Summer Student Max Ridley
This year is the fourth that Max Ridley has attended Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program, and it ended with a bang. The bassist's participation in the college's City Music program has paid off in high-profile gigs and a full-tuition scholarship to Berklee.
Acoustic jazz quartet James Farm, featuring saxophonist Joshua Redman, opens the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival September 23. Check out "Polliwog," from James Farm's self-titled CD.
Dayramir and Habana Entrance to Perform at Detroit Jazz Festival
Rising Cuban pianist Dayramir Gonzalez will sit in with Paquito D'Rivera and the Detroit Jazz Festival Orchestra on September 3.
PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Susan Rogers
MP&E professor Susan Rogers blends her experience as a music engineer and producer for such artists as Prince, India.Arie, and Barenaked Ladies with her scientific training to teach students how to make successful music.
Symphonic Bands in Valencia
As Berklee's Valencia campus began offering workshops, Composition Department chair Greg Fritze participated in a Spanish symphonic band competition. Berklee president Roger H. Brown reported back.
New Keyboard Publications from Berklee Press
Berklee Piano Department professors Suzanna Sifter and Ross Ramsay have published Berklee Jazz Keyboard Harmony and Chord Scale Improvisation for Keyboard.
BPC Fall Season On Sale
The Berklee Performance Center's fall shows are now on sale. With more than 50 concerts representing a wide range of genres, there's sure to be something to appeal to every music lover.