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Nine Berklee Alumni, Three Faculty Members Win Grammy Awards

To date, 124 Berklee alumni have received 294 Grammy Awards, popular music's highest honor.

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Larry Klein Breaks Down His Career in 15 Tracks

The Grammy-winning producer and musician shares stories about working with Joni Mitchell, Herbie Hancock, Madeleine Peyroux, Peter Gabriel, and more.

Luciana Souza's Hushed, Soulful ‘These Things’ Explores the Power of Language

Grammy-winning Brazilian vocalist Luciana Souza B.M. ‘88, who performs at Berklee on February 21, sets music to poetry on her latest album, The Book of Longing.

Your MPC’s Smoking, Bro: Live-Rig War Stories with Mark de Clive-Lowe

On this episode of Signal Flow, pianist and producer Mark de Clive-Lowe ’94 talks performing with live electronics and finding balance in his music, work, and life. The show features music from his new album, Heritage.

Julius P. Williams Is Named First African American President of the Conductors Guild

Williams, a professor in the Composition Department, began his two-year term on January 3. 

Angie Swan - Guitarist, Bassist, Producer

Accomplished guitarist, bassist, and producer Angie Swan ‘05 has toured with David Byrne, Cirque du Soleil, Fifth Harmony, CeeLo Green, Will.i.am, and many others. Learn about Swan’s experience as a female artist and how her education and network at Berklee continually allow her to make valuable professional connections.

Rob Lewis Named Berklee Ensemble Department Artist in Residence

The veteran arranger and musical director has worked with artists such as Christina Aguilera, Dr. Dre, TLC, and Boyz II Men.

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Anthems of the Civil Rights Movement

Listen to artists—from Nina Simone to Bob Dylan—who gave the movement its musical foundation.

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Here & Now: Immigration at the Heart of Drummer Antonio Sánchez's New Album

A new album by Antonio Sánchez '97 is dedicated to fellow immigrants who didn't come to America to pursue a passion, but to flee in fear. 

Here & Now

Boston Herald: Grammys Mix Music with Message

Berklee faculty and alumni received a shout-out in the Boston Herald's Grammy Awards write-up. 

Boston Herald

NBC News: Why I'm Using My Nomination to Speak out about Sexism in the World of Jazz

Tia Fuller pens an opinion editorial for NBC News about why she's using her Grammy nomination to address sexism in the jazz world. 

NBC News

WBZ-TV: Berklee Professor and Former Beyoncé Band Member Nominated for Grammy

WBZ-TV sits down with Berklee professor Tia Fuller and her Rainbow All-Stars Ensemble to take in a performance and talk about her Grammy nomination for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.

WBZ-TV

Los Angeles Times: Joelle James is 'Boo'd Up' For Her Two Big Grammy Nominations

Jolle James' B.A. '11 Grammy nominated song "Boo'd Up" made it to Billboard's Top 20 Best R&B songs of 2018.

Los Angles Times

WBZ-TV: New EDI Program at Berklee Breaks from Traditional Instruments

WBZ-TV speaks to Michele Darling, Sean Skeete, Rishabh Rajan, alumna Claire Lim, and student Maddy Kong about Berklee's inclusion of electronic digital instruments (EDIs). 

WBZ-TV