Vibraphonist Cary Kocher trained at the University of Michigan under Michael Udow, the late Charles Owen, and Salvatore Rabbio. Kocher plays with latin jazz group Los Gatos and co-leads a classic vibraphone quartet with bassist Paul Keller. Paul Keller’s life-long buddy, the two played together in the Grand Rapids Youth Symphony in 1977-80. Cary recently retired as Forsythe Middle School band director after a distinguished 32-year career as a music educator for the Ann Arbor Public Schools. Cary also taught at the University of Michigan for 12 years.