Concert

Song Yi

Thursday / August 14, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art
Putnam Investment Plaza, 100 Northern Avenue
Boston
MA
02210

Hailing from South Korea, composer and singer Song Yi Jeon combines modern jazz harmony and odd time signatures with singable melodies that catch the ear of the listener. Heavily influenced by Korean folklore, the refined compositions of Song Yi Jeon have clear musical direction yet still allow band members to show their virtuosity. The members of her quintet come from all over the world and play together on a regular basis.

Admission: 
FREE

Song Yi

Thursday / August 14, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street
Cambridge
MA

Hailing from South Korea, the singer and composer Song Yi Jeon combines modern jazz harmony and odd time signatures with singable melodies that catch the ear of the listener. Heavily influenced by Korean folklore, the refined compositions of Song Yi Jeon have clear musical direction that still allow band members to show their virtuosity. The members of her quintet come from all over the world and play together on a regular basis. 

 

 

Admission: 
FREE

Sarah McKenzie

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art
Putnam Investment Plaza, 100 Northern Avenue
Boston
MA
02210

Sarah McKenzie, a pianist, vocalist, and composer "already in full possession of an individualistic voice,'' according to DownBeat magazine, will perform. McKenzie's second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album in 2012.

Admission: 
FREE

Sarah McKenzie

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street
Cambridge
MA

Sarah McKenzie, a pianist, vocalist, and composer "already in full possession of an individualistic voice,'' according to DownBeat magazine, will perform. McKenzie's second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album in 2012. 

Admission: 
FREE

Erica Telisnor: The Forward Purpose

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Pianist, composer, and arranger Erica Telisnor will be showcasing original works and arrangements that explore various points in her personal life and musical journey.

Admission: 
Free

Four Colors of Jazz

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Vocalist Simona Minns leads her multicultural jazz quartet in a performance of contemporary and traditional jazz arrangements as well as original compositions.

Admission: 
Free

Hironori Suzuki's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Drummer and composer Hironori Suzuki will be performing his own compositions and arrangements with his septet.

Admission: 
Free

Berklee Marimba Soloists Showcase

Thursday / April 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

As part of Percussion Days, this rare solo showcase features Berklee solo marimbists who are students of Nancy Zeltsman.

Admission: 
Free

Rainbow Big Band: Music of Shamie Royston

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Led by Berklee faculty member Tia Fuller, the exciting and versatile Rainbow Big Band will perform music of pianist, composer, and arranger Shamie Royston for a Friday night big band hang. Free and open to the public.

Admission: 
Free

Jay Brannan

Wednesday / July 16, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
Jay Brannan

New York-based Jay Brannan has been writing and performing sweet, sad folk songs, with a dose of cynical humor, since 2006. He has released a string of albums that topped the iTunes Singer/Songwriter and Billboard Heatseekers charts: Goddamned, produced by Will Golden (Meiko, Michelle Branch); In Living Cover, a compilation of two originals and seven covers recorded in the bedroom of his friend’s apartment in Brooklyn; and Rob Me Blind, produced by the legendary David Kahne (Regina Spektor, The Bangles, Paul McCartney, Kelly Clarkson, and Lana Del Rey, among others).

Brannan’s touring has taken him through the United States, Canada, the U.K., Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and elsewhere. 

Watch a music video for Brannan's "Beautifully" here:

Admission: 
$14 advanced, $16 general admission

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