Events

Lydia Yu-Lin Wang: Lydia's String Quartet

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Violinist Yu-Lin Wang leads her string quartet in an afternoon of her own compositions and arrangements. Basic on classical string quartet and influenced by jazz and Brazilian music, Wang's music employs a lot of colorful harmony and lively rhythm.
Admission: Free

Film Screening: "A Band Called Death" with Filmmaker Q&A

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
Before Bad Brains, the Sex Pistols or the Ramones, there was a band called Death.
Admission: Free

Tomoko Ozawa: Tomoko and Friends

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Pianist and composer Tomoko Ozawa will present a set of her original compositions and an arrangement of a classical piece with her quintet.
Admission: Free

Nik Rodewald Quintet: Explorations in Jazz

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Saxophonist Nik Rodewald and his quintet present a set of original jazz and revamped standards. Joining the band will be Philadelphia-based jazz vocalist and Berklee College of Music alumnus Donald Hunt.
Admission: Free

Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
New York’s WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM and NPR Music proudly present year three of The Checkout: Live at Berklee—a concert at which critically acclaimed, New York-based performers return to their Berklee roots and perform for the world from Boston’s Cafe 939.  
Admission: $10, $5 with college I.D., general admission

Antonio Sanchez: Zildjian Artist-in-Residence

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
An impressive and inspiring drummer, Antonio Sanchez is well-known for his work with Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Danilo Perez, and Gary Burton, among many others.
Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission
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Jae Cheol Oh and Large Ensemble: CD Release Showcase

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Trumpeter Jae Cheol Oh and his large ensemble celebrate the release of the new CD of original compositions, Time Stamping.
Admission: Free

Celebrating Blakey: The Messenger Legacy Clinic

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
The Messenger Legacy is an elite lineup of former members of one of jazz’s most influential bands, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. This configuration features bassist Reggie Workman, alto saxophonist Donald Harrison, trumpeter Brian Lynch, tenor saxophonist Billy Pierce, pianist Donald Brown, and drummer Ralph Peterson.
Admission: Free

Kyungmin Kim: Music of Lee Morgan

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Drummer Kyungmin Kim and quintet present a set of tunes by Lee Morgan, as well as an original composition.
Admission: Free

Julian Jimenez Quartet

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Guitarist Julian Jiminez and his quartet present an evening of original compositions and new standards by Kenny Garrett and Branford Marsalis.
Admission: Free

Music Therapy Supervisor Reception

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Music Therapy Department presents the music therapy supervisor reception.
Admission: Free

Clara C / Aijia

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Clara C performs her unique blend of folk/pop/rock, while Aijia showcases her piano-based songwriting style, which is reminiscent of the soul of the Jackson 5, the melodic lines of Alicia Keys, and the lyrical twists of Sara Bareilles.
Admission: $15 General Admission, $25 VIP, $90 Fan Experience
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Celebrating Blakey: The Messenger Legacy

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
The Messenger Legacy is an elite lineup of former members of one of jazz’s most influential bands, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. This configuration features bassist Reggie Workman, alto saxophonist Donald Harrison, trumpeter Brian Lynch, tenor saxophonist Billy Pierce, pianist Donald Brown, and drummer Ralph Peterson.
Admission: $20 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $25 day of show, reserved seating
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Jun Lee: Jun's First Recital

Friday / October 11, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Guitarist and vocalist Jun Lee leads his quintet in a set of rock originals, as well as covers of tunes by Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, and Muse.
Admission: Free

Mindia Luo

Friday / October 11, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Cellist and vocalist Mindia Luo leads her band on a storytelling journey through some of the most loved R&B and soft rock classics.
Admission: Free

Kollaboration Boston 3

Friday / October 11, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Empowerment through entertainment, vocalists, musicians, dancers, and cultural acts, with special appearances by AJ Rafael and Ellen Kim.
Admission: $28 VIP, $13 in advance (discount applied at checkout), or $35 VIP, $16 day of show, general admission
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Fresh Prospects: Charlie The Most / Shangdang

Friday / October 11, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Fresh Prospects is a monthly series featuring the best up-and-coming college artists and bands throughout Boston.
Admission: FREE

Parkington Sisters / Tall Tall Trees

Saturday / October 12, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
With incomparable vocal harmonies and intricate string arrangements, the Parkington Sisters present music that is timeless and fresh all at once. Indie folk group Tall Tall Trees will also perform.
Admission: $12 in advance, $14 day of show, general admission
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Yosi Levy

Tuesday / October 15, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Israeli guitarist and composer Yosi Levy will present music from his latest CD, The Acoustic Project, which combines music from the Mediterranean, Israel, India, and the Americas into a unique blend of original music. He will discuss the composition and production process and perform music from the CD. Sponsored by the Mediterranean Music Institute and the Israeli Consulate.
Admission: Free

Kitanodai Gagaku Ensemble Clinic

Tuesday / October 15, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Group will demonstrate many Japanese traditional instruments. All are used to perform gagaku music from 1,500 years ago.
Admission: Free

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