Amanda Monaco

Assistant Professor Amanda Monaco and the Queens Jazz OverGround presented a jazz festival in Queens, NY, with Berklee students and Monaco’s quartet Formula One. 

Michael Teoli

Michael Teoli of Tarzana, CA, released Absolutely Filthy Trax, featuring music from Brendan Hunt’s original play of the same name. It features Ben Levin ’11, Alistair Cooper ’04, and Tim Butterworth ’05. He also completed the music for Exorcistic: The Rock Musical Parody. Visit

John Pierce

Ensemble Professor John Pierce’s quintet with Brad Hatfield, Gaye Tolan Hatfield, Stan Strickland, and Bob Tamagni performed in Virgin Gorda at Jazz on the Hill. He also played on the CD Eula! with Eula Lawrence, Jon Hazilla, and Tim Ray. 

Visiting Artist George Massenburg FRIDAY

George Massenburg: Friday, November 8, 2013 2pm – 4pm MPE Studio A

Rebecca Cline

Rebecca Kline
Rebecca Kline

Assistant Professor Rebecca Cline released the book Latin Jazz Piano Improvisation: Clave, Comping, and Soloing for Berklee Press.

Darol Anger

Associate Professor Darol Anger recorded an album featuring Joe Walsh, Lukas Pool ’12, Courtney Hartman ’12, and Sharon Gilchrist. 

Edward Shearer

Edward Shearer of Brighton and Hove, England, made his debut as the producer, arranger, and mix engineer for Mvula Mandondo’s Ambush. He played a variety of instruments on the album. Visit

Greg Fritze

Greg Fritze (left) and Sharad Gurung ’97
Greg Fritze (left) and Sharad Gurung ’97

Professor Greg Fritze orchestrated the new national anthem of Nepal. Sharad Gurung ’97, who is the son of Amber Gurung (the anthem’s composer), presented Fritze with an award.

Yotam Rosenbaum

Yotam Rosenbaum of Los Angeles, CA, cofounded Earbits, a streaming-music service focusing on independent artists. Its roster includes more than 11,000 artists, including Berklee alumni. Visit

Daniel McClain

Daniel McClain of Allston, MA, is featured as a singer/songwriter on the Earth, Wind & Fire album Now, Then & Forever, released in September.