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. 

 

Barcelona/ Bel Heir

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Barcelona is a band from Seattle. Its sound is harmonious and piano-based with elements of rock.

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Leo Blanco / Jason Anick and Jason Yeager

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee assistant professor of piano Leo Blanco kicks off this faculty showcase night with original compositions blending contemporary South American music, modern harmonies, and improvisation. