Al Di Meola

Al Di Meola '74
Al Di Meola '74

Al Di Meola of Westwood, NJ, recorded All Your Life, an acoustic guitar tribute featuring the music of the Beatles, at Abbey Road Studios in London. Visit

John Novello

Keyboardist John Novello of North Hollywood, CA, and his trio Niacin released the CD Krush. The supergroup includes bassist Billy Sheehan and drummer Dennis Chambers. Visit

Greg Abate

Saxophonist Greg Abate of Coventry, RI, released the album The Greg Abate Quintet Featuring Phil Woods. Visit

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Berklee students are eligible to receive a discount of $8 on tickets to select events. Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to see amazing performances at the Berklee Performance Center! The discount is valid toward a maximum of 10 tickets for events during each concert season (fall/winter and spring/summer). There is a four-ticket limit per event.

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Ralph Hammer

Ralph Hammer of Meadow Vista, CA, has performed and recorded with Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Etta James, the O’Jays, and others. He has also worked as a studio guitarist for Motown, CBS, and Capitol Records. He currently performs with his group Blue Rhythm. Visit

Alf Clausen

Alf Clausen of Canyon Country, CA, is a newly elected member of the ASCAP (or American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Board of Directors, in the writer member at-large field.

Jon Damian

Guitar Professor Jon Damian performed with singer Jackie Evancho at the Wang Center in Boston.

Mikael Ringquist

Associate Professor Mikael Ringquist, the leader of Orquesta La Pasión, performed Osvaldo Golijov’s La Pasión Según San Marcos in Colombia and Argentina. He also played on the soundtrack for a Francis Ford Coppola film.

Gail McArthur-Browne

In February, Assistant Professor Gail McArthur-Browne gave a jazz master class at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.