Joe Walsh, the managing director of the American Roots Music Program, toured with the Gibson Brothers. The ensemble won in the Album of the Year category for Help My Brother and in the Vocal Group of the Year category from the International Bluegrass Music Association, and in the Song of the Year category from the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America. The group recently performed in Nashville and Europe and is working on a new album.
Professor of Piano Neil Olmstead and Professor of Jazz Composition Scott Free released the album Colaboraçáo. It was recorded at Berklee by Assistant Professor Ted Paduck with a faculty development grant.
Chair of Contemporary Writing and Production Matthew Nicholl and Professor of Contemporary Writing and Production Michael Farquharson released the CD Della by Moonlight, featuring Assistant Vice President for International Programs Greg Badolato on tenor sax and Associate Professor Tim Miller on guitar.
Professor of Film Scoring Sheldon Mirowitz scored the documentary The Minister’s War, and worked on the score for the film First Comes Love, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.