Concert

Singers Showcase

Thursday / December 11, 2008 / 7:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Fall 2008 Singers Showcase will feature lead vocalists Tara Keith,
Orlando Dixon, Leslie Echevarria, Phillip Ferrell, Jenna O'Gara,
Mario Guthrie, and Luis Figueroa. They will be performing the music
of Sam Cooke, Natasha Bedingfield, Jon Secada, Melissa Etheridge,
Levi Stubbs, Deborah Cox, and many others. There will also be special
guest performances by Berklee faculty members and Showcase alumni
Darcel Wilson and Andrea Capozzoli.

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The Berklee Rainbow Band

Thursday / December 4, 2008 / 7:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

One of Berklee's top big band ensembles performs originals and arrangements of big band jazz under the direction of trombonist/composer/arranger Phil Wilson.

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Chimenea

Monday / October 19, 2009 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Chimenea plays rock tunes and film music in a new and refreshing way, where creativity and group improvisation go hand in hand with a careful use of space and dynamics. This quartet is based on jazz but goes beyond, fusing it with more modern elements and free playing. The program will also include original material by band members Ted Hadges (saxophone), Juan Andres Ospina (piano), Dylan Coleman (bass), and Pablo Eluchans (drum set).

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7 at Danny’s featuring Javier Marín

Wednesday / November 19, 2008 / 7:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Javier Marín is the publisher and CEO of El Planeta, New England's free, weekly Spanish-language newspaper. He will perform with his band, which also includes two JetBlue pilots, at an Executive Session during Berklee's Latin Culture Month.

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$10 general admission

Candomblé: Afro-Brazilian Rhythms of Resistance

Wednesday / November 19, 2008 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Traditional music and dance from the Afro-Brazilian religion of Candomblé will be performed under the direction of Marcus Santos. Sponsored by the Latin Culture Celebration.

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Free for All

Thursday / December 11, 2008 / 1:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

This sextet includes some of the finest musicians Berklee has to offer. The program consists of tunes by Wayne Shorter with a hard-driving swing/groove appeal under the direction of faculty bassist Ron Mahdi.

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The Performer/Songwriter Showcase 2008

Tuesday / December 9, 2008 / 6:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

The Songwriting Department's annual fall semester showcase. Featured in this concert are the 10 winning songs from the 2008 Performer/Songwriter Contest, by Kaitlin Berreckman, Aryn Calhoun, Katelyn Clampett, John Engle, Christina Fabi, Liz Fohl, Daniel Hartzheim, Dylan Patrello, Hillary Reynolds, and Luisa Sobral.

The P/SW house band includes Chris Brown (bass), Mario Fanizzi (piano/keys), Aine Fujioka (drums), and Sonya Perricone (guitar). As usual, the concert will feature a variety of contemporary song styles including pop, rock, country, r&b, alternative, folk, etc.

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Terri Lyne Carrington Ensemble

Tuesday / December 9, 2008 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

This concert features progressive and traditional jazz presented by an acoustic sextet: Jahaziel Arrocha Porras, Bill Buss, Nate Cepellinski, Jeffrey Fajardo, Victor Gould, and Shin Sakaino. We will play original music and lesser-known songs of this contemporary jazz artist.

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World Music Ensemble

Tuesday / December 9, 2008 / 12:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Music from Scandinavia to South America and more. This is a large ensemble of students, under the direction of Leo Blanco, that concentrates on performing music from diverse cultures around the world.

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Free Your Mind

Wednesday / December 3, 2008 / 1:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Under the direction of faculty member Walter Beasley, a student ensemble performs funk, Latin, and smooth jazz compositions by Lettuce, James Lloyd, James Brown, and Walter Beasley.

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