Concert

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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Berklee Genre Jumble

Monday / December 1, 2008 / 7:30 p.m.
T.T. The Bear's Place
10 Brookline St.
Cambridge
MA
United States
02139
Stealing Jane

Berklee Genre Jumble features a varied mix of music from artists including nine-piece all-female world/neo-soul group Zili Misik, groove rock band Stealing Jane, indie/punk band the Hollow Sound, and r&b/soul artist Kevin Ross.

Though Berklee presents showcases for alumni regularly in New York and other cities, this is the first Boston-area club showcase for student and alumni bands to perform together. Learn more.

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$8 gen. public, $5 Berklee alumni and students with ID

Mario Rodriguez

Friday / July 10, 2009 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Mario Rodriguez is coming back with more of his compositions full of joy and good energy. This is a concert that you cannot miss.

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Leo Blanco's Africa Latina CD Release Show

Friday / November 21, 2008 / 8:30 p.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A CD release show by Leo Blanco's Africa Latina.

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$10 general admission, student discount available at the Berklee Performance Center Box Office

Ludovico Einaudi

Sunday / November 23, 2008 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

This concert has been cancelled. Refunds and exchanges available at point of purchase. The Saturday night concert is still on.

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