Events

Brian D Plautz

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Brian Plautz has developed a reputation as a dynamic saxophonist, composer, and educator with a modern and accessible sound. He grew up outside of Cleveland, where he developed a rich background in music from gospel to classical to jazz. 
Admission: FREE

Lonely Heartstring Band

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
Longfellow House
The Lonely Heartstring band is a five-peice bluegrass instrumentation band from Boston that plays original acoustic music and traditional bluegrass with mastery.
Admission: Free

Jazz at the Fort with the Jaleel Shaw Quartet

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Highland Park
An annual concert featuring free jazz in Roxbury's Fort Hill neighborhood. This year’s concert features Berklee alumnus Jaleel Shaw. 
Admission: Free

Davis Whitfield

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Davis Whitfield performs solo piano. As the son of two musicians, Whitfield's early years were filled with music. Davis performed at the 2013 Nancy Jazz Pulsations Festival in Nancy, France, with Inna Dudukina.    
Admission: Free

Elisabeth Beckwitt's Senior Recital

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Vocalist Elisabeth Beckwitt and her band of fellow Berklee students will be performing pop and folk covers of artists such as Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles, and Liz Longley.
Admission: Free

How to Improve the Rhythm Section

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
This clinic, presented by faculty bassists Tino D'Agostino, faculty drummer Sergio Bellotti, and Special Guest, Mimi Rabson, will help all musicians (instrumentalists and vocalists) improve their interplay with the rhythm section. This clinic is sponsored by 247 Drums, DR Strings, Epifani Amps, Fclef Basses, Vic Firth, Zildjian, and Yamaha.  
Admission: Free

Hector Hellion: The Guitar Show

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Guitarist Hector Hellion performs a one-man show that explores the sonic, technical, and expressive capabilities of the acoustic guitar, electric guitar, stick and electric bass. Styles of music include Latin, electronic rock, classical, and funk.
Admission: Free

BIRN Alive! Presents Brian Plautz

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Tune in to BIRN1 for a special live performance and interview from a dynamic alto saxophonist, composer, and educator: Berklee's own Brian Plautz.
Admission: FREE

Song Yi Jeon Quintet

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Regattabar Courtyard Series
Hailing from South Korea, composer and singer Song Yi Jeon combines modern jazz harmony and odd time signatures with singable melodies that catch the ear of the listener. 
Admission: Free

Chungsung's Standard Jazz

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
In his final recital at Berklee, pianist Chungsung Kim presents jazz standards in trio and quartet settings.
Admission: Free

Nojae Kangwan Kim's Recital

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Guitarist Nojae Kangwan Kim performs original compositions.
Admission: Free

Luis D'Elias: Rockamajazz

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Luis D'Elias Large Ensemble, featuring a stellar cast of Berklee talent, will play a selection of original music blending traditional South American rhythms with contemporary jazz, classical music, and rock.
Admission: Free

Armeen Musa Album Pre-Release Concert

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
After four years of performing, exploring, and discovering, vocalist Armeen Musa presents a show with music from her upcoming album.
Admission: Free

Davis Whitfield

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Davis Whitfield performs solo piano. As the son of two musicians, Whitfield's early years were filled with music. Davis performed at the 2013 Nancy Jazz Pulsations Festival in Nancy, France, with Inna Dudukina.    
Admission: Free

Kathryn Hallberg

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
Emotional, evocative, warm, and natural, rooted in Americana with pop and country stylings lightly layered on top: This describes Kathryn Hallberg's music. Her second EP, Nocturnal, with musical contributions from Lloyd Maines (Dixie Chicks, Robert Earl Keen) was mixed by Niko Bolas (Neil Young, James Taylor) at the Surf Shack in Los Angeles.
Admission: Free

Dawaun Parker: The Art of the Producer

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Three-time Grammy Award-winning producer and Berklee alumnus Dawaun Parker ’05 discusses the art of production in this master class, which will be followed by a performance with Phil Beaudreau at 7:30 p.m. this evening in David Friend Recital Hall.
Admission: Free

Linda Dallimore: Explorations

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
The flutist and composer Linda Dallimore presents her first concert at Berklee: original classical compositions as well as jazz and Latin standards with her band, which features Sahil Warsi on bass, Juan Felipe Mejia Tobon on drums, and Tracy Yang on piano. 
Admission: Free

Davis Whitfield: To the Fourth Dimension!

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Pianist Davis Whitfield and band perform original compositions and covers.
Admission: Free

Quintet East Plays the Music of Bain Smith

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Quintet East, comprised of Five-Week faculty members, will play the music of Bain Smith under his direction.
Admission: Free

Seyoung Jung: Chapter 2

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Composer and pianist Seyoung Jung will present original pieces in various settings, including solo piano and small orchestra.  
Admission: Free

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