Berklee Today


Fall 2001 Issue
Volume 13
Number 2


In Berklee today's
Fall 2001 issue
:

SCOTLAND'S HARDEST-WORKING JAZZMAN

For some time now, tenor man Tommy Smith '85 has been top dog in Scotland's jazz scene.

 

LEAD SHEET
We Heard You
by David McKay

YOU'RE THE BOSS

A few thoughts about the business side of your career from rock guitar hero Steve Vai
by Steve Vai

"FAT TIME, PLAY ME SOMETHING”
A look back at Mike Stern's classic "Fat Time” solo on the 1981 Miles Davis The Man with the Horn CD
by Mark Small

ALUM PROFILE

Eve Nelson '86: The Need to Say Something
by Mark Small '73

FACULTY PROFILE

Joanne Brackeen: The Performance is a Work of Art
by Mark Small '73

BERKLEE BEAT
Al Kooper and Elvin Jones, Summer Guitar Sessions, Will Davis gets the chair, Joanne Brackeen profile, faculty news, and more

CD DISTRIBUTION

Seeking a distribution deal for your indie CD? The McCluskey chronicles provide an analysis of the costs versus the potential career benefits.
by Associate Professor Kevin McCluskey

ALUM NOTES
News, quotes, and recordings of note

FINAL CADENCE

ALUMNI BEAT

L.A. NEWSBRIEFS

CODA

The Music Goes On
by Fred Bouchard


EDITOR Mark Small '73
CONTRIBUTORS Toni Ballard, Fred Bouchard, Peter Gordon, Kevin McCluskey, David McKay, Marjorie O'Malley, Adrian Ross, Rob Ruffin, and Steve Vai
COVER PHOTO Paul Thorbon
GRAPHICS C0NSULTANT Robert Torres
COPY EDITOR Lauren Horwitz