Events

FORQ

Wednesday / September 10, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Fresh off the release of its eponymous debut album, the New York/Dallas all-star quartet FORQ is embarking on its first-ever international tour.
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Vivienne Aerts

Thursday / September 11, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Originally from the Netherlands, Vivienne Aerts lives in Boston and studies at Berklee College of Music. Her teachers include renowned jazz artists such as Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, John Patitucci, and Ed Saindon. Her music takes influence from the sounds of Ella, Duke, and Miles. 
Admission: Free

Jenna Moynihan and Mairi Chaimbeul

Thursday / September 11, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Club Passim
Rooted in traditional Scottish and Appalachian old-time music, this duo has developed a sound that celebrates and explores beautiful melodies. 
Admission: Free

Zoe Brush

Thursday / September 11, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Zoe Brush is a singer-songwriter from Colorado. She began learning piano at age 4 and composed her first piece when she was 9. She studies Contemporary Writing and Production at Berklee College of Music and hopes to develop her career as a singer-songwriter by performing and producing her own music.  
Admission: Free

Ed Lucie and Quartet

Thursday / September 11, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Berklee associate professor and electric bassist Ed Lucie presents an evening of original contemporary jazz tunes.
Admission: Free

Propaganda / JGivens

Thursday / September 11, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
With an uncompromising message intertwined with hot rhythms and beats, the Los Angeles-based Propaganda delivers potent lyrics and relevant music that reaches across the spectrum of youth and pop culture.
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Zoe Brush

Friday / September 12, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Zoe Brush is a singer-songwriter from Colorado. She began learning piano at age 4,\ and composed her first piece when she was 9. Since then she has been writing songs and growing as a pianist.
Admission: Free

The Music from Chile

Friday / September 12, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
This clinic and performance by Berklee students from Chile will feature the great diversity of Chilean music.
Admission: Free

GIZMO / Common Thread

Friday / September 12, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Bassist Kenneth “GIZMO” Rodgers draws on influences spanning the realms of jazz, pop, funk, rock, Latin, and hip-hop to create an impressive sonic landscape, while Common Thread is rapidly bringing the funk to the next generation.
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Inspired by Muddy and Monroe: Featuring the Del McCoury Band and Catherine Russell

Friday / September 12, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Special guests the Del McCoury Band and Catherine Russell will perform with students and faculty to re-envision the music of Bill Monroe and Muddy Waters.
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The Hunts

Saturday / September 13, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
The Hunts are an indie folk band from the southlands of Chesapeake, Virginia. These seven brothers and sisters have a passion for creating compelling music and so, have collaborated one another’s gifts of writing, composing and musicianship to endeavor that...
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Sucré / The Honey Trees / Merriment

Saturday / September 13, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Sucré is a musical group comprised of Stacy King, Darren King and Jeremy Larson. Variety magazine writes that the band "at times recalls Florence + The Machine and Leona Lewis.” The Insider says the band's music is "the sweetest music my ears have heard in a long time.”  
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Affinity Quartet

Sunday / September 14, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
The Street
Composed of members Josh Shpak (trumpet), Yoav Eshed (guitar), Alex Gasser (bass) and Noam Israeli (drums), the Affinity Quartet looks at music as a conversation. When things happen musically, it is as if connections are made personally. 
Admission: Free

Alexander Anderson

Monday / September 15, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Alexander Anderson, age 20, was a composer and performer in San Diego before coming to Berklee College of Music. With his jazz fusion band, Unidentified Fusion Orangement, Anderson has developed original compositions and played at various public and private venues. 
Admission: Free

Dave Calarco Drum Clinic

Monday / September 15, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Drummer Dave Calarco has played with an impressive list of jazz artists, including Randy Brecker, George Garzone, Jerry Bergonzi, Kenny Werner, and Joe Lovano. He has recorded and toured with the renowned baritone saxophonist Nick Brignola for over 25 years.
Admission: Free

Mozik

Monday / September 15, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Arsenal Center for the Arts
The seventh season of Jazz at the Arsenal from Berklee faculty artists begins with a concert of Brazilian jazz performed by Mozik, a band featuring Gilson Schachnik on keyboards.
Admission: $20 adults/$18 members/$15 students

Jacinta's Ultimate Concert

Monday / September 15, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Argentinian guitarist and composer Jacinta Clusellas will be presenting one of her final concerts at Berklee, a concert of original music and arrangements blending the folkloric sounds and grooves of Argentina with jazz and other Latin styles.  
Admission: Free

Alexander Anderson

Tuesday / September 16, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Alexander Anderson, age 20, was a composer and performer in San Diego before coming to Berklee College of Music. With his jazz fusion band, Unidentified Fusion Orangement, Anderson has developed original compositions and played at various public and private venues. 
Admission: Free

PISKO: Afro-Peruvian Experience

Tuesday / September 16, 2014 / 1:15 p.m.
Cafe 939
Bass faculty member Oscar Stagnaro presents a performance of new Afro-Peruvian music, combining rap, festejo, and cantada, featuring lyrics in Spanish and Quechua.
Admission: Free

String Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / September 16, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The String Department faculty proudly welcome you back with their annual concert. Please join us to see what a diverse faculty we have and get stoked for the new semester.
Admission: Free

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