Playlists

What Berklee is listening to

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Staff Picks: Power Songs for Marathons and Beyond

Inspired by the Boston Marathon, the External Affairs team shares the songs that help them dig deep, from Beyoncé to Bruce Springsteen.

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A 'Global Passport': 10 Years of the BGJI

Alumni of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) reflect on what the institute means to them.

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Long Live the King of Surf Rock: A Tribute to Dick Dale

With the recent passing of guitar icon Dick Dale at age 81, guitar faculty member Bobby Stanton traces Dale's unmistakable sound throughout rock history.

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Celebrating 10 Years of the American Roots Music Program

Listen to the artists performing at the program's commemorative concert, with genres ranging from folk to gospel to bluegrass.

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Artists Discovered by Hitmaker Sylvia Rhone

From Missy Elliott and Dream Theater to Camila Cabello and Jason Mraz, listen to some of the hits launched by the industry icon.

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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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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.

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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.