Events

Chris Kazarian

Tuesday / July 1, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
Chris Kazarian, also known as K.A.Z., is an eclectic writer/player/listener who loves to write music that brings people together. With musical styles ranging from soul, R&B, hip-hop, jazz, and rock, to indie, reggae, and folk, this young artist loves to get down. The question is, do you?
Admission: Free

Yakir Arbib

Tuesday / July 1, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Blind from birth, Yakir Arbib has the gift of synesthesia (a blending of the senses), allowing him to "see" tones as distinct colors. It inspired his recent piece, "Waves of Visions," a collaboration with visual artist Tamar Haber-Schaim.
Admission: Free

Sterling Rhyne

Tuesday / July 1, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Prudential Center
Sterling Rhyne’s original music blends R&B and neo-soul with indie-pop.  
Admission: Free

Upper Structure Triads: The Harmonic Approach

Tuesday / July 1, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Suzanna Sifter, professor in the Piano Department, author of Berklee Jazz Keyboard Harmony: Using Upper Structure Triads, and instructor of the labs Upper Structure Triad Applications 1 and 2, will be giving a clinic on upper structure triad.  
Admission: Free

Sandro Scoccia: Festa Junina

Tuesday / July 1, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty bassist Sandro Scoccia and his band play the traditional music of northeastern Brazil, sometimes in the traditional style and other times mixed with funk grooves.
Admission: Free

Yakir Arbib

Wednesday / July 2, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Blind from birth, Arbib has the gift of synesthesia (a blending of the senses), allowing him to "see" tones as distinct colors. It inspired his recent piece, "Waves of Visions," a collaboration with visual artist Tamar Haber-Schaim.
Admission: Free

Fast and Out: How to Achieve Guitar Speed and Get that 'Out' Sound

Wednesday / July 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
This clinic will focus on developing speed on the guitar through specific legato and picking friendly scalar approaches for the left hand, and several right hand picking techniques including alternate, sweep, economy, hybrid, and finger picking. Next, the clinic will examine the minimum velocity required for Out playing, and the application of several atonal and polytonal techniques including the use of diminished, whole tone, augmented, and double augmented scales, the cycle of fifths/fourths, and the Mother Chord.  
Admission: Free

Berklee Voice Faculty Presents: Italian Songs and Arias of the 17th and 18th Centuries

Wednesday / July 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Berklee Voice Faculty will sing selections of Italian songs and arias of the 17th and 18th centuries. These songs are often performed by students as their traditional requirement for their proficiencies. This is a demonstration of how to do it. 
Admission: Free

Berklee Paris Reception: Lalah Hathaway Performance

Wednesday / July 2, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Duc Des Lombards (Jazz Club & Restaurant)
Join us for a reception at Le Duc des Lombards (jazz club and restaurant) hosted by Berklee Today magazine editor Mark Small '73, followed by a concert featuring Grammy-winning vocalist Lalah Hathaway '90.
Admission: Free

Laney Jones and the Lively Spirits

Wednesday / July 2, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Museum of Fine Arts
Raised on an exotic animal farm surrounded by an alligator-infested lake, Laney Jones spins tales of love and adventure in the swamplands. Her voice has been described as a mix of lemon, molasses, gin, and gunpowder.  Laney is opening for Dom Flemons.
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Chris Kazarian

Thursday / July 3, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
Chris Kazarian, also known as K.A.Z., is an eclectic writer/player/listener who loves to write music that brings people together. With musical styles ranging from soul, R&B, hip-hop, jazz, and rock, to indie, reggae, and folk, this young artist loves to get down. The question is, do you?
Admission: Free

Yakir Arbib

Thursday / July 3, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Blind from birth, Yakir Arbib has the gift of synesthesia (a blending of the senses), allowing him to "see" tones as distinct colors. It inspired his recent piece, "Waves of Visions," a collaboration with visual artist Tamar Haber-Schaim.
Admission: Free

Arielle Vakni

Thursday / July 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Club Passim
Arielle Vakni is a uniquely soulful vocalist with a subtle twist of experimental folk. Her seemingly effortless depth of lyrical expression is matched by a gift for songwriting and performance in both acoustic and electronic genres. 
Admission: Free

Yakir Arbib Trio

Thursday / July 3, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Blind from birth, pianist Yakir Arbib has the gift of synesthesia (a blending of the senses), allowing him to "see" tones as distinct colors. It inspired his recent piece, "Waves of Visions," a collaboration with visual artist Tamar Haber-Schaim.
Admission: Free

Irma Seleman

Thursday / July 3, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Charlestown Navy Yard
A funky songbird from the East, Irma Seleman puts together grooves, melodies, and harmonies that reflect her experiences in life, love, and music. A singer, songwriter, and arranger bringing soul and R&B into her own Malaysian sound, Seleman will amaze you with her voice and stage presence. 
Admission: Free

Takafumi Suenaga Jazz Trio

Thursday / July 3, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Pianist Takafumi Suenaga started to play the classical piano when he was 5 years old. He was also interested in jazz and Latin music. As a student at Berklee, he has taken part in the Berklee Global Jazz Institute in 2013 and performed at the Panama Jazz Festival as well as the Blue Note in New York. 
Admission: Free

Yakir Arbib

Friday / July 4, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Blind from birth, Arbib has the gift of synesthesia (a blending of the senses), allowing him to "see" tones as distinct colors. It inspired his recent piece, "Waves of Visions," a collaboration with visual artist Tamar Haber-Schaim.
Admission: Free

Anthony Fung Quintet

Saturday / July 5, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
Montreal Jazz Festival
The Anthony Fung Quintet is a group of talented musicians who have distinguished themselves as accomplished performers in the Boston area. This concert is part of the Toronto Jazz Festival.
Admission: Free

3 Sudacas

Sunday / July 6, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
3 Sudacas is a trio formed by Esther Rojas on bass, Eduardo Mercuri on guitar, and Marianella Rojas on vocals and percussion, creating a fusion of music from Colombia, Brazil, and Venezuela that explores jazz and pop, among other genres.
Admission: FREE

Guitar Sessions Opening Ceremony Featuring Jon Finn

Sunday / July 6, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Faculty guitarist Jon Finn will be presenting a rock concert for the opening of Guitar Sessions. The Atkins/Reed Ensemble, directed by Rick Peckham, will be opening.
Admission: Free

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