Berklee alum Kendrick Oliver is Eric Jackson's in-studio guest on tonight's Eric in the Evening jazz program (WGBH, 89.7 FM). Oliver and the swinging, 19-piece New Life Jazz Orchestra performs for free at Highland Park, in Roxbury's historic Fort Hill neighborhood, on Sunday, Aug. 3, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Cafe 939 is pleased to announce a free lunchtime workshop/entertainment series for children. The two Summer 2008 events are geared towards ages 6-10. During these sessions, Berklee Music Education students, led by Professor Libby Allison, will have an opportunity to practice their skills in this fun, performance-style setting. The Cafe lunch menu will include kid-friendly fare for these events. Join us for some Summer fun with an educational twist. Space is limited, so please arrive early. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Tonight on WGBH, 89.7 FM, you can hear Berklee alumnus and Columbia native Gregorio Uribe discuss his upcoming big band performance as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series. Also appearing as a guest on the show is James McCoy, director of community and governmental affairs, to talk about Berklee's spectrum of free summer community concerts.
The Berklee Learning Center, in association with New Film Nation, hosts the third annual Audio for Film networking night. New England filmmakers and film students can meet Berklee film composers, sound designers, and audio engineers, with the main goal of generating possible collaborations. The event will include the finalists' showcase for the Learning Center's fourth annual film scoring contest, with the winners announced at the end of the evening. Learn more.
Inspired by the lives of Edward Hopper and Georgia O'Keefe, Fordham Wilkes - the duo of vocalist Ginny Fordham and former Blue Man Group drummer/percussionist Steve Wilkes- have created pop songs that explore the intersection of music and painting.