Alumni Profile: Ira Coleman '85

Adam Renn Olenn

Berklee alumnus Ira Coleman 85' discusses his musical background.

Working with the Math

Despite their comfort level with the more common “even” times, many musicians are scared by the math underneath odd time signatures.

Expert Testimony: Advice from a pro about song placements in TV productions

The January 2011 issue of Berklee today profiled Wendy Levy and her work as a music supervisor who finds and licenses songs for shows on the CW Network and other TV channels.

Making Things

Mark Small

Bob Koszela - "When a good idea comes to you, it’s like when you’re writing a song and come up with a great guitar lick or lyric.”


  • Electable by all
  • The analysis and history of woodwind styles in jazz.
  • Emphasis is placed on the various styles of major players including Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker, Cannonball Adderley, Lester Young, John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy, Frank Wess, Benny Goodman, Gerry Mulligan, Michael Brecker, Kenny Garrett, Dexter Gordon, Sonny Stitt, Dave Liebman, Hubert Laws and many others.

Fridays With The Ear

Hosted by the Ear Training Department

Friday, April 15, 1-2 p.m.

Room 118, 150 Mass. Ave.


Bend Your Ear

with Julia Werntz


Job Application Demo Derby

On Thursday April 21st at 1pm in 22 Fenway Room 112, Richard Ludlow will be hosting a Job Application Demo Derby.

Decline, Yes; Demise, No

Eric Jensen

For traditional record labels, the digital music age is a challenging and cathartic time; but for music fans, it is also an age of great abundance.

Finding a Voice

Mark Small

Since launching her career nearly a dozen years ago, Riddick has worked with the top names in urban and r&b music, including Mariah Carey, Toni Braxton, Beyoncé, Rihanna, and T.I., to name a few.

Giants Steps

From the left: Lee Eliot Berk, Don Puluse, and Wayne Wadhams in Studio A circa 1985, celebrate the MP&E Department winning its first TEC Award from Mix magazine.