Music always finds a way

By 
Jason Camelio

When a six-year-old trumpeter walked onto the stage with his fellow bandmates, we thought it was pretty cool. When he played the melody, we smiled with surprise. When he took chorus after chorus on a traditional South African tune, our minds reeled imagining his potential.

Performance Wellness Institute Launched

By 
Mark Small

Changing of the guard

By 
Mark Small

Following the spring semester, some prominent figures on campus will be seen less frequently. Bass Department Chair Rich Appleman and Jazz Composition Chair Ken Pullig will retire after 40 and 27 years, respectively.

H.S. Jazz Fest Marks 44 Years

By 
Mark Small

A Berklee Rhapsody

By 
Mark Small

Jewels from the Mediterranean

I grew up in Huelva, Spain, in the southern part of the country, where flamenco music has its roots and is a big part of the culture. I was surrounded by flamenco from my childhood and it is more than just a style of music to me.

A Grammy Milestone

By 
Mark Small

Quincy Jones

Expert Testimony Given by guitarist Lee Ritenour

By 
Mark Small

Guitarist Lee Ritenour

The Eagles, Krauss, Astatke, Regaled; 900 Grads Celebrated

By 
Mark Small

Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh

The French Connection

As I look back on the path that’s led me to the music I’m drawn to, I note some significant landmarks throughout my still-unfolding peregrination through classical and jazz territory. It started in Cheltenham, England, where I was born and raised, and then continued in Boston (at Berklee), then in Paris, and now, back in Boston.

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