Concert

Joca Perpignan

Friday / April 2, 2010 / 1:15 pm
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Joca Perpignan performs as part of Percussion Days.

Admission: 

Gary Burton's Arrival: Celebrating 50 Years

Thursday / April 8, 2010 / 8:15 pm
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Gary Burton

Since arriving as a student at Berklee in 1960, Gary Burton has led groups that have defined the state-of-the-art of jazz for five decades, while forming lasting relationships and receiving six Grammys. In this performance, Burton joins bandmates from his seminal groups. Artists include the members of his first Berklee band, Mick Goodrick, Abe Laboriel, and Harry Blazer; John Scofield, Joe Lovano, Steve Swallow, Antonio Sanchez, Donny McCaslin, Jim Odgren, Makoto Ozone, and Tiger Okoshi; and his Next Generation Band with Julian Lage, Vadim Neselovskyi, Luques Curtis, and James Williams. Learn more about the event.

Admission: 
$35, $25, reserved seating

Berklee Jazz: The John Baboian Quartet

Monday / April 12, 2010 / 7:30 pm
Arsenal Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal Street
Watertown
MA
United States
02472
John Baboian

The John Baboian Quartet is made up of John Baboian, guitar; Daniel Ian Smith, woodwinds; Bruce Gertz, bass; and Larry Finn, drums. All longtime professors at Berklee, their music consists of original compositions and original arrangements of jazz standards.

Admission: 
$15

24th International Folk Music Festival

Thursday / March 25, 2010 / 8:15 pm
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Hear the familiar strains of love, loss, triumph, sorrow, and joy in a dozen new ways as Berklee students perform music from around the world. Learn more about the concert.

Admission: 
$15, $10, reserved seating

Percussion Department Spring 2010 Award Winners' Concert

Friday / April 2, 2010 / 8:15 pm
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Directed by Yoron Israel, this concert will feature Berklee's Percussion Department scholarship award winners of spring 2010. The 18 students represent some of Berklee's finest drumset, total percussion, hand percussion, vibraphone, and marimba performers and scholastic achievers. They will cover a wide variety of musical idioms, including jazz, fusion, funk, classical, and world styles. In addition to the featured percussionists, a talented group of 11 student accompanists will be heard throughout the evening.

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Joey Blake & Friends: In My Song

Monday / March 22, 2010 / 7:30 pm
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Come and join us for a musical journey through song. we'll give you a new twist on some old standards as well as presenting some brand-new compositions. This show will feature some of the most up-and-coming Berklee students, alumni, staff, and faculty, all coming together to create a beautiful musical portrait. Instrumental as well as a cappella—a little something for everyone.

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Mixed World Ensemble

Thursday / April 1, 2010 / 1:15 pm
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This is the first of two recitals by the Mixed World Ensemble led by Jamey Haddad and Alain Mallet. Jazz and ethnic music from around the world mix in a unique blend.

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Berklee Marimba Concert II

Friday / April 2, 2010 / 7:30 pm
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Showcasing members of Berklee Marimba Ensemble 3 and Marimba Transcriptions and Repertoire Lab, the program features music of Samuel Barber, Philip Carlsen, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Enrique Hernandez, W. A. Mozart, Michael Nyman, Robin Pecknold, Astor Piazzolla, and Studio 99.

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Ensemble Showcase: Caribbean, Chamber, Gypsy Jazz, Bluegrass, Country

Friday / April 30, 2010 / 1:00 pm
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Student ensembles perform a series of afternoon and evening recitals, led by faculty members Winston Maccow, Mark Simos, John McGann, David Hollender, and Mike Ihde. These end-of-semester performance finals will cover a range of styles, including Caribbean, chamber, Gypsy jazz, bluegrass, and country.

1:00 p.m. Winston Maccow: Caribbean Ensemble

2:15 p.m. Mark Simos: Alternative String Chamber

3:30 p.m. John McGann: Django Reinhardt/Gypsy Jazz

6:30 p.m. David Hollender: Bluegrass

8:00 p.m. Mike Ihde: Country Music Ensemble

Recitals will run about 45 minutes long. Performance times are subject to change, without notice.

Admission: 
Free

Ensemble Showcase: South American, Jazz, Blues, Reggae

Thursday / April 29, 2010 / 1:00 pm
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Student ensembles perform a series of afternoon and evening recitals, led by faculty members Leo Blanco, Jeffrey Galindo, Lin Biviano, Dave Weigert, and Matt Jensen. These end-of-semester performance finals will cover a range of styles, including South American, jazz, blues, and reggae.

1:00 p.m. Leo Blanco: South American Ensemble

2:15 p.m. Jeffrey Galindo: Ornette Coleman Ensemble

3:30 p.m. Lin Biviano: Post-Bop/Blues

6:30 p.m. Dave Weigert: Berklee Yellowjackets Ensemble

8:00 p.m. Matt Jensen: Music of Bob Marley

Recitals will run about 45 minutes long. Performance times are subject to change, without notice.

Admission: 
Free

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