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 film scores for you to relax with this summer: 10). Laura (David Raskin, 1964): The jazz standard “Laura” was written for this film by jazz-inspired composer David Raskin. The soundtrack for this film [...]

Dee Dee Bridgewater

2015 Berklee Honorary Doctorate: Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater has had an exciting career with many great highlights. Bridgewater was exposed to music at an early age; her father, Matthew Garrett, was a trumpeter who taught many musical greats, such as Charles Lloyd and George Coleman, and her mother played Ella Fitzgerald records in the home when Bridgewater was young. Bridgewater, born Denise [...]

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 entrepreneurship with his various guitar-related businesses.” – Thaddeus Hogarth (Associate Professor of Guitar) Gianlorenzo Galiano, a guitarist and 6th semester student at Berklee College of Music, has been a hard worker since he started working in [...]

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 (legendary studio bassist) What do songs such as “Westchester Lady,” “Chameleon,” and “Mister Magic” have in common? They all feature studio legend Harvey Mason on drums. This year, Berklee has chosen Harvey Mason as one of its honorary [...]

          February 10, 2018