Recent Music Features

Student Profile: Gianlorenzo Galiano (Part 2)

  "Gian is a lyrical guitarist, which is a rare quality these days. His playing has freshness because of it. … [More...]

Henry Mancini's "Pink Panther" is one of our top jazz-inspired film scores.

Top 10 Jazz-Inspired Film Scores

As finals come to an end, and students everywhere have a chance to relax, we take a look at some great jazz-inspired … [More...]

Gianlorenzo Galiano playing his acoustic guitar

Student Profile: Gianlorenzo Galiano (Part 1)

“Besides being a hard worker who constantly challenges himself as a musician, Gian also has an admirable approach to … [More...]


Vaudeville: A History (Part 2)

At the turn of the 20th century, the Wright Brothers took their first flight and Henry Ford mass-produced vehicles that … [More...]

Miles Davis First Great Quintet

“I’ll play it and tell you what it is later”

Miles Davis' First Great Quintet Miles Davis led two of the most popular recorded quintets of all time. They were … [More...]


Vaudeville: A History (Part 1)

  Vaudeville was the most popular form of American entertainment from the 1880s up until the late 1920s. It … [More...]

Album of the Week


Week 34: At Carnegie Hall – Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane

An almost forgotten recording, At Carnegie Hall - Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane, is a gem of a record. … [More...]

Herbie Hancock - Headhunters

Week 32: Herbie Hancock’s Head Hunters

This week, we are looking at Herbie Hancock's classic record, Head Hunters. Released in 1973 by Sony Music, this record … [More...]


Week 31: Lindsay Kupser’s Boston EP Once in a while, a record comes out of the Berklee Community that stands out, a … [More...]


Week 30: Weather Report’s Black Market

Released in 1976 under Sony Music Entertainment, Weather Report's seventh studio album, Black Market, is a jazz-fusion … [More...]

          February 6, 2016