Berklee Today


Fall 2001 Issue

Volume 13

Number 2


In Berklee today's

Fall 2001 issue
:

SCOTLAND'S HARDEST-WORKING JAZZMAN

For some time now, tenor man Tommy Smith '85 has been top dog in Scotland's jazz scene.

 

LEAD SHEET

We Heard You

by David McKay

YOU'RE THE BOSS

A few thoughts about the business side of your career from rock guitar hero Steve Vai

by Steve Vai

"FAT TIME, PLAY ME SOMETHING”

A look back at Mike Stern's classic "Fat Time” solo on the 1981 Miles Davis The Man with the Horn CD

by Mark Small

ALUM PROFILE

Eve Nelson '86: The Need to Say Something

by Mark Small '73

FACULTY PROFILE

Joanne Brackeen: The Performance is a Work of Art

by Mark Small '73

BERKLEE BEAT

Al Kooper and Elvin Jones, Summer Guitar Sessions, Will Davis gets the chair, Joanne Brackeen profile, faculty news, and more

CD DISTRIBUTION

Seeking a distribution deal for your indie CD? The McCluskey chronicles provide an analysis of the costs versus the potential career benefits.

by Associate Professor Kevin McCluskey

ALUM NOTES

News, quotes, and recordings of note

FINAL CADENCE

ALUMNI BEAT

L.A. NEWSBRIEFS

CODA

The Music Goes On

by Fred Bouchard


EDITOR Mark Small '73
CONTRIBUTORS Toni Ballard, Fred Bouchard, Peter Gordon, Kevin McCluskey, David McKay, Marjorie O'Malley, Adrian Ross, Rob Ruffin, and Steve Vai
COVER PHOTO Paul Thorbon
GRAPHICS C0NSULTANT Robert Torres
COPY EDITOR Lauren Horwitz