Faculty News

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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The Jazz Urbane Premieres "Playing with Other People's Heads"

March 4, 2014
The Jazz Urbane, the Berklee-based group established by the college’s Africana Studies leader, Bill Banfield, premieres work from its latest album at Scullers Jazz Club with special guest Tia Fuller...
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PODCAST: Pletenitsa Balkan Choir

February 28, 2014
Listen to a medley of Bulgarian folk songs from the 2013 Berklee Middle Eastern Festival. This year's festival will feature the music of Armenia.
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Berklee Presents Sun Ra Cosmic Centenary

February 3, 2014
The Signature Series at Berklee continues with Sun Ra Cosmic Centenary, celebrating the 100th anniversary of one of the most eclectic and electric musicians of the 20th century, Sun Ra. 
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First Night Boston Featured Music of Berklee Alumnus/ Faculty Ben Cantil

January 28, 2014
This year's First Night Boston featured the work of Ben Cantil, a Berklee alumnus and current faculty member of Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain. His music played during the 10 minutes leading...
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PODCAST: Inside Berkee—Michael Sweet

December 18, 2013
Michael Sweet, an associate professor who teaches video game scoring, has seen the gaming grow from a niche market into a $60-billion-a-year industry—and one that needs music. 
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PODCAST: Javier Limón

November 20, 2013
The artistic director of Berklee's Mediterranean Music Institute collaborates with students and alumni from the Middle East on his latest project.
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Jazz Bassist Eddie Gomez Awarded Berklee in Valencia's First Honorary Doctorate

October 24, 2013
Legendary jazz bassist and Grammy Award-winner Eddie Gómez was awarded an honorary doctor of music degree at Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain. This was the first-ever honorary doctorate...
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Paula Cole Joins Berklee Faculty

August 27, 2013
Berklee College of Music announces that Paula Cole has joined the college's Voice Department. Cole, a 1990 Berklee graduate, is a Grammy winner and seven-time Grammy nominee who has sold...
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Annual Jazz at the Fort Concert Features Vocalist Diane Richardson

July 26, 2013
The annual Jazz at the Fort concert brings top Berklee faculty and alumni jazz artists to Marcella Park in Roxbury.
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