Events

Five-Week Performing Singer-Songwriter Winner's Showcase

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Hosted by Melissa Ferrick and Anne Heaton, Berklee is presenting a fantastic selection of Five-Week singer-songwriters to perform a winner's showcase that portrays each individual's talent and musicality.   
Admission: Free

Once More, with Feeling

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Berklee vocalists bring an iconic dramatic presentation of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to life, with musical theater repertoire by Joss Whedon. Hanna Hoyt and Zoe Lustri lead a team of vocalists backed by the rock band Flight of Fire.
Admission: Free

The Music of John Scofield

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
The Nicholas Urie Large Ensemble will perform arrangements, written by Urie, of music composed by John Scofield.
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Alumni Dinner in Santo Domingo

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Mesón de Bari
You're invited to an alumni dinner at Mesón de Bari in Santo Domingo.
Admission: Free

Sarah McKenzie

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer whose second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album in 2012.
Admission: FREE

Luis D’Elias Ensemble

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Using Venezuela as a point of departure, the Luis D'Elias Ensemble blends traditional South American music with contemporary jazz, rock, and classical music. 
Admission: Free

Kathryn Hallberg

Thursday / August 7, 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

Davis Whitfield

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Davis Whitfield plays 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. He also received a scholarship from the National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts and a Presidential Scholarship at Berklee College of Music to pursue his undergraduate degree.    
Admission: Free

Tracy L J Robertson

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Club Passim
A member of Pitch Slapped (Berklee's a cappella vocal group), Tracy L J Robertson grew up with barbershop. His focus is in ensemble singing, writing, and arranging, and looks forward to taking opportunities to keep a cappella a part of his musical career. 
Admission: Free

Tiger Okoshi Clinic

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Faculty trumpeter Tiger Okoshi presents a clinic about looking for what's behind the rainbow of harmony.
Admission: Free

Yujung Jung: Mosaic Experiences

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Pianist Yujung Jung presents her senior recital with a program of original pieces and covers.
Admission: Free

Daniel Pugh Trio

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
The Daniel Pugh Trio presents a blend of original swing, hip-hop, and funk compositions in a piano trio setting.
Admission: Free

Davis Whitfield Trio

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
The son of musicians, Whitfield's early years were filled with music. Davis performed at the 2013 Nancy Jazz Pulsations Festival in Nancy, France, with Inna Dudukina. He also received a scholarship from the National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts and a Presidential Scholarship at Berklee College of Music to pursue his undergraduate degree. Tonight he will be performing piano trio.    
Admission: Free

C-bass' Infinity Band

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
C-bass' Infinity Band is an improvisational group led by percussionist and composer Santiago Sebastian "C-bass" Chiriboga. The group combines music with visual arts, dance, speech, and theatre.    
Admission: Free

Sarah McKenzie

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer whose second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album in 2012.
Admission: FREE

Taylor Kelly

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Legacy Place
Taylor Kelly has a voice that blends jazz, soul, funk and truth. Her songwriting tells of triumph in hopes to inspire many to live, love, and forgive. Also a trumpet player, Taylor strives for an instrumental-vocal approach, rhythmic phrasing, and improvisation reminiscent of her trumpet-playing influences.
Admission: Free

Felipe Tinoco Quartet

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Originally from northeastern Brazil, Felipe Tinoco grew up surrounded by the sounds of traditional samba, bossa nova, and choro from his family of instrumentalists. It was not until his adolescence that he decided to pick up the guitar and pursue a career in music, carrying his family tradition while following his own peculiar musical instincts.    
Admission: Free

Frankie Rodriguez

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
Join us for another evening of free salsa music and dancing in the South End.
Admission: Free

Boston Songwriter and Musician Hangout

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Meet your new favorite cowriter, jam partner, or potential band member.
Admission: FREE

Hyerin Jacquelyn Kim: Hyerin Plays Clazzic Piano

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Pianist Hyerin Jacquelyn Kim performs solo classical piano in her senior recital.
Admission: Free

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