Events

Maddie Rice

Friday / April 11, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Guitarist Maddie Rice and a rotating ensemble perform a set of covers by artists including Prince, Sting, and Paul Simon.
Admission: Free

Battle of the Bands

Friday / April 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
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The Movement at Berklee is teaming up with the Greater Boston Food Bank again for the Second Annual Battle of the Bands showcase. 
Admission: At least one, nonperishable food item

Drunken Logic / Midnight Snack / Rocket and the Ghost

Saturday / April 12, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
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Local bands Drunken Logic, Midnight Snack, and Rocket and the Ghost will play, putting on a show that ranges from folk to jazz to alternative and classic rock. 
Admission: $8 general admission
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Aleif Hamdan's Senior Recital

Monday / April 14, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
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Guitarist Aleif Hamdan plays a set of originals and covers ranging from contemporary jazz to funk and featuring tunes by John McLaughlin, Gretchen Parlato, Oz Noy, and more.
Admission: Free

Tyler Hilton / Russell Howard / Heidi Merrill

Monday / April 14, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
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Tyler Hilton is best known for his role as Chris Keller in the CW hit show One Tree Hill, and for playing Elvis Presley in the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line.  
Admission: $12 in advance, $15 day of show, $59.99 VIP experience, general admission. *VIP experience includes admission to the show, Tyler Hilton CD, Tyler Hilton poster, and access to a pre-show acoustic hang with Tyler Hilton during soundcheck.
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Oscar Suchanek's Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 15, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
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Drummer Oscar Suchanek and the Real Brotet will perform with special guests.
Admission: Free

Celtic FUSION 2014

Tuesday / April 15, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
FUSION magazine's annual event will spotlight Scottish music and tradition. 
Admission: Free

Beautiful Songs from Latin America

Wednesday / April 16, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
This recital, given by the Advanced Latin and Jazz Vocal Performance class, is directed by Mili Bermejo. Students choose, write, and arrange songs from various countries: Cuba, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, and others. 
Admission: Free

Words and Music Featuring Adam Renn Olenn and Friends

Wednesday / April 16, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
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A collection of stories, poems, and music featuring Annie Hartnett (fiction), Steven Brykman (nonfiction), Nicole Terez Dutton (poetry), and Adam Renn Olenn (fiction). Music by Sasha Yatchenko and her band.
Admission: Free

Robin Eubanks and the Jazz Composition Ensemble

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
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World-renowned trombonist Robin Eubanks has been a visiting artist with the Jazz Composition Workshop Ensemble this year. Robin's brand of high-energy, odd-meter funk proved inspirational for the students, who have responded with some interesting odd-meter explorations of their own. 
Admission: Free

Q Brew: Kelly E. Keough and Ben Maitland-Lewis

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
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This edition of Q Brew will showcase the tools and skills needed to use the Internet to create a fan base. Featured speakers are music and business entrepreneur Ben Maitland-Lewis and television and book writer and entrepreneur Kelly E. Keough.
Admission: Free

Cooperative Big Band

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
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This is a concert of music written by graduating seniors in the Jazz Composition Department, with a band organized by the writers. The musical selections will include original works by student composers as well as their arrangements of tunes by jazz greats such as Wayne Shorter.
Admission: Free

talYtali

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
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TalYtali, a piano-recorder duo playing original compositions influenced by traditional Israeli music, celebrates its album release and an upcoming show at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., at the end of April.
Admission: Free

Joanna Teters

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
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Vocalist Joanna Teters, known for her powerful alto as front woman with groups Mad Satta, Lowtone Society and Drew ofthe Drew, will perform. 
Admission: $8, general admission
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Writing for Strings with Terence Blanchard, Billy Childs, Vijay Iyer, and Patrice Rushen

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.
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The American Composers Orchestra, in collaboration with the Berklee Jazz Composition Department, presents this panel discussion and workshop geared toward students who seek a greater understanding of the nuances of string writing in a jazz context. Panelists include Terence Blanchard, Billy Childs, Vijay Iyer, and Patrice Rushen.
Admission: Free

"Outside the Box" with Rudresh Mahanthappa, Terence Blanchard, Danilo Perez, Vijay Iyer, and Joanne Brackeen

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
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Hosted by Berklee alumna and Revive Music founder Meghan Stabile, this panel will focus on breaking free of perceived constraints in approaching jazz, and what that means from an artistic and industry perspective.
Admission: Free

The Biological Foundations of Music: Embodied Cognition, Empathy, and Listening

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
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Vijay Iyer is at the forefront of an emerging field of research in music: the study of embodied cognition. He received his doctorate in the cognitive science of music from the University of California, Berkeley, and currently teaches at Harvard University.
Admission: Free

Dave Fiuczynski's Planet MicroJam with Special Guest Rudresh Mahanthappa

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
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Professor David Fiuczynski will perform microtonal "grooveJamz" with the Planet MicroJam Institute ensemble.
Admission: Free

Jazz in Film, with George S. Clinton, Terence Blanchard, and Billy Childs

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
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George S. Clinton, noted film composer and chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department, will moderate this discussion of the role and development of jazz in film. Panelists will include Terence Blanchard and Billy Childs.
Admission: Free

Microtonal Research with Dave Fiuczynski

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
David Fiuczynski's FLAM! Pan-Asian MicroJam for J Dilla and Olivier Messiaen is the result of a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship. This composition incorporates microtonal birdsong-based melodies, J Dilla-inspired hip-hop beats, and traditional Chinese, Indian, and Turkish melodic and rhythmic elements.
Admission: Free

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