Events

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Forum Featuring John Patitucci and Danilo Pérez

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
Attend this Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum featuring bassist John Patitucci and BGJI artistic director Danilo Pérez.
Admission: Free
George Howard

We Are the World: Social Entrepreneurship with George Howard

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
Learn more about what it means to be a social entrepreneur and how to leverage the tools of entrepreneurship for a better world with Berklee faculty member George Howard.
Admission: Free and unticketed

Berklee Alumni Reception

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 6:30 p.m.
Sagewood
Former Berklee president Lee Eliot Berk and his wife, Susan G. Berk, will host a reception for Berklee alumni in Phoenix, Arizona.
Admission: Free

Cooperative Big Band

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Students from the jazz composition department in their senior year present arrangements and compositions they have written for a large jazz ensemble.
Admission: Free

The Checkout—Live at Berklee: Revive Big Band

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Heralded by the Village Voice as having some of New York City’s “most electrifying young lions in jazz,” Revive Big Band has a finger on the pulse of today’s emerging progressive sound.  
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Anthony Fung's Senior Recital

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Drummer Anthony Fung will perform a variety of original music that has been written over the past four years.
Admission: Free

Girl Band Ensemble / Hip-Hop Ensemble / World Music Ensemble

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty members Chantel Hampton, Brian Ellis, and Alain Mallet present their ensembles. 
Admission: Free

Yellowjackets / Directed Studies Ensemble / 21st-Century Grooves Ensemble

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty members Dave Weigert, Chantel Hampton, and Dave Fiuczynski present their ensembles. 
Admission: Free

The BOMB: Berklee Original Music Band Showcase

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
In conjunction with the Red Room, the Songwriting Department is proud to present an open mic event for Berklee bands. All current Berklee students are welcome to play.
Admission: Free

Kenny Cha Group

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Guitarist Heechan Cha, (known as Kenny Cha) will present his original music with a group.
Admission: Free

Gabriele Milozzi: Sounds of the Universe

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
In his final recital at Berklee, alto saxophonist Gabriele Milozzi presents original compositions that offer a blend of jazz, free improvisation, and Western and Indian classical influences.
Admission: Free

Rob Taylor's Transcendence

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
An inquisitive look into the past, present, and future of improvised music by acoustic bassist Rob Taylor. 
Admission: Free

Vulnerable: A Marvin Gaye Tribute

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Featuring Aloe Blacc, Bilal, Chris Turner, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, the Berklee Neo-Soul Ensemble, and the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, this homage to Marvin Gaye will feature the first live performance of Vulnerable in its entirety alongside some of his popular and lesser-known compositions. Curated and produced by Revive Music.
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Berklee Global Jazz Institute Concert Series and Jam

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) presents an original repertoire as well as arranged standards in a concert featuring the Purple Ensemble.
Admission: Free

The Music of the Crusaders / The Music of P-Funk / Funk and Soul Review

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty members Walter Beasley and Lenny Stallworth present their ensembles. 
Admission: Free

Indian Ensemble / Original Fusion Ensemble / Salsa Ensemble

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty members Annette Philip, Tiger Okoshi, and Bernardo Hernandez present their ensembles. 
Admission: Free

Matthew McGrath: The Xmas Files

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Pianist Matthew McGrath performs music from "The Xmas Files," a sci-fi holiday musical by Roger Emerson and John Jacobson.
Admission: Free

Simona Minns: A Hunger Artist

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Simona Minns will present her final project for the Berklee Interdisciplinary Art Institute, which combines her original jazz compositions, dance, theater, and literature. 
Admission: Free

Mark O'Connor and Friends: An Appalachian Christmas

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Grammy-winning violinist Mark O'Connor will usher in the holiday season this December with his third annual An Appalachian Christmas tour, performing "elegant" (New York Times) interpretations of Christmas classics found on his celebrated album of the same name, which American Songwriter called "an absolute delight."
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Bent Knee / Bury Me Standing / Jaggery

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Experience Boston's best dark, experimental rock bands in the same room on the same night. Come have your brains broken and your hearts stomped by Bent Knee's avant indie rock, Jaggery's dark wave, and Bury Me Standing's gypsy dirge-core. 
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