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Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors Perform at the Kennedy Center, April 24

April 6, 2015

The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, a quintet composed of students attending the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), will perform as part of the Kennedy Center’s Conservatory Project.

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Berklee Presents Fred Taylor with George Wein Impresario Award

April 6, 2015

Berklee presented famed jazz promoter Fred Taylor with the first-ever George Wein Impresario Award. 

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PODCAST: Curtin

April 6, 2015

The debut album from Brooklyn-bred duo Curtin, One for the Doghearted, features Berklee alumni Sweeney Tidball ’03 and Andrew Tracy ’04, who also handled mixing, as well as Wilco keyboardist Mikael Jorgensen.

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An April 1 Announcement from Berklee

April 1, 2015

Berklee embraces an oft-overlooked instrument as the latest addition to its music curriculum.

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Vanyaland: Listen to Performances from Berklee's SXSW Party

March 30, 2015

Listen to live performances from Berklee's SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond.

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The Checkout – Live at Berklee: Gregorio Uribe Big Band

March 27, 2015

Singer/accordionist Gregorio Uribe leads a 16-piece orchestra that blends Colombian rhythms with big band arrangements. 

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From Food Operas to Video Game Scoring, Professor Ben Houge Makes Interdisciplinary Connections through Music

March 26, 2015

Berklee professor Ben Houge finds endless possibilities for innovation with music across fields.

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Jacob McCaslin Trio

Close Encounters Festival: Bringing Nations Together through Music

March 26, 2015

Berklee band Jacob McCaslin and the Jaywalkers was chosen to represent Berklee and the United States at the 2015 Close Encounters Festival.

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Kaushlesh Purohit at the console in The Ark, a Berklee recording studio

Berklee's Kaushlesh Purohit Aims to Advance Audio in India

March 25, 2015

Growing up, Kaushlesh Purohit was inspired by the music of prolific composer and performer A. R. Rahman H’14. Now at Berklee, Purohit is mixing Rahman’s music.

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Berklee to Present Luis Alvarez with George Wein Impresario Award

March 24, 2015

Luis Alvarez, Berklee alumnus and executive producer of the Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest, will accept the George Wein Imprasario Award at the festival's 25th anniversary. 

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PODCAST: Gregorio Uribe Big Band

March 23, 2015

The Gregorio Uribe Big Band is a 16-piece orchestra that blends cumbia and other Colombian rhythms with the powerful sound and arrangements of a high-intensity large ensemble.

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Berklee Breaks Open Musical Mindset for South Korean Student Hyeryun 'Bebe' Kim

March 23, 2015

At Berklee, Hyeryun 'Bebe' Kim is discovering new genres to enhance her performance and film composing.

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Berklee Celebrates the Music of Persia

March 19, 2015

Berklee's annual Middle Eastern Music Festival featured the music of Persia as well as the Balkans and Caucasus.

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Javier Limón and Magos Herrera to Perform at Lincoln Center with Student Gilbert Mansour

March 18, 2015

Javier Limón, the artistic director of the Mediterranean Music Institute, and jazz singer Magos Herrera will perform standards from their 2014 duo album Dawn on March 26 at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. Lebanese student percussionist Gilbert Mansour will join them as a guest artist.

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Right Turn and Berklee Announce Supergroup Concert

March 17, 2015

Warren Haynes and Grammy Award-winning lineup support local treatment center, while some artists share their stories with students. 

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NECN: Berklee Students Celebrate Boston Snow Record

March 17, 2015

Berklee student Michael Martinez wrote a song to commemorate the Boston snow record for New England Cable News.

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BGJI Honors Joanne Brackeen at Annual Summit, March 31

March 16, 2015

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) presents its fifth annual BGJI Summit on March 31, at the Berklee Performance Center. This year’s summit is hosted by Joe Lovano, Gary Burton Jazz Chair at Berklee, and will honor longtime faculty member Joanne Brackeen in celebration of her receiving the BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award.

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BerkleeICE's Creative Catalyst Series Brings Together Scientists and Musicians

March 12, 2015

Leading minds from Berklee, Harvard, Babson, Brandeis, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will explore the interplay between art, science and innovation on March 23. 

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BerkleeICE Series: Bertis Downs Talks About R.E.M.'s Path to Success

March 11, 2015

At BerkleeICE's Creative Entrepreneurship Lecture series, Bertis Downs recounted his career as the manager of indie rock icons R.E.M.

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Pat Pattison in the classroom

Pat Pattison Treasures 30 Years of Berklee Nashville Trip

March 10, 2015

For three decades, Berklee professor and acclaimed author Pat Pattison has helped demystify the music business for the students who travel with him on the annual Berklee trip to Nashville.

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