Events

Denny Dias / Lisa Jason

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Denny Dias, the legendary guitarist and founding member of Steely Dan, performs with Lisa Jason. 
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High Rock Mountain

Saturday / July 19, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
Playing traditional broken-hearted bluegrass with a twist of humor, High Rock Mountain keeps the audience immersed in this great American tradition and sensibility.
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Berklee Bob Marley Ensemble

Saturday / July 19, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
South Shore Conservatory
…And I hope you like jammin’ too. The Bob Marley Ensemble will share its music and message. Matt Jenson, assistant professor of piano at Berklee College of Music, is creator of the class entitled “The Music and Life of Bob Marley,” which takes an in-depth study of his life, maintaining the utmost respect for the soulfulness of his music and for his message of love and resistance to oppression.
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OOIOO / Black Pus

Saturday / July 19, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Hailing from Japan, OOIOO presents experimental music that freely weaves the past, present, and future into a tapestry of sound with a keen sense of color. The band Black Pus will also perform.
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Sarah McKenzie

Sunday / July 20, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
The Street
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer whose second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album 2012.
Admission: Free

Elena Bonomo Trio

Sunday / July 20, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Comprising Zerlina Devi on piano, Alex Dyring on bass, and Elena Bonomo on drums, Elena Bonomo Trio puts a fresh spin on tunes from the Great American Songbook, drawing influences from fusion, hip-hop, and R&B.
Admission: Free

Laney Jones

Sunday / July 20, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
Longfellow House
Laney Jones's voice has been described as a mix of lemon, molasses, gin, and gunpowder. Matched with banjo, ukelele, and harmonica mastery, her music bursts with color threaded with enigmatic tales of swamp folk.
Admission: Free

Yakir Arbib

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 12:00 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.
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Synthophone Demonstration with Randy Felts

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Randy Felts will demonstrate the workings of the Synthophone (an all-digital MIDI saxophone), and explain the ways a sax player without previous experience can use this technology to extend their range as a performer.
Admission: Free

Jinyoung Kim's Second Recital

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Vocalist Jinyoung Kim gives her second recital, which will feature originals and covers of jazz and pop.
Admission: Free

David Caalaman Trio

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
David Caalaman pays tribute to pianists including Ahmad Jamal, Phineas Newborn Jr., and Cedar Walton in a trio setting.
Admission: Free

Lampião

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Regattabar Courtyard Series
Lampião performs various rhythms of Brazilian music such as choro, samba, baião, and maracatu. Its repertoire consists of original songs and compositions by Brazilian composers such as Pixinguinha, Cartola, Edu Lobo, and Hermeto Pascoal, among others.
Admission: Free

Winds of the 21st Century

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
This concert will feature a new digital horn section called 21st Century Winds playing original music influenced by jazz, rock, and Latin styles. Special guests James Ingenito (on flugelhorn and EVI ) and Erik Kline (on digital sax ) will join the ensemble in performing several songs from their recent recording, Follow the Dream.     
Admission: Free

The Nikko Salvador Trio

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
The Nikko Salvador Trio will feature original music of band members and arrangements of familiar tunes in the trio setting.
Admission: Free

Lance Van Lenten and Evo-Q

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Evo-Q is a quartet led by saxophone/flute player Lance Van Lenten and featuring pianist Gilson Schachnik, bassist David Clark, and Casey Scheuerell on drums. Evo-Q performs original music and unique arrangements of music by jazz luminaries.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: The Wind and the Wave

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds. The Wind and the Wave are an Austin, Texas-based duo made up of Dwight Baker and Patricia Lynn.
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Yakir Arbib

Tuesday / July 22, 2014 / 12:00 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

Tali Rubinstein

Tuesday / July 22, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Prudential Center
Tali Rubinstein, an Israeli recorder player, composer, and vocalist, will perform some of her original songs and arrangements. 
Admission: Free

The Bonobros Trio

Tuesday / July 22, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
The Bonobros Trio is composed of Matt Byron on bass, Neal Rosenthal on trumpet/guitar/vocals, and Elena Bonomo on drums, pulling from the styles of jazz, bop, funk, rock, R&B, and many more.  
Admission: Free

Mitch Seidman: Practice Tips for Musicianship Class

Tuesday / July 22, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Faculty member and guitarist Mitch Seidman will demonstrate helpful practice techniques and tips for Musicianship class.  
Admission: Free

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