Interviews, Written Interviews

Interview with Jazz Guitarist Lionel Loueke

By Beth Woodcome Platow I spoke with Blue Note guitarist Lionel Loueke from his hotel room in Osaka, Japan where he was touring with Herbie Hancock, his mentor who he’s been playing with off and on for nearly ten years.

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Interviews, Written Interviews

Moana A: Interview

By Leah Hinton... Moana A: My father is a musician, so I grew up going to his concerts all the time. Every few years, he would experiment with a new style, and since rehearsals were usually at my house, I got to be exposed to a lot of genres. There was always music in my house; in fact, I remember complaining a few Sunday mornings for being wakened up by loud bass at 7AM. I always sang.

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Written Interviews

Meaning Through Music: An Interview With William Ross

By Michael Hazani:  Musicians have a knack for multi-tasking; jumping from late night to early morning sessions with gigs and practice in between. And then, there is William Ross. As a composer, orchestrator, arranger, conductor and music director, Maestro Ross exemplifies the creative mastery of skill, diversity and artistry that few achieve. His influence in almost every major realm of the music industry is legendary.

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FUSION is Berklee College of Music's global forum of writing, visual art, and music that engages notions of interconnectivity and interdisciplinary approaches to the arts. We publish high-quality literature, journalism, film/video, photography, and multimedia projects by our community as well as internationally recognized artists. We also invite essays on the rich relations between music and the other arts; translations; and works employing fusion as theme, concept, or inspiration. FUSION is a celebration of the arts, responding to E.M. Forster's charge, “Only connect!”