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Lowell Sun
Steve Vai brings guitar greats together for Generation AxeStar." Vai was taught to play guitar by Joe Satriani at the age of 13 in New Yo
Steve Vai brings guitar greats together for Generation Axe
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
Star." Vai was taught to play guitar by Joe Satriani at the age of 13 in New York City, where he grew up before attending Berklee College of Music in the late 1970s. It was at Berklee where Vai began working for Frank Zappa as a transcriptionist... Read more
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Boston Herald
When Prince reigned in Bostonman jumped the curb and plowed into the line, killing 17-year-old Frederick Web
When Prince reigned in Boston
Boston Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
man jumped the curb and plowed into the line, killing 17-year-old Frederick Webber of Livonia, Mich., a student at the Berklee College of Music. “Everyone was horrified by the accident,” nightclub czar Patrick Lyons recalled. “We wanted to do... Read more
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Boston Herald
When Prince reigned in Hubman jumped the curb and plowed into the line, killing 17-year-old Frederick Web
When Prince reigned in Hub
Boston Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
man jumped the curb and plowed into the line, killing 17-year-old Frederick Webber of Livonia, Mich., a student at the Berklee College of Music. “Everyone was horrified by the accident,” nightclub czar Patrick Lyons recalled. “We wanted to do... Read more
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CTV News
Israeli jazz taking giant steps as talent returns homeWhen saxophonist Eli Degibri left Israel at the age of 18 to study jazz at the
Israeli jazz taking giant steps as talent returns home
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
When saxophonist Eli Degibri left Israel at the age of 18 to study jazz at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, he knew he'd come back home one day. It took 15 years, which included playing with jazz greats like Herbie Hancock and Al... Read more
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The China Post
Israeli jazz taking giant steps as talent returns home after developing overseasoverseas TEL AVIV, Israel--When saxophonist Eli Degibri left Israel at the age
Israeli jazz taking giant steps as talent returns home after developing overseas
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
overseas TEL AVIV, Israel--When saxophonist Eli Degibri left Israel at the age of 18 to study jazz at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, he knew he'd come back home one day. It took 15 years, which included playing with jazz... Read more
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examiner.com
Photo of the week: Boston music and night life 5/1independent films and were also a featured artist in the DVD/Book of "Women Who
Photo of the week: Boston music and night life 5/1
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
independent films and were also a featured artist in the DVD/Book of "Women Who Rocked Boston." DiBiasse is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and Emerson College in Boston. She has become a well-respected vocal teacher, certified by her... Read more
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Providence Business News
Engaging and enlarging a communityfirst, Olenn, a 1991 Moses Brown graduate, wasn't interested in leaving Boston,
Engaging and enlarging a community
Providence Business News / Posted 4 days ago
first, Olenn, a 1991 Moses Brown graduate, wasn't interested in leaving Boston, where he was a Web content producer at Berklee College of Music. "We had just decided that there would be no big changes for our family that year," he said. That... Read more
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examiner.com
Weekend music in Boston, we're all jazzed upwill make his debut at the Plaza Tent leading the Harvard Jazz Band. There will
Weekend music in Boston, we're all jazzed up
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
will make his debut at the Plaza Tent leading the Harvard Jazz Band. There will also be a special performance with Berklee College of Music faculty member, Tia Fuller, a saxophonist. Parking is FREE at the Broadway garage. A Musical... Read more
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Boston Globe
A rundown on Boston-area college commencementsBoston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Dr. Fred Bayon ‘65, college truste
A rundown on Boston-area college commencements
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Dr. Fred Bayon ‘65, college trustee; and Michael Tsotsis ‘71, college trustee Berklee College of Music May 7, Agganis Arena Speaker: Actress and singer Rita Moreno Honorary degrees: Moreno; Ronald and... Read more
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Philly.com
North Penn band is a first for New Orleans Jazz Festrecently won a full scholarship to study neuroscience at Temple University. But
North Penn band is a first for New Orleans Jazz Fest
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
recently won a full scholarship to study neuroscience at Temple University. But two other band mates are headed to the Berklee College of Music in Boston next year. The student musicians credit DiValentino, 34, who took the helm last year and... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
