Berklee Faculty And Alumni Win 7 Grammy Awards
Boston (CBS) – Berklee College of Music can boast seven Grammy Awards after the school’s faculty and alumni won in various categories at Sunday night’s show.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Ben Parker reports
The band “Imagine Dragons,” who stole the show during their collaborative performance with Kendrick Lamar, is made up of three Berklee alumni – Wayne Sermon, Dan Platzman, and Ben Mckee. Their song “Radioactive” won for Best Rock Performance.
Other Berklee winners include Terri Lyne Carrington, who won for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, and Gil Goldstein, who arranged the Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist. Stephen Oremus won as co-producer in the Best Musical Theater Album category. Lalah Hathaway took home a Grammy in the Best R&B category, for her performance of “Something” with Snarky Puppy.
Here’s a list of all of the Berklee winners from last night
Best Rock Performance: “Radioactive” Artist: Imagine Dragons. Wayne Sermon ’08, Daniel Platzman ’09, Ben McKee ’09
Best R&B Performance: “Something” Artist: Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway ’94
Best Jazz Instrumental Album: “Money Jungle: Provocation in Blue” Artist: Terri Lyne Carrington ’83
Best Musical Theater Album: “Kinky Boots” Artist: Original Broadway Cast. Stephen Oremus ’92
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist: “Swing Low” Artist: Bobby McFerrin and Esperanza Spalding. Gil Goldstein ’70