Sometimes, musicians set aside the saxophone for the circular saw, the piano for the wood planer, the synth for… okay, I’ll stop. In a few days, 10 Berklee faculty and staff will be heading to New Orleans to build houses in the Habitat for Humanity Musicians’ Village. It’s the third annual trip, sponsored by Berklee’s Gracenotes volunteer committee.
Coordinator Linda Embardo tells me they’ll all be posting, so look for a slew of reflections on roots and rebirth in the Crescent City. Until then, you can get some background by reading blog posts from the previous visits: