Paul Weller tours in support of his ninth solo album 22 Dreams, which was released this June. "After As Is Now, I thought the time was right to make the sort of record I wanted to make," says Weller of the creative process which led to his extraordinary album. It's a kaleidoscopic tour de force incorporating rock, funk, soul, free jazz, krautrock, classical, spoken word, electronica, and all stops in between. A 70-minute odyssey delivered with a verve and ambition to shame musicians half his age, Weller's latest album is sure to please.
Student, alumni and faculty led by faculty member saxophonist Gail McArthur straight ahead jazz and fusion originals. This show also introduces the sax quartet formed from the members of Scots at Berklee. The concert will feature soloists Leah Gough-Cooper, Anna Hoffman, Alan Benzie, Patrick Kunka, Diana Leverinton, and special guests.
The Ferrous Wheel is a funk band formed by Berklee students, looking to play music that is fun to listen and dance to. Groovy drum and bass, funky keys and guitars, powerful horns and soulful vocals make up the group's unique sound. There is more coming from this band in the future so keep your eyes and ears open if you like to get funky!
Singer/songwriter Martin Sexton has been hailed by Billboard as "the finest new male singer/songwriter of recent memory," as well as "a vocalist of amazing proficiency and sensual conviction." Sexton tours in support of his seventh record, Seeds.
The saxophone legend and NEA jazz master Wayne Shorter celebrates his 75th birthday year with his first concert in Boston in more than five years, featuring his quartet with Brian Blade, John Patitucci, and Danilo Perez.
Few artists have Melissa Ferrick's relationship with an audience. Her performances are fierce and funny, outspoken and vulnerable, passionate and real. Boston Globe: "She appeared at times to be channeling Bruce Springsteen and Ricky Lee Jones simultaneously." Language may not be suitable for children. Learn more.
Ferrick's concert celebrates the launch of the GLBT Leadership Fund at Berklee, with all proceeds benefiting the fund. The GLBT Leadership Fund, newly established through an alumni gift, provides support to students working to benefit the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community at Berklee and beyond. Applications are open to any Berklee student, regardless of sexual orientation. Two awards will be granted annually.