INTERVIEWS + PRESS

Tom Tom Magazine - “ACTIVIST VIBES” Cover Feature + Interview

Sasha discusses everything from harmonic choices in her compositions to integrating activism into her art in a two-page interview and photoshoot. Issue 35 of Tom Tom Magazine (Fall 2018) can be purchased online via the link.

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Revive Music - 5 Vibraphonists You Should Know About

Sasha Berliner is featured among vibraphonists like Joel Ross and Warren Wolf in this special mallet feature on Revive.

The New York Times - "For Women in Jazz, A Year of Reckoning and Recognition" 

Sasha Berliner is interviewed, among other prominent jazz musicians like Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, and Nicole Mitchell, regarding the struggles of sexism and fighting for fair recognition in the jazz music industry.

Hot House Jazz Magazine - Artists Talk Influences: Sasha Berliner

Sasha Berliner is interviewed regarding her musical influences, having grown up listening to primarily rock music, and about what she feels makes a contemporary artist/musician.

(Page 27 of the January 2018 issue)

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Jazz Speaks - Harmonic Choices: Sasha Berliner Speaks

Sasha does an interview on behalf of The Jazz Gallery’s Future Fest. She discusses everything from the nuances of harmonic choices to interdisciplinary performance, all of which she plans to employ in her upcoming performances (such as her closing performance for the festival).

SF Jazz Center - 10 Rising Women Instrumentalists You Should Know

SF Jazz lists Sasha, among other instrumentalists like Thelonious Monk Competition winner Melissa Aldana and avant garde guitarist Mary Halvorson, as some key rising women instrumentalists to keep an eye out for in 2018.

PBS News Hour - Female Jazz Musicians Raise Their Voice Against Sexism

Sasha Berliner speaks about her experience performing with NYC Winter Jazz Fest and her activist mission to bring awareness to the influx of sexism that exists within the jazz world. Sasha is featured along with drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, bassist Esperanza Spalding, and activist/writer Angela Davis.

Feature starts around 9:30.

On The Corner: Women Who Play - SF Jazz

Sasha Berliner and fellow SF Jazz High School All Stars female peers discuss jazz improvisation and their musical beginnings. 

Oakland's Finest, Vol II: An Interview With Sasha Berliner - The Odyssey Online

Sasha Berliner elaborates in depth on the future of jazz and music as a whole, growing up in the bay area, and being a woman in the music industry.