What Berklee is listening to

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Performers from Berklee City Music's Encore Gala 2018

Hear a preview of the Encore Gala's dance floor tunes in this week's playlist.

Berklee Now Series

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2018 Beantown Jazz Festival Artists

From post-bop to microtonal jazz, listen to the range of styles represented on this year's lineup.

1 + 1 = 3: Vocal Partnerships Inspired by Lucius

Ahead of Lucius' upcoming Boston tour date, listen to the band and other songs that put a premium on transcendent vocal work.

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Artists Featured in the Fall 2018 Signature Series

From jazz and fusion to traditional Paraguayan music to experimental electronica, listen to artists coming to Berklee this fall.

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What Composer Toby Chu Listened to While Scoring Pixar's Bao

From traditional Chinese music to tracks from the film Kung Fu Hustle, Chu shares songs that influenced his scoring process for Bao.

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Selections from Center Stage

Boston Conservatory at Berklee launches the Center Stage, featuring an eclectic mix of dance, music, and theater works.

Aretha Franklin at the 2006 Berklee commencement proceedings

Remembering Aretha Franklin

In light of the sad news of vocal titan Aretha Franklin '06H passing away at age 76, we remember her the best way we can: through her soul-shaking music.

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Songs Featuring Electronic Digital Instruments

Listen to tracks by artists who shape their sound using electronic digital instruments.

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Summer Jams from Summer Programs

Take a listen to a sampling of past Summer Programs students, from Jon Batiste to Betty Who to Robert Glasper.

Artists Performing in the Summer in the City 2018 Concert Season

Listen to some of the Berklee acts that round out the 2018 Summer in the City concert season.

Collaborations in the Spirit of Eaux Claires

Students are helping produce a festival centered around musical collaborations. Listen to other tracks that feature unexpected partnerships.

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12 Songs that Became Anthems of Change

On issues ranging from civil rights to gender equality, songs have transformed culture. 

Trumpeter Alonzo Demetrius

Artists from Berklee and Beyond Featured at 2018 BAMS Fest

Listen to Berklee artists who will perform at the BAMS Festival, such as Niya Norwood, Alonzo Demetrius, and RickExpress.