Sadao Watanabe at the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival
On September 23, Japanese jazz master Sadao Watanabe presents a free concert in Berklee's David Friend Recital Hall as part of the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival. The show is one of dozens of events throughout Boston in the week leading up to the free outdoor festival on Saturday, September 25. To find out more, watch a special edition of What's Happening at Berklee or check out the full schedule at beantownjazz.org.
Saxophonist Grace Kelly was an award-winning, internationally touring jazz artist even before she enrolled at Berklee, and on September 25 she's one of 15 artists performing for free at the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival. Get a preview with one of her originals, "Filosophical Flying Fish."
Stefan Lessard on Berkleemusic.com
Dave Matthews bassist Stefan Lessard takes Berkleemusic.com courses while on tour.
Alumni Nominated for Latin Grammys
Five alumni are up for 11 Latin Grammy Awards to be presented on November 11.
Student Emily Elbert Among Glamour's Top 10 College Women
The singer/songwriter is a winner in the magazine's competition honoring the best college students nationwide.
Julian Lage at Umbria
Performing at the Umbria Jazz Festival, alumnus Julian Lage '08 shows the confidence of his varied musical convictions.
Berklee Global Jazz Institute Septet Plays Monterey
Berklee students head to Monterey to play in its annual jazz festival.
Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez Returns to Berklee for Residency
The best-selling "chica lit" author, two-time Pulitzer Prize–nominated journalist, and Berklee grad will talk about ways that music and literature inform one another.
Berklee Riffs: Natural Music in Language
At Berklee’s summer Songwriting Workshop, singer/songwriter Keppie Coutts teaches students to hear and harness the rhythms in everyday speech.
Music Business Journal: Live Touring in China
A music business major investigates the opportunity for Western artists to tour in China.
Tickets go on sale October 1 at the BPC box office and through Ticketmaster.
Chucho Valdes, BPC, October 28
Win Tickets to Larry Watson and the Alvin Foster Orchestra
On September 27, Berklee professor Larry Watson and a full orchestra and choir honor the trailblazers of the black musical tradition. Five lucky winners will each receive a pair of tickets to the show. To enter, email firstname.lastname@example.org by September 23 with the subject line "Larry Watson."