Interview with Darren Aronofsky and Marisa Tomei

By Zac Taylor

Director Darren Aronofsky and actress Marisa Tomei from the new film The Wrestler spoke with Boston area college journalists after an advanced press screening, which opens nationwide on December 19th. Aronofsky has directed such films as …

Talk with the Guitar Masters: Eric Johnson

By Ivan Chopik
Contributing Writer

Eric Johnson is a remarkable artist who makes no compromises with any aspect of his music – from the well-crafted songwriting that spans various styles, to the carefully-selected chord voicings and wide-interval leads that are …

Groove Exclusive: Matt Hales of Aqualung

By Zac Taylor

Matt Hales of Aqualung played an intimate solo show last month at Café 939 in support of his new record Words and Music. After sound check, he was kind enough to share a few words with …

Groove Exclusive: John Mayer Interview

By Zac Taylor

According to a Berklee publicist, John Mayer didn’t want to talk to any press while he was here; he wanted to focus on spending time with the students. Luckily, I’m kind of a hybrid of the …

A Rock Veteran Compares Boston and NYC Music Scenes

By Ann Driscoll
Associate Editor

A veteran of both the Boston and New York City music scenes since the 1980’s, Garvy J talked to The Groove about the merits of both locations and what the word “scene” even means. Garvy …

Chris Dubois, Nashville Hit Songwriter

By Brant Buckley
Contributing Writer

Chris DuBois may not be a household name in America today, but the music he has helped create can be recognized across the country. His musical career started in Nashville, Tennessee with ASCAP. While working …

Terri Lyne Carrington on Teaching and Playing

By Callum MacKenzie
Staff Writer

“It was good, it wasn’t perfect,” said Terri Lyne Carrington, acting modest about what was, judging by the audience reaction, a good show. “I only play [at the BPC] a few times a year, and …