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Press Release
October 21, 2021

Of this year's seven Doris Duke Artists, two are current Berklee faculty members and one is an honorary doctorate recipient.

October 7, 2019

The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, led by faculty saxophonist George Garzone, had no trouble making themselves heard at the Monterey Jazz Festival.

October 3, 2019

Saxophonist David Liebman and pianist Kris Davis offered advice to students on endings, editing, and the space between the notes. 

Press Release
September 24, 2019

The concert on October 7 will be streamed live and broadcast by New York’s WBGO as part of the eighth season of the Checkout—Live at Berklee.

Press Release
July 23, 2019

The program features master classes, ensemble rehearsals, and final performances on the Newport Jazz Festival stage.

Press Hit
April 25, 2019

Read a review of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute 10th anniversary show.

April 1, 2019

Alumni of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) reflect on what the institute means to them.

Press Release
February 20, 2019

The Grammy-winning vocalist and alumna will appear with students at Cafe 939 as part of The Checkout—Live at Berklee on March 6.

December 13, 2018

Grammy-winning jazz drummer and composer Terri Lyne Carrington '83 has taught with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute since it began. Having been a professor at Berklee since 2007 and known [BGJI artistic director] Danilo Pérez for years, Carrington was glad to join the BGJI because, as she says, “I knew that anything he was involved with would be something that I would feel good about, on a creative level and how we look at the issues.”

December 13, 2018

A Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) artist in residence, saxophonist George Garzone is a member of the Fringe, a jazz trio founded in 1972 that includes bassist John Lockwood and drummer Bob Gullotti, and a member of the Grammy-winning Joe Lovano Nonet.