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All About Jazz: Take Five with Walter Smith III

Smith, chair of the Woodwind Department, conducts a wide-ranging Q&A on his career, music, and teaching approach.

All About Jazz

HipHopDX: Bryce Vine on Working with YG and Releasing Debut Album

The Berklee alumnus discusses the journey that landed him on Sire Records, including his hip-hop infused, multi-genre breakout track, "Sour Patch Kids."

Hip Hop DX

Premier Guitar: Kim Perlak: Berklee's Guitar Department Chair

In this wide-ranging interview, Perlak discusses studying with Segovia scholars, her teaching approach, and her modern guitar duo with professor David Tronzo.

Premier Guitar

Paste: Molly Tuttle is Ready for Anything

Alumna Molly Tuttle '14 discusses writing for her debut album, When You're Ready, and stepping outside her comfort zone at Berklee. 

Paste Magazine

Rolling Stone India: Hear Boston Prog Rock Band Satva's Sparkling Debut

Students Ranbir Kapoor and Kabir Hiranandani talk about their Mumbai roots and future plans for their band Satva.

Rolling Stone India

WBUR: Berklee Combines Forces with BAMS Fest

Berklee and the Boston Art and Music Soul Festival (BAMS Fest) look forward to presenting their first festival this summer at Franklin Park. 


Radio Open Source: Esperanza Casts a Spell

Esperanza Spalding asserts that her music is not just jazz, but a larger trove of sounds and rhythms that are indescribable to her. 

WBUR's Open Source Radio

WBUR: Berklee's Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice Aims to Combat Sexism in Jazz

WBUR talks with Terri Lyne Carrington, Aja Burrell Wood, and Berklee student Samantha Spear about their experiences with inequity in the jazz world, as well as the institute's plans to address it.


Jazz Times: Berklee Names Walter Smith III Woodwind Department Chair

The alumnus and celebrated saxophonist is an accomplished educator, composer, and performer. Smith begins May 1.

Jazz Times

Billboard: 30 Years of Nick of Time: How Bonnie Raitt's 'Underdog Record' Swept the Grammys and Saved Her Career

Bonnie Hayes, chair of the Songwriting Department, talks about her major contributions to Raitt's classic album.


CEOWORLD Magazine: Best Music Schools in the World for 2019

In the second position, Berklee is noted for its global reputation and a wealth of opportunities for students.  


Billboard: 2019's Top Music Business Schools

Billboard's annual ranking of top music business schoools focused on programs that put students in the field, doing what they dream about after graduation.