Recent Music Features

Harvey Mason

2015 Berklee Honorary Doctorate Recipient: Harvey Mason

“Harvey Mason is probably the most recorded and most influential percussionist in this genre” – Nathan East … [More...]

Julio Iglesias

Honoring Julio Iglesias

On May 9, 2015, Berklee will honor one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Julio Iglesias, with an … [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 led two of the most popular recorded quintets of all time. They were called “The First Great … [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...]

Orrin Keepnews

Remembering Orrin Keepnews

Orrin Keepnews never wrote a jazz standard. He never led a band. He was never a sideman on an influential recording. And … [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...]


Week 29: Christian Scott’s ‘Christian aTunde Adjuah’

This album of the week is from the exciting new trumpeter Christian Scott, with his album Christian aTune Adjuah, … [More...]


Week 28: Erroll Garner’s Concert By The Sea

This week's featured album is the classic live album, Concert By The Sea, by pianist and composer Erroll Garner. The … [More...]

          January 31, 2015