The Unbreakable Spirit of Victor Baileyhereditary Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. His prospects of playing bass again are
The Unbreakable Spirit of Victor Bailey
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
hereditary Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. His prospects of playing bass again are slim, but he intends to resume teaching at Berklee College of Music; in fact, he says he would already be doing so if the terms of the medical leave he took this fall,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Israeli jazz taking giant steps as talent returns homeTEL AVIV - When saxophonist Eli Degibri left Israel at the age of 18 to study j
Israeli jazz taking giant steps as talent returns home
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
TEL AVIV - When saxophonist Eli Degibri left Israel at the age of 18 to study jazz at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, he knew he'd come back home one day. The "Olden You Quartet" plays at the Beit Haamudim bar and jazz club... Read more
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The Advocate
During Jazz Fest, world-class New Orleans saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr. juggles even busier schedule of music, mentorshipBatiste at Southern University in Baton Rouge, and with avant-garde saxophonist
During Jazz Fest, world-class New Orleans saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr. juggles even busier schedule of music, mentorship
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Batiste at Southern University in Baton Rouge, and with avant-garde saxophonist Edward Kidd Jordan. He moved on to the Berklee College of Music in Boston. At a jam session in New York, he met Roy Haynes, the legendary jazz drummer and alumnus... Read more
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WestportNow
Neighborhood Studios to Honor Westport’s Jacobsneeds throughout Fairfield County. NSFC officials say the school’s graduates h
Neighborhood Studios to Honor Westport’s Jacobs
WestportNow / Posted 8 days ago
needs throughout Fairfield County. NSFC officials say the school’s graduates have gone on to attend colleges, such as: Berklee College of Music, Art Institute, Parsons School of Design, Howard University, The New School, University of... Read more
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The Advocate
During Jazz Fest, world-class saxophonist, Mardi Gras Indian Donald Harrison juggles even busier schedule of music, mentorshipBatiste at Southern University in Baton Rouge, and with avant-garde saxophonist
During Jazz Fest, world-class saxophonist, Mardi Gras Indian Donald Harrison juggles even busier schedule of music, mentorship
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Batiste at Southern University in Baton Rouge, and with avant-garde saxophonist Edward Kidd Jordan. He moved on to the Berklee College of Music in Boston. At a jam session in New York, he met Roy Haynes, the legendary jazz drummer and alumnus... Read more
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The Advocate
During Jazz Fest, world-class saxophonist, Mardi Gras Indian Donald Harrison juggles even busier schedule of music, mentorshipAlvin Batiste at Southern University in Baton Rouge, and with avant-garde saxop
During Jazz Fest, world-class saxophonist, Mardi Gras Indian Donald Harrison juggles even busier schedule of music, mentorship
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Alvin Batiste at Southern University in Baton Rouge, and with avant-garde saxophonist Edward Kidd Jordan. He moved on to Berklee College of Music in Boston. At a jam session in New York, he met Roy Haynes, the legendary jazz drummer and alumnus... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Tampa drummer relives his days playing with Princehe played for 15 years. Blackwell is from Columbia, South Carolina from a larg
Tampa drummer relives his days playing with Prince
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 days ago
he played for 15 years. Blackwell is from Columbia, South Carolina from a large family of musicians. He's a graduate of Berklee College of Music and says Prince was a musical genius. He was self taught and could play all his instruments as well... Read more
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examiner.com
Music in Beantown this weekendtwo sets of your favorite, country, jazz, polka, reggae, soul, and swing. Gee T
Music in Beantown this weekend
examiner.com / Posted 11 days ago
two sets of your favorite, country, jazz, polka, reggae, soul, and swing. Gee Tony, you do it all! Savarino teaches at the Berklee College of Music summer program and is also a teacher at Mass Avenue Music. The Cannery Music Hall, 12 Crane Street... Read more
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DW
No flutes allowed: Composer Ramin Djawadi on the music of 'Game of Thrones' |just how much dramatic music can support a movie. After high school, I moved to
No flutes allowed: Composer Ramin Djawadi on the music of 'Game of Thrones' |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
just how much dramatic music can support a movie. After high school, I moved to the US and studied music in Boston, at the Berklee College of Music. Veteran composer Hans Zimmer gave Djawadi his start in Hollywood After graduating, you started... Read more
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The Advocate
Jazz Fest highlights: Don't miss these Week 1 actsMali, 4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Jazz & Heritage Stage Cha Wa is a cross-cultural Ma
Jazz Fest highlights: Don't miss these Week 1 acts
