

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