Concert

Seyoung Jung: Chapter 2

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Composer and pianist Seyoung Jung will present original pieces in various settings, including solo piano and small orchestra.

 

Admission: 
Free

María Fajardo Quartet

Thursday / November 13, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

The María Fajardo Quartet is a project that brings jazz and other musical influences together.

Admission: 
Free

Caleb Hensinger: Bambala

Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

A trio of Berklee students led by trumpeter and composer Caleb Hensinger will play original compositions that span multiple genres.

Admission: 
Free

Caio Moskalkoff's Show

Friday / October 17, 2014 / 10:15 a.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Drummer Caio Moskalkoff presents a recital of original music and covers.

 

Admission: 
Free

Linnéa's Playground

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

The playground is back for more adventures: Vocalist Linnéa Lundgren presents a performance of jazz standards and originals.

Admission: 
Free

Seyun Park's Recital

Friday / October 24, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Pianist and composer Seyun Park will present some of her original compositions as well as covers of some jazz standards.

Admission: 
Free

A Cappella Mixé

Tuesday / October 21, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Music of the rich a cappella tradition of the famed Fisk Jubileee Singers is performed by vocal group Jubilee Spirit, under the direction of Professor Donna McElroy. The A Cappella Ensemble, led by Professor Joey Blake, will follow.

Admission: 
Free

Dave Burrell, Garrison Fewell: Outside Music, Inside Voices Concert

Wednesday / June 4, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

This day and evening of creative improvised music features renowned composer/improviser and pianist Dave Burrell, who will lead a discussion and performance with Berklee guitar professor Garrison Fewell on jazz and improvised music, and who will present Fewell's book, Outside Music, Inside Voices: Dialogues on Improvisation and the Spirit of Creative Musicwhich was supported by a Berklee Faculty Fellowship grant. 

An open performance workshop will be held in the Lawrence and Alma Berk Recital Hall (1A) from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This will be followed by an evening concert in David Friend Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Burrell-Fewell duo and Mimi Rabson's Strings Theory Trio with Helen Sherrah-Davies and Junko Fujiwara.

Dave Burrell received a degree in composition from Berklee in 1965 and recorded with saxophonists Pharoah Sanders, Tauhid (Impulse), Marion Brown, Juba-Lee (Fontana) and Archie Shepp (Impulse). In 1968, Burrell cofounded the group 360 Degree Experience with trombonist Grachan Moncur and drummer Beaver Harris and in 1969 he recorded Live at the Pan-African Festival in Algiers with Archie Shepp for the French BYG label. In 1978, he composed a jazz opera entitled “Windward Passages” in collaboration with Swedish-born poet and lyricist Monika Larsson. Burrell has appeared on more than 115 recordings and is highly regarded for his solo piano work. His playing encompasses styles from Dixieland to free jazz. Burrell is currently composer-in-residence at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia.

Guitarist Garrison Fewell has performed and recorded with Fred Hersch, George Cables, John Tchicai, Cecil McBee, Steve Swell, and more. He has released 15 recordings, beginning with the 1993 Boston Music Award-winning A Blue Deeper Than the Blue, and he has multiple titles ranked on Best of the Year lists in various publications. Fewell is featured on Tribal Ghosta new LP recorded live at Birdland with John Tchicai, Charlie Kohlhase, Cecil McBee and Billy Hart, and he is the author of four books on improvisation. Boston Phoenix writer Jon Garelick included Fewell's large ensemble, the Variable Density Sound Orchestra (VDSO) on his best of 2009 list. Fewell's latest release, VDSO—Evolving Strategies, for Not Two Records (Poland) features John Tchicai, Roy Campbell Jr., Steve Swell, Dmitry Ishenko and Reggie Nicholson.

 

Admission: 
Free

Maggie Scott's Vocal Jazz Series

Tuesday / November 4, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Jazz vocalists studying with Voice Professor Maggie Scott perform standards accompanied by a jazz trio. Singers will be performing songs from the Great American Songbook as well as Latin composers.

Admission: 
Free

Juan Luqui: Sounds and Dreamscapes

Thursday / October 9, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

An intense trip inside guitarist and composer Juan Luqui's inner world of thoughts and emotions. With a wide variety of influences from Bartok to Hiromi to Argentinean folk music, "Sounds and Dreamscapes" is the result of years of studying and writing that merge all of these ideas into his unique voice.

Admission: 
Free

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