Berklee Today


Summer 2000 Issue

Volume 12

Number 1



In Berklee today's

Summer 2000 issue:

MASTER SONG CRAFTER


After three decades of writing hits for radio, songwriter Tom Snow '69 takes on Broadway.

 
LEAD SHEET

The 2000 Grammy Awards

by President Lee Eliot Berk

Also, Pamela Roller '95 Named to Board of Trustees

BERKLEE BEAT

Alpert, Austin, and Sykes honored at Commencement 2000, James Taylor comes to class, Tiger Okoshi profile, faculty news, visiting artists

HARMONIZING MUSIC AND MARKETING

Creating an album with a marketing plan in mind

by Terry Wollman '80

IN-THE-EAR MONITORS AND HEARING CONSERVATION

A look at the benefits and risks of using in-ear monitors on stage

by Rachel Cruz '93

CHORD-TONE VERSUS CHORD-SCALE SOLOING

Getting back to basics can benefit even the best improvisers

by Professor Hal Crook

ALUM NOTES

News, quotes, and recordings of note

ALUM PROFILE

Jeff Thacher '90: The best part of wakin' up . . .

by Mark Small '73

FINAL CADENCE

CODA

Louis Armstrong and the theory of relativity

by String Department Chair Matt Glaser

EDITOR Mark Small '73
CONTRIBUTORS Toni Ballard, Lee Eliot Berk, Hal Crook, Rachel Cruz, Matt Glaser, Sarah Godcher, Peter Gordon, Adrian Ross, and Terry Wollman
COVER PHOTO Chuck Place
GRAPHICS C0NSULTANT Robert Torres and Michèle Malchisky