Playlists

What Berklee is listening to

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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.

Berklee Now Series

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Staff Picks: Unconventional Love Songs

From the agony of young love to an ode to a boombox, the External Affairs team shares some of their favorite unexpected love songs.

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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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Berklee's Favorite Tracks of 2018

Listen to the songs that got Berklee thinking, bobbing, and dancing this year.

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Alumni and Faculty Who Made 2018's Best Music

From hip-hop to Latin jazz, Berklee artists and producers were all over the year's biggest hits.

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Vocal Icons of the '80s: Singers Showcase 2018

Put on your Reebok Pumps and kick it to the hits that made the decade.

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Artists Heating up the Chinese Music Industry

Take a listen to Chinese pop and R&B megastars such as Tia Ray and Joker Xue.

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Hey, Thanks: 20 Songs Called "Thank You"

Ring in Thanksgiving with thankful tunes by everyone from Kehlani to Dave Brubeck.

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A Tribute to Roy Hargrove, 1969–2018

Berklee remembers the jazz horn innovator through his genre-busting music.

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A Place of Power: A Jazz and Gender Justice Playlist

Listen to tracks that explore the question: What would jazz sound like in a culture without patriarchy?

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Signal Flow: The Official Playlist

Hear the full versions of songs discussed in Berklee's new digital music-focused podcast, and other tracks handpicked by the hosts.

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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.

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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.