Multiple Grammy Award–winning drummer, producer, and educator Terri Lyne Carrington and Grammy Award–winning saxophonist, composer, and arranger Joe Lovano team up for the final Gathering of 2020.
A classically trained pianist, Patrice Rushen has spent a lifetime honing the skills that make her one of the music industry’s most versatile and sought-after artists.
The Berklee Jazz and Gender Justice Group, directed by Terri Lyne Carrington, performs originals "Black Swan Dance" and "20/20" by the group's pianist Camila Cortina Bello and saxophonist Veronica Leahy. This performance was part of the 2020 virtual Monterey Jazz Festival and features Leahy on saxophone, Bello on piano, Wenju Wu on bass, and Ivanna Cuesta Gonzalez on drums.
Maimouna Youssef is a Grammy-nominated singer, MC, songwriter, activist, and hip-hop artist from Baltimore, Maryland. Elena Pinderhughes is an award-winning vocalist and flutist from the Bay Area, California.
Join the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice for an evening of discussion centered around jazz and gender with special guests Tracy McMullen and Sarah Elizabeth Charles.
Drummer, composer, and educator Adam Cruz was born in New York City and has been a vital creative force on the international jazz scene for the last two decades.
Five-time Grammy winner Dianne Reeves is among the world's preeminent jazz vocalists.
Originally from Germany, Ingrid Laubrock is an award-winning saxophonist and composer who has been based in Brooklyn since 2009.
Join the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice for a piano summit that transcends genre.
We are so excited to welcome our first guests of fall 2020 with a virtual drum summit.
Leading instrumentalists and educators discuss gender bias, breaking barriers, and building a new paradigm in the music industry, and how they have adapted, conquered, and innovated despite the obstacles of the past and present.
Tineke Postma is an internationally acknowledged jazz saxophonist and composer from the Netherlands.
As a composer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and unique interpreter of the jazz tradition, Camille Thurman is an award-winning artist who is taking the jazz world by storm.
Helen Sung is an award-winning pianist, composer, and educator from Houston, Texas.
A singer, composer, arranger, and educator, Wade is a professor at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and was just recently appointed to Peabody Institute.
The Monterey Jazz Festival’s Next Generation Women in Jazz Combo is a group of talented young women from across the United States, directed by award-winning bassist Katie Thiroux B.M. ’09.
Nona Hendryx is a vocalist, record producer, musician, author, and actress from New Jersey.
Michele Rosewoman is an award-winning jazz pianist, composer, and educator based in New York.
Global icon Dee Dee Bridgewater is a multiple Grammy winner, Tony winner, music producer, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and jazz vocal legend.
"Potent, assured enough for political protests, and filled with enough bright energy to soundtrack double-dutch competitions, the music of Georgia Anne Muldrow erases the boundaries between progressive soul, organic hip-hop, and avant-garde jazz."