After graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in humanities, Jamshied Sharifi went on to further his musical education at Berklee College of Music in Boston. At Berklee, he studied Jazz Piano, Composition, and Film Scoring, and also studied with noted trumpeter and Charlie Parker sideman Herb Pomeroy. Pomeroy asked Sharifi to lead the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, a post Pomeroy had held for twenty-two years. During this time, Sharifi also taught in the Music Synthesis and Ensemble Departments at Berklee.
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