Recent Music Features

Betty Carter – jazz is about finding out who you are

Betty Carter is known as one of the all-time greatest jazz singers. Her colleague Carmen McRae once said, … [More...]

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Being True to Yourself

  This year's Berklee High School Jazz Festival had the pleasure of hosting a clinic with trumpeter Sean … [More...]

2015 in jazz

2015 was a year of many great jazz releases. These releases are some of the more soulful ones. Christian McBride’s … [More...]

The Jazz Hot Spot of the World

New York is the world’s hot spot for jazz. It’s a city full of culture and diversity. You can find many different … [More...]

Building a Career Beyond Just Playing Your Instrument (part 2)

What was one of the most important lessons you learned from Berklee? “It wasn’t anything music specifically but it … [More...]

Building a Career Beyond Just Playing Your Instrument, part 1

In the beginning of October, Berklee held its annual Zildjian Artist in Residence series, this year with the legendary … [More...]

Album of the Week

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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...]

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Week 31: Lindsay Kupser’s Boston EP

https://lindsaykupser.bandcamp.com/ Once in a while, a record comes out of the Berklee Community that stands out, a … [More...]

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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 11, 2017