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Tuesday May 03, 2016

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Berklee Represents at the White House: International Jazz Day Global Concert

Linda and I had the honor of representing Berklee with Lee and Susan Berk at International Jazz Day at the White House last Friday night, April 29.

I cannot tell you how meaningful it was to see a global appreciation for the music many of us love—the product of our own unique history and culture. While our nation has many flaws and our world is bedeviled by conflict and turmoil, jazz is a force for multicultural connection and an inspiration with its artistry, its focus on improvisation and communication, its virtuosity, and its ability to honor and give voice to people from all walks of life.

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