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Honored to perform at the Latin Grammy’s with Alejandro Sanz / Tuve el honor de actuar con Alejandro Sanz en los Latin Grammy’s)

Berklee students sound off on their recent trip to the Latin Grammys in Las Vegas, where they had the opportunity perform alongside Alejandro Sanz. (Estudiantes de Berklee hablan de su reciente viaje a los Latin Grammy’s en las Vegas, donde tuvieron la oportunidad de actuar con Alejandro Sanz). Read the full story on Berklee.edu

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Alejandro Sanz and 30 Berklee students at the Latin Grammys.

JUAN ANTONIO GARCIA ILLANAS, tenor saxophone (Coca-Segovia,Spain)

Juan & Alejandro Sanz1Honestly, I couldn’t  believe when I first saw the e-mail from Javier Limón inviting me to go to Las Vegas to play with Alejandro Sanz in the 14th Latin Grammy Awards. But the funny thing is that now that we already did it, I still can’t believe seeing myself playing in the stage, with all these great musicians and with Alejandro leading the band. I’ve seen the video like twenty times already but it is still a dream for me. Continue reading

President Roger H. Brown: Reflections on the 2011 Grammy Awards

Berklee’s head reports on the stars, spangles, and songs as alumni approach a big milestone—and the thrill of seeing one particular alumna take a very big award. See you in 2012!

Spectacle. That’s the first word that comes to mind when asked to summarize my first trip to the Grammys.

I was on a scouting expedition. We hope to have crossed the threshold of 200 Berklee alumni Grammy Awards, and we want to celebrate that feat next year. Reconnaissance was on the agenda: How to create our own nook of celebration amidst the explosion of promotional fireworks? Continue reading