Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and Berklee educator Danilo Pérez recently received multiple honors: Panama's first Victoriano Lorenzo Award and a United States Artists (USA) Fellowship. Grammy-winning trumpeter, composer, and educator Terence Blanchard, a visiting scholar at Berklee, was also named a USA Fellow.
Benny Golson retells his musical upbringing in Phillidelphia and reflects on his experiences with such artists as John Coltrane, Art Blakey, and countless others.
Several of jazz's leading lights, including many Berklee faculty members, students, and alumni, are slated to perform at the 2017 Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, held October 29 and November 1-5.
The 2017 Newport Jazz Festival is primed to draw both traditional jazz aficionados and fusion-minded fans, with many well-known and soon-to-be-well-known Berklee alumni, faculty, and students scheduled to perform.
This year’s Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest was dedicated to Danilo Pérez, the Grammy-winning artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), and featured several Berklee alumni while incorporating opportunities for students.
On March 31, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) will present its eighth annual Berklee Global Jazz Summit with a special concert. This year’s summit celebrates the impact of Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, and Ella Fitzgerald in today’s global jazz era.
Several Berklee alumni, students, and faculty performed at this year’s Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, which was dedicated to women in the jazz world.
Berklee Global Jazz Institute students perform and conduct a workshop at the Americas Latino Eco Festival, writing music inspired by species and natural wonders from their home nations.
Through outreach visits to underserved communities, graduate and undergraduate Berklee Global Jazz Institute students learn not only a high level of musicianship and creativity, but how to direct their talents toward making an immediate and positive impact in people’s lives.
Grammy-winning drummer, pianist, and composer Jack DeJohnette, who has played alongside Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Bill Evans, among others, and mentored an array of Berklee faculty members, recently participated in a weeklong series of workshops at Berklee.
After completing a global jazz–focused master’s degree program, Lee Seung-Ha '15 '16G and Marta Roma '15 '16G teach and work behind the scenes at some of the world’s top jazz festivals.
Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) graduates Anthony Fung and Simon Moullier have been accepted into the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA in Los Angeles.
At the recent Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival, some 40 high school student musicians spent a week learning from their heroes.
At the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival, high school students with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Newport Jazz Workshop performed on the stage after a week of intensive classes.
Berklee Global Jazz Institute students presented an evening of jazz and contemporary music at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Terrace Theater alongside Grammy Award-winning vibraphonist Gary Burton ’62.
Berklee hosted the 26th annual conference of the International Association of Schools of Jazz, June 25-July 1, 2016.
Anthony Fung '15, '16G—who will continue his jazz studies at the Thelonious Monk Institute—leads his quintet on this week's featured podcast track.
The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors will perform at the Newport Jazz Festival on Friday, July 29 with special guests Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci.
Almost two dozen students from 16 countries earned their Master of Music degrees after spending a year immersed in Berklee’s contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program.