A young trumpeter returns to Berklee to talk about a range of topics, including teaching, playing, current events, and the sound of music in post-Katrina New Orleans. He headlined at the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival, and took the time while he was in town to chat about his latest recording, the current state of the industry, and the ways the culture of his hometown New Orleans is evolving.
Berklee College of Music, Heavy Rotation Records, and Berklee Alumni Affairs present the seventh annual CMJ Music Marathon showcase of alumni and student artists on October 17, at Sullivan Hall in New York City.
Fresh off her victory in the Monk International Jazz Competition for saxophone alumna performs, the Chile-born Aldana is only 24 yet displays incredible artistry as a tenor player and maturity as a composer and bandleader.
Two decades in, Clem Snide is still going strong with adventurous indie-rock.
Pablo Munguia '98 won an Emmy Award for his work on the Grammy Award broadcast.
Berklee alumni Jim McGorman '95 and Steve Fekete '96 talk to students about playing the long game, and what they’ve learned about making in the music business.
Berklee alumnus Ramin Djawadi is the man behind the music for Game of Thrones. When Djawadi ’98 was tapped to compose the score, an epic quality was the guiding principle. The German composer shared his thoughts on what it takes to compose for Game of Thrones, his time at Berklee, and what an effective score should do.
Berklee alumna and saxophonist Melissa Aldana made history for female instrumentalists with her win at this year's Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.
Melissa Aldana '09 returns to campus to begin the 2013-14 series in partnership with WBGO and NPR Music on October 9.
Belgian bassist Sebastian Jasinski, a.k.a. Lenox, moved to Paris after graduating from Berklee in 2003 and gigged for several years before committing himself to producing his own music.
Piano faculty share piano practice techniques.
Cognitive psychologist, neuroscientist, and author Daniel Levitin '80 welcomes faculty and staff to the academic year at this year's Opening Day event.
Berklee alumni make up a quarter of this year's semifinalists in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.
This group brings together alumni who’ve stayed close, both personally and professionally, even as their careers have woven together and verged apart over the years.
An Italy-born alumna creates compositions that break boundaries between several styles.
Opera-singer-turned-songwriter serves up gutbucket tunes in Nashville
A Palestinian musician brings his band to the main stage of the Newport Jazz Festival.
Berklee College of Music alumnus Abe Laboriel Jr. '93, longtime drummer for Paul McCartney who is also known for performing and recording with Steve Vai, Sting, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, and many others, talks to the Boston Globe in advance of his local gig with Sir Paul at Fenway Park.
On September 28, music lovers of all ages will gather for the 13th annual Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival in Boston’s historic South End.