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Patrick Lui Jazz Orchestra at Hong Kong City Hall
by Rob Garratt
Patrick Lui Jazz Orchestra Hong Kong City Hall French May June 17, 2021 Yes, that date above is correct--and if the world's ongoing global nightmare has offered any relief to musicians of late, it might be the fresh appreciation afforded often overlooked players in their own communities. Nightlife ...
Tali Rubinstein: Plastic Art
by Scott Krane
Recorder player, Tali Rubinstein, studied early music from the Baroque and Renaissance periods for many years, mostly as a teenager. The Israeli-American virtuoso learned under Bracha Kol, a recorder player and operatic vocalist based in Israel. If asked back then whether she was interested in playing jazz, Rubinstein would have looked at you with some interest ...
About Les Harris Jr.
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Les Harris Jr.
Les Harris Jr. grew up in Newburyport, MA and is a 1983 graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Les is currently a music faculty member at the University of New Hampshire (since 1989), the University of Southern Maine (since 1990), and Phillips Exeter Academy (since 1989),teaching drums and ensembles. Les is the son of retired Berklee College of Music professor and jazz drummer Les Harris Sr. The elder Harris studied drums with George Lawrence Stone and was the house drummer at George Wein's Storyville Club in Boston during the late 50's as a member of the Boots Mussulli Quartet featuring Toshiko Akiyoshi on piano and Gene Cherico on bass. Les Harris Sr. taught at Berklee from 1967- 1995.
Forbes Names Berklee, Julliard, NYU Top Colleges For Alumni Success in Entertainment
NYU, Julliard, and Berklee were the top three on a new Forbes list of the top 15 schools in the U.S. that produce alumni who have achieved commercial success and critical acclaim in the entertainment industry. Alongside Harvard, Yale, Brown, UCLA, Forbes cited Berklee for the sheer number of Grammy winners who have attended the music school” ...
About Niels Lan Doky
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Niels Lan Doky
Niels Lan Doky is the Knight of Jazz: Telling the stories of the music and his journey to becoming a global icon of the genre. A generation younger than artists like Keith Jarrett and Pat Metheny, pianist/composer Niels Lan Doky is one of the most acclaimed and prolific jazz artists of his time. He has released over 40 albums, has collaborated with the greatest artists in jazz and has won countless awards and accolades around the world. When he released his debut album in 1986 an American Jazz Journalist wrote: “There is nothing more encouraging and satisfying than to encounter for the first time a young Jazz musician of real stature, someone who can make you feel that the future of the music is in good hands
Walter Smith III Joins Berklee As Chair Of The Woodwind Department
Berklee has named saxophonist Walter Smith III as chair of the Woodwind Department. Smith, a Berklee alumnus who recently released his fifth album as a leader, is widely recognized as an accomplished performer and composer, and an inspired educator. Smith takes up the position on May 1. “Bill Pierce has left a strong legacy of excellence ...
Ron Carter Quartet At Regattabar
by Peter Jurew
Ron Carter Quartet Regattabar Cambridge, MA February 22, 2019 You are the World's Greatest Jazz Bassist," as a sign used to say at The Knickerbocker Saloon in New York City, where you and Cedar Walton held forth for many years. You have been at the top of your ...
Al Di Meola Receives Honorary Doctorate At Berklee's Campus In Valencia, Spain
Berklee Provost Larry Simpson presented an honorary doctor of music degree on July 9 to legendary jazz, fusion, and world music guitarist, composer, bandleader, and producer Al Di Meola during the commencement ceremony for the master’s degree programs at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain. Di Meola also performed as a special guest at the commencement concert ...