Alumni News

PODCAST: The Jitterbug Vipers

March 25, 2014

Alumnae Sarah Sharp and Masumi Jones are the Berklee half of the Jitterbug Vipers, and play a languid blend of country, Americana, and swing.

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Flight of Fire Releases Their “Stolen Voices Project”

March 24, 2014

Berklee band Flight of Fire has released their "Stolen Voices Project", which thematically centers on sexual assault and rape. The band's front-woman, Dorian Maverick discusses her motives and inspirations for the project.

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PODCAST: The Field Effect

March 13, 2014

The Field Effect is a rock quartet featuring four Berklee alumni with a passion for well-crafted songs filled with introspective lyrics, infectious melodies, and ferocious rhythms.

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Dream Theater to Perform Student's Arrangements at Opera House Show

March 11, 2014

Dream Theater will perform Berklee student Eren Başbuğ's arrangements at its March 25 concert at the Boston Opera House. 

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The Checkout - Live at Berklee: Matthew Stevens Quintet

March 11, 2014

Presented by Berklee, NPR Music, and WBGO FM, The Checkout - Live at Berklee, brings critically acclaimed alumni back to their alma mater for intimate concerts at Cafe 939. The series continues on Wednesday, April 2, with guitarist Matthew Stevens and his quintet, featuring Gerald Clayton (piano), Vicente Archer (bass), and fellow alumni Eric Doob (drums) and Paulo Stagnaro (percussion).

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Alumni and Students Hit SXSW Stages

March 10, 2014

Berklee-affiliated musicians will be everywhere at South by Southwest this year, including official showcases and unofficial ones, panels, and the annual Berklee live music party.

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Inside Berklee PODCAST: Bill Banfield

March 10, 2014

Professor Bill Banfield, founder and director of Berkee's Africana Studies Program, talks about his group, the Jazz Urbane, its debut CD, and the spirit of mentorship the project fosters.

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PODCAST: Thaddeus Hogarth '88

March 7, 2014

Associate professor of guitar Thaddeus Hogarth '88 might just be the world's most popular guitar teacher.

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The Checkout – Live at Berklee with Warren Wolf and Wolfpack

February 25, 2014

The Checkout – Live at Berklee continues on March 5 with Warren Wolf and Wolfpack live at Cafe 939, over the web at nprmusic.org, and through WBGO FM's airwaves. 

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Lisa Fischer on Being 20 Feet from Stardom and Next to Jagger

February 25, 2014

Lisa Fischer, one of the most in-demand backup singers in the world, stopped by Berklee ahead of her tour with the Rolling Stones to screen 20 Feet from Stardom. 

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