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Felipe Guzmàn Group

The Felipe Guzmàn Group returns to Berklee with a performance reflecting on learning, understanding, and the merging of cultures that can influence a musician. The group will blend South American fusion, Afro-Cuban jazz, hip-hop, R&B, and timba to shape this concert.
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Berklee News

Gary Willis

The Bass Department welcomes jazz electric bassist Gary Willis, founding member of Tribal Tech and a member of Wayne Shorter's band. Gary will share his experiences, wisdom, and technique while playing some great music and answering questions. Bring you basses and your questions.  
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Berklee News

Yuh-Ting Dai

Guitarist Yuh-Ting Dai presents his senior recital at Berklee.
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Remembering Piano Faculty Member Ray Santisi

Ray Santisi, a cherished member of Berklee’s Piano Department, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday night. Ray was an accomplished pianist who strived for authenticity and spontaneity in his music, and encouraged his students to do the same. Piano Department faculty and staff remembered their colleague this week:  Dear Berklee Community, The Piano Department is saddened and […]
Berklee Blogs
Berklee Blogs

Vida em Boston, gigs e midterms

Vinícius Cavalieri de Sá Coutinho, born in São Paulo on March 8, 1992, is a Brazilian guitarist and composer who is majoring in Film Scoring. Vinicius works as the Online International Ambassador for Portuguese language since January, 2014. No começo deste mês, fui chamado para tocar com o violinista Rhett Price em Dallas, Texas. Rhett Price […]
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Berklee Blogs

La preparación detrás del concierto de A. R. Rahman

Stefano Melillo Melendez , from Caracas Venezuela, is a fifth semester student at Berklee, majoring in Music Business and Contemporary Writing and Production and his principle instrument is violin.  Stefano Melillo Meléndez, de Caracas Venezuela, en su quinto semestre estudia Music Business y Contemporary Writing and Production y su instrumento principal es el violín El pasado viernes tuve […]
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Music Business Journal

Conflict over Consent Decrees

In early June, the United States Department of Justice announced that it would be launching a review of the consent decrees governing the nation’s two largest performing rights organizations, ASCAP and BMI. The review, which began with the DOJ calling for comments on the efficacy of the consent decrees from industry stakeholders, has re-ignited a [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Apple as a Record Label

Apple unveiled  new products as usual, and this year it put out the iWatch  and a new iPhone. But its partnership with Irish rockers U2  garnered all the headlines  and pulled off the largest album launch in history. U2′s first album in five years, Songs of Innocence, was made available free to half a billion [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Smart Artists, Smart Fans

The Internet age has drastically altered the dynamics of the interaction between corporations and their customers. Talking down at consumers, for instance, is less preferable than engaging them in a conversation that can later lead to a commercial transaction. This is what direct-to-fan marketing should be for the music industry. Before the Internet, the figure [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Browser Music: Google’s Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson has been involved with web browsers since 1993, when he co-authored the original Windows version of the NCSA’s Mosaic. Between 1995-2010 he worked on Internet Explorer at Microsoft.  He has since moved to Google, where he develops Chrome and leads the Web Audio API team. The MBJ spoke to him recently at the [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Lessons for DIY Musicians: II

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two installments dealing with DIY issues. We printed the first in August 2014. There, Fuller covered music production, distribution, and promotion. Here, he tackles performance related topics and music licensing.    Performance,  a specialized form of promoting, has long required independent musicians to hustle for gigs.  The web, as [...]
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