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Mali, 4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Jazz & Heritage Stage Cha Wa is a cross-cultural Mardi Gras Indian funk band led by drummer and Berklee College of Music graduate Joe Gelini, Big Chief Irving “Honey” Banister of the Creole Wild West, and Monk Boudreaux’s... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Donahue to headline free jazz show at college on Saturdayaddition to Donahue, an affiliated artist at the college, playing saxophone and
Donahue to headline free jazz show at college on Saturday
The Addison County Independent / Posted 12 days ago
addition to Donahue, an affiliated artist at the college, playing saxophone and trumpet, the quintet will feature four Berklee College of Music professors. They include Sal Difusco on guitar, Tim Ray on piano, John Lockwood on bass, and Larry... Read more
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The Advocate
Jazz Fest highlightsMali, 4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Jazz & Heritage Stage Cha Wa is a cross-cultural Ma
Jazz Fest highlights
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Mali, 4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Jazz & Heritage Stage Cha Wa is a cross-cultural Mardi Gras Indian funk band led by drummer and Berklee College of Music graduate Joe Gelini, Big Chief Irving “Honey” Banister of the Creole Wild West, and Monk Boudreaux’s... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Longtime Southington Educator Remembered As A Teacher Who 'Stood Outside The Box'him his first opportunities to both write and record a song in a recording stud
Longtime Southington Educator Remembered As A Teacher Who 'Stood Outside The Box'
Hartford Courant / Posted 13 days ago
him his first opportunities to both write and record a song in a recording studio. Crofton is now studying at Boston's Berklee College of Music — something that Crofton credits Cipollini for. "He's the one that wanted that to happen for me,"... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Ronnie Heart: Moving on Uplike but didn’t quite have the skill at the moment to produce,” Heart said. “So
Ronnie Heart: Moving on Up
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
like but didn’t quite have the skill at the moment to produce,” Heart said. “So when I met him and realized he went to Berklee [College of Music] and had the skills and muscle memory to recreate what I wanted, I knew he would be perfect.” The... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Meghan Trainor in Rogers Aug. 2of 7. She played guitar, trumpet and keyboards in high school, and sang in a lo
Meghan Trainor in Rogers Aug. 2
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 13 days ago
of 7. She played guitar, trumpet and keyboards in high school, and sang in a local band for four years. She attended the Berklee College of Music's Performance Program in 2009 and by the time she was 18, Trainor had self-released three albums of... Read more
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Billboard
Lucian Grainge, Rita Moreno to Receive Honorary Degrees From Berklee Collegegroup The Isley Brothers and Brazilian singer-songwriter Milton Nascimento will
Lucian Grainge, Rita Moreno to Receive Honorary Degrees From Berklee College
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
group The Isley Brothers and Brazilian singer-songwriter Milton Nascimento will receive honorary doctor of music degrees at Berklee College of Music at next month’s commencement ceremony. The recipients are being recognized for their achievements... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Margaret Glaspy moves up to the majorsfamily; my family is full of musicians." Glaspy went on to win a grant that wo
Margaret Glaspy moves up to the majors
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 13 days ago
family; my family is full of musicians." Glaspy went on to win a grant that would allow her to attend Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music. But the funds only provided for one semester. "Honestly, I feel like I was there for four years,... Read more
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Boston Globe
As vinyl revives, three friends make a U-Turnrecording to three different schools. Carter graduated from Cornell University
As vinyl revives, three friends make a U-Turn
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
recording to three different schools. Carter graduated from Cornell University in philosophy, Maltzan got a degree from Berklee College of Music, and Hertig studied mechanical engineering at Northeastern University. By the fall of 2011, they... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Esperanza Spalding: Character Studybetter associate with pop stardom. A precocious talent raised by a single mothe
Esperanza Spalding: Character Study
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
better associate with pop stardom. A precocious talent raised by a single mother in Portland, she earned a scholarship to Berklee College of Music, where she ended up teaching before her classmates had graduated. There she also studied with... Read more
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examiner.com
Variety is spice of Warren Wolf's new album with Christian McBridelike to show that there's always another side of Warren Wolf. I'm not just Warr
Variety is spice of Warren Wolf's new album with Christian McBride
examiner.com / Posted 14 days ago
