Wednesday / October 16, 2013 / 9:00 p.m.Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía
Legendary Puerto Rican jazz bass player and Grammy Award winner Eddie Gomez performs a concert to celebrate his receipt of the first-ever honorary doctor of music degree awarded by Berklee College of Music from its international campus in Valencia.
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Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
El Feeling del Pueblo, a Colombian folk music group, takes you on a musical journey across Colombia.
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
The Nick Sylvestre Group will play some original compositions as well as songs by living jazz composers.
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Pianist Marat Gabbasov presents original compositions and standards with his jazz quartet.
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.David Friend Recital Hall
Drummer Henrique De Almeida presents his fusion band, World News, an all-Berklee-faculty ensemble. He join forces with fusion greats Steve Hunt on keyboards, Sal Difusco on guitar, Dino Govani on saxophone, and Joe Santerre on bass.
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Jesca Hoop’s eclectic songwriting and music has drawn praise from Tom Waits, who describes Hoop’s sound as being "like a four-sided coin." Cocoa Jackson Lane will open the show.
Admission: $5 with Berklee I.D, $8 in advance, $10 day of show, general admissionBuy Tickets
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.Berklee Performance Center
This showcase features some of Berklee's finest guitarist singer-songwriters performing their original music.
Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admissionBuy Tickets
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Drummer Gabriela Jimeno and her trio, Balancer, present a performance of music from their debut album Tipsoo.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
John Daversa is a versatile and internationally respected trumpet, composer, arranger, producer, bandleader, educator, and BFM Jazz recording artist. He is a winner of the Herb Alpert Award, David Joel Miller Award, the National Trumpet Competition, the ITG Jazz Soloist Competition, and was a finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
Trumpeter Josh Shpak leads a band of top-notch Berklee students from around the world in a concert of original music inspired by jazz, film music, soul, and more. The band will be joined by world-class trumpeter, EVI player, composer, and bandleader John Daversa.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Bassist Yonít Spiegelman presents a celebration of R&B, pop, and hip-hop with a personal touch.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 6:30 p.m.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
Pianist Santon will be presenting an enchanting evening of well-loved classical compositions and jazz standards arranged for quartet.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Ji Hyun Park will be performing jazz and blues standards on piano and organ with an ensemble.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Shun Ng is known for his virtuosic and unique fingerstyle of guitar that infuses elements of funk, blues, jazz, and Motown, creating a one-man-band-like experience. Upon seeing him perform, Quincy Jones says he was "simply blown away by both his soul and his science."
Admission: $10 in advance, $12 day of show, $5 with student ID, general admissionBuy Tickets
Saturday / October 19, 2013 / 11:00 a.m.Copley Square
The mission of the Boston Book Festival is to celebrate the power of words, to promote a culture of literature and ideas, and to enhance the vibrancy of the city of Boston. The festival will feature a wonderful lineup of Berklee student musicians and poets on Saturday, October 19.
Saturday / October 19, 2013 / 5:30 p.m.The Westin Copley Place
Join us for a reception, dinner, live and silent auctions, and entertainment featuring 150 musicians, including acclaimed recording artists Kool & the Gang.
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Monday / October 21, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Electric bassist Rahsaan Lacey presents a debut performance of original compositions and covers, in the style of a fusion of progressive metal and jazz.
Monday / October 21, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.David Friend Recital Hall
Sean Forbes will perform and talk about his journey as a performing deaf rapper and the creation of D-PAN, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making music accessible to the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Using video examples and other technology, Forbes will demonstrate how his work is helping the hearing-impaired participate in the enjoyment of music.