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Listen to the stars of tomorrow… today, as well as Berklee faculty members, alumni, and a few legendary artists, coming to the college as visiting artists. The Sounds of Berklee podcast is produced and voiced by Rob Hochschild, associate director for editorial services (Communications). Alumni podcasts for Sounds of Berklee are produced and voiced by Curtis Killian, web content producer (Institutional Advancement).

Listen to the stars of tomorrow… today, as well as Berklee faculty members, alumni, and a few legendary artists, coming to the college as visiting artists. The Sounds of Berklee podcast is produced and voiced by Rob Hochschild, associate director for editorial services (Communications). Alumni podcasts for Sounds of Berklee are produced and voiced by Curtis Killian, web content producer (Institutional Advancement).
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Listen to the stars of tomorrow… today, as well as Berklee faculty members, alumni, and a few legendary artists, coming to the college as visiting artists. The Sounds of Berklee podcast is produced and voiced by Rob Hochschild, associate director for editorial services (Communications). Alumni podcasts for Sounds of Berklee are produced and voiced by Curtis Killian, web content producer (Institutional Advancement).

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Josh Rogosin Makes Tiny Desk Feel Like Campfire Music

9/26/2018
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As technical director for Tiny Desk concerts, Rogosin infuses NPR Music's popular video series with a mix of technology, theatricality, and artistry.

Duration:00:19:25

Pianist Anastassiya Petrova Tells Russian Tale with Jazz at Monterey

9/18/2018
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Petrova, who will perform with her quartet at the Monterey Jazz Festival on September 21 and 22, composed "The Traveler" on the Hammond organ.

Duration:00:04:48

Inside Berklee: Carin Nuernberg

8/22/2017
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Carin Nuernberg, Berklee’s vice president of online education, discusses Berklee Online’s forthcoming master’s degree program and how students can take advantage of flexible pathways to study and earn degrees with Berklee through an array of options.

Duration:00:18:07

Lady Pills, "Old Song"

8/8/2017
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The new Lady Pills' track "Old Song," showcases their affinity for pairing punky, fuzzed-out guitars alongside ethereal melodies and unexpected song structure. The song was released just prior to the band's set at Lollapalooza 2017.

Duration:00:05:57

Inside Berklee: Nichelle Mungo

7/25/2017
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In this episode of Inside Berklee, Nichelle Mungo talks about the history of the Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir, the difference between traditional and contemporary gospel, and how the choir keeps the party going at Newport.

Duration:00:11:29

Brandon Shah, "Work of Art"

7/11/2017
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Songwriter and music therapist Brandon Hassan B.M. '17, who performs under the moniker Brandon Shah, made it to the top 24 of the hit show "X-Factor" when he was only 16. Take a listen to “Work of Art,” the lead track from his EP "Young Love." And be sure to catch him performing at B3 in July.

Duration:00:04:51

Inside Berklee: Jason Palmer

6/30/2017
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Jazz trumpeter, composer, and educator Jason Palmer discusses his music and shares a track from his latest album as he prepares to lead a Berklee septet at the Newport Jazz Festival and Toronto Jazz Festival.

Duration:00:23:34

Paul Sanchez, "A Traves de Tus Ojos"

6/13/2017
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Trumpet player, composer, and music teacher Paul Sanchez will perform as part of Berklee's Summer in the City series. Listen to his song “A Traves de Tus Ojos” (“Through Your Eyes”), which he wrote about his wife.

Duration:00:07:25

Inside Berklee: Todd Rundgren '17H

5/30/2017
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In this episode of Inside Berklee, musician Todd Rundgren '17H reflects on his decades-long career as well as his Berklee experience as an honorary doctorate recipient and this year's commencement speaker.

Duration:00:16:23

Inside Berklee: Esperanza Spalding, Part 2

5/23/2017
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In Part Two of Tony Brown's interview with Esperanza Spalding, the two talk about her early days in Portland, Oregon; her mother's influence on her musical development; why feedback is important; and what's next for her.

Duration:00:17:45

Inside Berklee: Esperanza Spalding, Part I

5/16/2017
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Esperanza Spalding and the BIRN's Tony Brown talk about the inspiration for her album Emily's D+Evolution and how the song "Unconditional Love" came about.

Duration:00:12:25

Phé, "Incredible"

5/9/2017
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Contemporary R&B singer-songwriter Phé discusses her music and shares her debut single "Incredible," which is a finalist in this year's International Songwriting Competition. Phé, a member of the graduating class of 2017, is soon to release her debut EP.

Duration:00:12:12

Inside Berklee: Boston Conservatory at Berklee President Richard Ortner

5/2/2017
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About one year after the Boston Conservatory and Berklee merged, Richard Ortner, president of the Conservatory, reflects on the historic move, the synergy of the combined institution, the early wins and challenges, and the leaders and visionaries who have influenced his approach.

Duration:00:27:25

Inside Berklee: Cristobal Cruz-Garcia

4/25/2017
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In this episode of Inside Berklee, student cellist, composer, and arranger Cristobal Cruz-Garcia talks about how his childhood in Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, inform his willingness to cross musical borders.

Duration:00:17:17

Black Violin, "Stereotypes"

4/17/2017
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Wil Baptiste and Kev Marcus of the violin-driven hip-hop and rock duo Black Violin use their strings not only to challenge the concept of what makes for popular music but also to blow open racial stereotypes.

Duration:00:04:54

Inside Berklee: Howard Shore

4/11/2017
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On this episode of Inside Berklee, alumnus Howard Shore joins us from his studio in New York to talk about the upcoming performance of his The Lord of the Rings Symphony at Boston's Symphony Hall on April 19.

Duration:00:14:34

Pitch Slapped, "Good Life"

4/4/2017
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Pitch Slapped, Berklee’s premier coed a cappella group, will release its second full-length album, Complexion, on April 20, following a debut performance of it at the Berklee Performance Center on April 19.

Duration:00:04:56

Inside Berklee: Peter Eldridge, Cheryl Coons, and Rene Pfister

3/28/2017
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In this episode of Inside Berklee, Cheryl Coons calls in from Chicago to join Peter Eldridge and Rene Pfister in talking about the mystery of Gustav Klimt's "The Kiss," about what inspired them to create the show, and about the rise of musical theater at Berklee.

Duration:00:17:35

Tonina Saputo, "Como Yo"

3/21/2017
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It’s been a big year for singer and bassist Tonina Saputo, one of the Mediterranean Music Institute’s emerging artists. In 2016, she was a featured vocalist on the MMI project Refugio del Sonido (Refuge of Sound), spearheaded by Javier Limón, and last month Saputo’s career got another major boost when she was selected as one of the first three emerging artists in Univision’s U-LAB project.

Duration:00:05:11

Inside Berklee: Ken Zambello

3/17/2017
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In this episode of Inside Berklee, Professor Ken Zambello talks about what it takes to get into the annual Singers Showcase, how Elvis Presley made rock famous, and what students today know of Elvis' music.

Duration:00:14:52