Berklee Online presents

Contemporary Counterpoint: An Interview with Beth Denisch

Beth Denisch’s new book presents practical ways to use counterpoint in today’s musical industry, whether you’re writing rock songs, film scores, EDM tracks, or any type of music.

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When Should a Musician Hire a Lawyer?: An Interview with Allen Bargfrede

Understanding the legal aspects of the music industry, particularly copyright law, is critical for any professional musician. Allen Bargfrede can help.

The Home Studio as a Creativity Engine: An Interview with Shane Adams

As studios and recording software become less expensive and easier to use, the tools are increasingly finding their ways into the creative songwriting process.

Transcribing Jazz Guitar: An Interview with Michael Kaplan

“Even if you are using a written transcription, it is imperative to listen to the recording of the transcription to be able to better understand the player’s feel, articulation, nuances, etc.”

The Junk that You Don’t Want at the End of Music Books

Now and then, I like to read Amazon reviews of our Berklee Press products. I might do this to get some insight into what to do for a revised edition of a book

Songwriting from All Directions: An Interview with Mark Simos

Mark Simos is a songwriter, educator, and author, who has written for Alison Krauss, Ricky Skaggs, Del McCoury, Laurie Lewis, Jimmy Barnes, and so many others.

Fresh Ideas: An Interview with Jon Damian

Professor of Guitar Jon Damian is one of Berklee’s most creative and revered educators—a consummate out-of-the-box thinker and sage

Simplifying Jazz Harmonic Theory: An Interview with Suzanna Sifter

Suzanna Sifter is author of Berklee Jazz Keyboard Harmony: Using Upper Structure Triads, an extraordinary book that helps pianists organize and understand tensions

Belting It Out: An Interview with Jeannie Gagné

Jeannie Gagné has trained thousands of vocalists to sing with healthy technique and deep expression.

Contemporary Horn Arranging: An Interview with Jerry Gates

Jerry Gates’s work as an arranger, orchestrator, composer, and producer have been featured worldwide, on the concert stage and for TV shows and commercials.