Events

Midnight Snack / Aphrolove

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Midnight Snack is the musical brainchild of brothers Michael and John Johnson.
Admission: Free

Ellie and Isa

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
Ellie Buckland and Isa Burke are fiddlers and singer-songwriters who love traditional music and close harmonies. With two fiddles, two guitars, and two intertwining voices, they perform old folk songs, new Americana, and original songs in an acoustic roots style. They will be joined by Mali-Agat Obomsawin on bass.
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Cettina Donato

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Cettina Donato is an Italian pianist and composer. In 2008, she attended the Umbria Jazz Clinics in Perugia where she was awarded a scholarship to attend Berklee. Her first album, Pristine, contains her own compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Apoena

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Greenway Boston
Apoena’s music is a concise mixture of the many types he heard throughout childhood. Coming from a family of actors, musicians, acrobats, and variety performers, his influences range from Brazilian folk and pop to contemporary indie rock and world jazz. 
Admission: Free

Guitarist Danny Nagy: Groovy Fusion

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Guitarist Danny Nagy and band perform groovy fusion music.
Admission: Free

Drew of the Drew / Gabrielle Walter-Clay & Common Thread / Finnegan & the Family

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Bassist and Berklee graduate Drew of the Drew will perform, followed by soulful singer-songwriter Gabrielle Walter-Clay and her band, Common Thread. Finnegan & the Family will open the show.
Admission: Free

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.
Admission: Free

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

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

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

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