Concerts

Each year, Berklee presents more than 1,500 concerts and events at venues on campus and in the Boston area, showcasing student, faculty, alumni and outside professional acts. 

 

The 2014 Armand Zildjian Artist in Residence Final Concert featuring Aaron Spears

Wednesday / October 8, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Winner of the 2014 Drummies Artist Award for Best Gospel Drummer, Aaron Spears broke onto the national scene with the Washington, D.C. based jazz, R&B, and rock group the Gideon Band. He has gone on to work with artists such as James Brown, Alicia Keys, and Usher.

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Juan Luqui: Sounds and Dreamscapes

Thursday / October 9, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

An intense trip inside guitarist and composer Juan Luqui's inner world of thoughts and emotions. With a wide variety of influences from Bartok to Hiromi to Argentinean folk music, "Sounds and Dreamscapes" is the result of years of studying and writing that merge all of these ideas into his unique voice.

Admission: Free

David Caalaman Trio

Thursday / October 9, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist David Caalaman presents compositions by Cedar Walton, Hank Mobley, John Hicks, and others in a trio setting.

Admission: Free

Dylan Vadakin's Senior Recital

Thursday / October 9, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Vibraphonist Dylan Vadakin presents his senior recital in a performance with his six-piece hip-hop/jazz group, Light Bright.

Admission: Free

Light Bright

Thursday / October 9, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Led by Dylan Vadakin, Steven Bunce, and Kyle Lankton,  Light Bright is an original seven-piece jazz, hip-hop, and funk band. With three vocalists, two saxophones, bass, drums, and vibraphone, Light Bright is a unique listening experience.

Admission: free

Writing Out Your Life: Autobiography in Song featuring the students of Paula Cole

Thursday / October 9, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The students of Paula Cole will be singing and self-accompanying original material.

Admission: Free

More Than Four meets Brazilian Big Band

Thursday / October 9, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The vocal jazz quartet More Than Four presents its love of Brazilian music with lush harmonies backed up by a contemporary Brazilian big band.


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Amni Musfirah: Twenty

Friday / October 10, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

For her first recital at Berklee, vocalist Amni Musfirah will perform covers and original music in pop, R&B, and jazz styles.

Admission: Free

The Nikko Salvador Sextet

Friday / October 10, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Nikki Salvador Sextet will perform arrangements and tunes by Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, George Coleman, John Hicks, Cedar Walton, and Mulgrew Miller.

Admission: Free

Judah & The Lion / Morningsiders / Nick Stevenson

Friday / October 10, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Judah & the Lion owes much to fate and to the small-town feel of Nashville, the city that brought the trio together from scattered parts of the country. Nick Stevenson as well as the folk-pop duo Morningsiders are also on the bill. 

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BUGLE feat. Steve Grand

Saturday / October 11, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

BUGLE (Berklee Union of Gays, Lesbians, and Everybody Else) is hosting a concert in celebration of National Coming Out Day. The concert will feature Berklee student performers who will open for singer-songwriter Steve Grand. 

Admission: free

Guitarist Danny Nagy

Tuesday / October 14, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Danny Nagy performs energetic fusion music.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora: Influences

Tuesday / October 14, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Pianist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora performs original music in a fusion of different styles including Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul.

Admission: Free

Inna Dudukina: The Clocks

Tuesday / October 14, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Singer, composer, and arranger Inna Dudukina presents an evening of originals and covers. Her compositions are inspired by old school jazz, and feature modern modal techniques and meter changes to create an elegant mood that is both refreshing and familiar.

Admission: Free

Wheelworks: Darrell Katz and the JCA Orchestra

Tuesday / October 14, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Darrell Katz will lead the 20-piece Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra in a program including his improvisational cantata, "Wheelworks." Also on the bill will be a new composition honoring recently retired Berklee faculty member Phil Wilson.
 

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Daniel Assis: Lampião

Wednesday / October 15, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Daniel Assis and his trio Lampião present a recital featuring music from major Brazilian composers, and originals. Special guests will be featured.

Admission: Free

Fernando Furones

Wednesday / October 15, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Guitarist and vocalist Fernando Furones will play many of his original compositions spanning various genres.

Admission: Free

Nadia Chechet's Recital

Wednesday / October 15, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Singer Nadia Chechet performs a mix of neo-soul/rock/R&B-style originals, as well as her own arrangements.

Admission: Free

Josh Shpak Band with special guest Shelly Berg

Wednesday / October 15, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

In his third recital at Berklee, trumpeter and composer Josh Shpak, together with a special guest artist, the twice Grammy nominated pianist Shelly Berg, will showcase original music that brings together a variety of influences ranging from jazz, soul, and rock to film music and more.

Admission: Free

Spencer Im's First Recital

Thursday / October 16, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Pianist Spencer Seung Yong Im presents a recital of classical and jazz music.

Admission: Free

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