like to show that there's always another side of Warren Wolf. I'm not just Warren Wolf the jazz musician who went to the Berklee College of Music and studied be bop, I'm Warren Wolf the musician who actually knows a lot of music from be bop to... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Arts beat: Actors Workshop to perform 'Seminar'Center for the Arts. Donahue, playing saxophone and trumpet, leads an all-star
Arts beat: Actors Workshop to perform 'Seminar'
The Addison County Independent / Posted 15 days ago
Center for the Arts. Donahue, playing saxophone and trumpet, leads an all-star lineup in celebration of jazz — all four Berklee College of Music professors — Sal Difusco on guitar, Tim Ray (long-time player for Lyle Lovett) on piano, John... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Buddy Guy & Skyler Ellis Burn’n The Tivoli Bluesand Solo Artist. He is also the recipient of six Grammy Nominations. Originall
Buddy Guy & Skyler Ellis Burn’n The Tivoli Blues
The Chattanoogan / Posted 18 days ago
and Solo Artist. He is also the recipient of six Grammy Nominations. Originally from Buffalo, New York, Tom attended Berklee College of Music in Boston & now resides in Nashville, Tennessee. Since relocating to Nashville he has had remarkable... Read more
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Variety
Tony Awards: Trio of Recipients Named for 2016 Tony HonorsPatti LuPone to Sutton Foster to Tonya Pinkins. A frequent guest lecturer at in
Tony Awards: Trio of Recipients Named for 2016 Tony Honors
Variety / Posted 19 days ago
Patti LuPone to Sutton Foster to Tonya Pinkins. A frequent guest lecturer at institutions like Columbia University and the Berklee College of Music, she’s currently a consultant at New York University and also affiliated with the National Young... Read more
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BC Local News
Celtic sensations come to Dave Dunnet TheatreWaltz Trio and with Natalie MacMaster. With more than 50 album appearances to h
Celtic sensations come to Dave Dunnet Theatre
BC Local News / Posted 19 days ago
Waltz Trio and with Natalie MacMaster. With more than 50 album appearances to her credit, Haas teaches privately and at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Concert-goers will be transported across a broad musical spectrum, ranging from haunting... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Celtic sensations come to Dave Dunnet TheatreWaltz Trio and with Natalie MacMaster. With more than 50 album appearances to h
Celtic sensations come to Dave Dunnet Theatre
Oak Bay News / Posted 19 days ago
Waltz Trio and with Natalie MacMaster. With more than 50 album appearances to her credit, Haas teaches privately and at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Concert-goers will be transported across a broad musical spectrum, ranging from haunting... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Former 'American Idol' contestant brings a message of resiliency to WRHSalso recounted how her insecurities emerged long before gaining international r
Former 'American Idol' contestant brings a message of resiliency to WRHS
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 20 days ago
also recounted how her insecurities emerged long before gaining international recognition. The singer-songwriter, a Berklee College of Music alumna from Andover, talked about how in middle school, kids tend to "start getting really mean" and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mombelli keeps you in the loopKyle Shepherd (piano), Mbuso Khoza (voice) and Kesivan Naidoo (drums). But sin
Mombelli keeps you in the loop
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Kyle Shepherd (piano), Mbuso Khoza (voice) and Kesivan Naidoo (drums). But since Naidoo had to leave to study at the Berklee College of Music, the band now plays live events with Tumi Mogorosi on the drums. “I’ve been to many of Tumi’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
Berlin, Budapest orchestras to highlight Celebrity Series seasonKevin Eubanks, and drummer Obed Calvaire (May 6). Dunning confirmed that Stave
Berlin, Budapest orchestras to highlight Celebrity Series season
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
Kevin Eubanks, and drummer Obed Calvaire (May 6). Dunning confirmed that Stave Sessions will return to its home at the Berklee College of Music’s 160 Massachusetts Avenue building for a third series. The concerts will take place during... Read more
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Japan Today
Hiromi Uehara's 'SPARK' tops Billboard jazz albums chart ‹ Japan Todaythe top of any chart of the U.S. magazine. A native of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Pre
Hiromi Uehara's 'SPARK' tops Billboard jazz albums chart ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 21 days ago
the top of any chart of the U.S. magazine. A native of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, the 37-year-old Uehara entered the Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1999 and made her world debut in 2003 with the album, “Another Mind.” “SPARK” is... Read more
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The Mercury News
Jazz icon Russell Ferrante joins Anton Schwartz for Bay Area gigswith the Yellowjackets, an influential and celebrated jazz fusion band whose mu
Jazz icon Russell Ferrante joins Anton Schwartz for Bay Area gigs
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
