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2 hrs ago | All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Guitarist Thom Douvan Returns to His Detroit Roots on "Brother Brother"

Those funk and soul-jazz roots run deep with the Ann Arbor native and come to the surface on his second release as a leader, Brother Brother -an outing dedicated to Funk Brothers & Richard "Pistol" Allen.


Related Topix: Motown, Soul, The Isley Brothers, That's the Way of the World, Black Entertainment, Earth, Wind & Fire, Drama Movies, R-N-B, Bobby Womack

6 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Jay Ottaway to perform benefit concert for Unison Arts Center in New Paltz

Tried and true in all things musical, Jay Ottaway brings his considerable musical talents to New Paltz April 24 for a free concert benefiting the Unison Arts Center.


Related Topix: New Paltz, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Berklee College of Music, Little Kids Rock and NYCDOE Partner for Amp Up NYC Initiative

Berklee College of Music and Little Kids Rock have partnered with the New York City Department of Education to expand the district's Modern Band music program to an additional 60,000 students in 600 city schools.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Reggae, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jerrold Nadler, Education Etc.

Talking about jazz at Berklee

"A lot of what we're doing is basically taking the pulse right now of what is happening in jazz in America and beyond," said Eric Gould, pianist, composer, and chair of Berklee College of Music's jazz composition department.


Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

Go Local

Brown to Recognize 9 Alumni with Honorary Degrees

Brown University will offer honorary degrees to nine distinguished alumni at the school's 246th Commencement on Sunday, May 25th.


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Pique News Magazine

Squamish's Verbeek and Sweeney debut LOVECoast at WSSF

Scott Verbeek has already travelled a considerable distance from the early days of his musical career, as a prodigal teenage lead guitarist from Don Ross Secondary School in Squamish.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Courier News

Colgate-Palmolive's co-op program helps Rutgers chemistry undergraduates develop research interests

In the process, both students are partnering with chemists on discoveries that could significantly influence the future of consumer products.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, Chemistry, Science, Piscataway, NJ, Inventions, Science / Technology, East Brunswick, NJ

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Berklee Hosts its First American Roots Weekend June 20-22

Boston, MA, April 16, 2014. Berklee College of Music hosts its first American Roots Weekend, June 20-22, for acoustic musicians who perform bluegrass, blues, folk, country, acoustic jazz, and swing on instruments such as violin, viola, cello, bass, mandolin, guitar, and harp.


Related Topix: Emmylou Harris, Bluegrass, Bela Fleck, Ricky Skaggs, Country, Bill Frisell, Lyle Lovett, Jazz

The Village Voice

"Somebody Loves You," and That Somebody is Betty Who

'I have this fantasy," says Betty Who. The New York-based singer is a tall, fast-talking burst of energy with platinum blonde hair and a near-constant smile.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Pop/Rock, Spice Girls, Music, Entertainment

This Week Community News

Fischer's Fab 5

Leave it to a young girl from Nebraska studying at Boston's Berklee College of Music to become a YouTube sensation covering the urban and hip-hop stylings of artists like Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj.


Related Topix: Rap, Pop/Rock, Lil Wayne, Hip-Hop, Dance, Karmin

Journal and Courier

'It's OK to be different': Autistic and blind musical savant Tony DeBlois will play in West Lafayette

Tony DeBlois doesn't see the world, he hears it. He started playing the piano at age 2. By age 9, he was performing professionally in nursing homes.


Related Topix: Autism, Health, Lafayette, IN, Purdue University, Student Society, Xi Delta, Sororities

Mon Apr 14, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

R&B Artist Devonte Singer Turns Up the Heat with His New Single "Body on Me"

Apr. 14, 2014 - BOSTON -- R&B Singer and Berklee College of Music student, Devonte Singer has launched the release a new single "Body on Me" on April 14, 2014.


Sat Apr 12, 2014

Jam Central Station 4.12.14: Break Science

Jam Central Station 4.12.14: Break Science Posted by Jeff Modzelewski on 04.12.2014 One of the up and coming live electronic bands The explosion of the electronic music scene over the past five years has led to an influx of artists in the genre.


Related Topix: Mos Def, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis Performs Intimate Concert at Holland Center Tonight

Omaha Performing Arts presents trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis at the 1200 CLUB inside the Holland Performing Arts Center tonight, April 12, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. The performance is part of Omaha Performing Arts' 1200 CLUB 13/14 Series.


Related Topix: New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Jazz


136th AES Convention In Berlin To Present Project Studio Expo

The 136th Audio Engineering Society Convention will feature the European premiere of Project Studio Expo , which will take place on Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27. PSE, which has been a well-attended event at the last two AES Conventions in the U.S., offers a venue for focusing on some of the most timely and relevant areas of interest ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Germany, Spain, UMass Lowell, Lowell, MA, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Tue Apr 08, 2014


Placido Domingo Awarded Honorary Doctorate By Berklee College Of Music

Renowned tenor and international conductor Placido Domingo was awarded an honorary doctor of music degree by Berklee College of Music at its campus in Valencia, Spain on Friday.


Related Topix: Spain, World News, Symphony, Arts, Opera

Stamford's Palace Theatre Honors Local Students With Scholarships; Anna Black Wins Grand Prize

Stamford's Palace Theatre has awarded the 2014 Emerging Young Artist scholarships to deserving Fairfield County high school students.


Related Topix: Fairfield County, CT, Education Etc., Bucknell University, Symphony, Arts

April Verch Band Brings Folk Song And Dance To Chattanooga

April Verch Band will bring folk song and dance to Barking Legs Theater on Sunday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Folk, Theater, Arts


Berklee Orchestra to headline Groton School Jazz Fest

On Sunday, April 13, at 6:30 p.m., the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra will headline the Groton School's annual Jazz Festival.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Tenor and Conductor Placido Domingo Awarded Honorary Doctorate at Berklee in Valencia, Spain

Renowned tenor and international conductor Placido Domingo was awarded an honorary doctor of music degree by Berklee College of Music at its campus in Valencia, Spain on Friday.


Related Topix: Spain, World News, Symphony, Arts, Opera