with the Yellowjackets, an influential and celebrated jazz fusion band whose music is taught in several courses at Boston's Berklee College of Music. The upcoming album "Coherence" documents the quartet's continuing evolution from its fusion and R&B... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Young Seattle jazz musicians win awards in Californiafrom Roosevelt High School, competing in the high school vocal ensemble divisio
Young Seattle jazz musicians win awards in California
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
from Roosevelt High School, competing in the high school vocal ensemble division, won a 50 percent scholarship to the Berklee College of Music’s five-week summer program. In the middle school big band division, trombonist Jack Atwater, of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Unlikely teammates in a musical about Jewish ballplayersfavorite sport. When he hit upon the unusual idea to adapt the book into a sta
Unlikely teammates in a musical about Jewish ballplayers
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
favorite sport. When he hit upon the unusual idea to adapt the book into a stage musical, he called on Quinlan. She’s a Berklee College of Music graduate making her way as a musical theater composer. Would she be interested in collaborating? At... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Maureen McGovern headlines benefit concert DIVAS of the Valleyand recently quit her day job to be a full-time musician. “All I do is music,”
Maureen McGovern headlines benefit concert DIVAS of the Valley
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 23 days ago
and recently quit her day job to be a full-time musician. “All I do is music,” said the graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. “I gig with my band, do session work and solo work, too.” While she appreciates the... Read more
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Asian journal
When Brother and Sister Both Pursue a Career in MusicKristin Corpuz told us a few moments after she finished her set. She was then
When Brother and Sister Both Pursue a Career in Music
Asian journal / Posted 25 days ago
Kristin Corpuz told us a few moments after she finished her set. She was then currently in the middle of her midterms at Berklee College of Music where she is currently a junior double majoring in Music Business/Management and Professional Music... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
The music of Wrong Is RightIs Right is a roots trio from Boston. Made up of Jake Howard, Sumaia Jackson a
The music of Wrong Is Right
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 26 days ago
Is Right is a roots trio from Boston. Made up of Jake Howard, Sumaia Jackson and Mike Gaisbacher, the band formed at Berklee College in January 2015. The band has a downloadable EP and is working on a full length album. They are also putting... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
The music of Wrong Is RightIs Right is a roots trio from Boston. Made up of Jake Howard, Sumaia Jackson a
The music of Wrong Is Right
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 26 days ago
Is Right is a roots trio from Boston. Made up of Jake Howard, Sumaia Jackson and Mike Gaisbacher, the band formed at Berklee College in January 2015. The band has a downloadable EP and is working on a full length album. They are also putting... Read more
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examiner.com
Plugged In, music can better the worldfor their musical interests and a chance to use their music to help others arou
Plugged In, music can better the world
examiner.com / Posted 27 days ago
for their musical interests and a chance to use their music to help others around the world. Our teachers are graduates of Berklee College of Music in Boston, who in addition to teaching, are gigging musicians in the Boston area." The group offers... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Monroeville cantor Herny Shapiro puts guitar at the center of his new crowdfunded klezmer albumfell into klezmer after playing mostly jazz, swing and folk during his college
Monroeville cantor Herny Shapiro puts guitar at the center of his new crowdfunded klezmer album
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 27 days ago
fell into klezmer after playing mostly jazz, swing and folk during his college days at University of Pittsburgh and Berklee College of Music. He started with a side gig performing at Jewish gatherings, but eventually grew into a career that... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Jazz pianist performing at Oakland University on Friday, April 8Boston for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. He is a g
Jazz pianist performing at Oakland University on Friday, April 8
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Boston for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. He is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and Berklee College of Music. �I really like teaching piano because all the notes are in front of you, and it makes it really... Read more
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Philly.com
Charlie Puth woos his young, YouTube fan base with old-fashioned pop soundsand George Gershwin. Puth also has serious chops: Manhattan School of Music as
Charlie Puth woos his young, YouTube fan base with old-fashioned pop sounds
Philly.com / Posted 28 days ago
and George Gershwin. Puth also has serious chops: Manhattan School of Music as a jazz piano major, full scholarship to Berklee College of Music. But in concert - with his baggy, stretched-out T-shirt and tall, sweaty mop of wavy hair - Puth... Read more
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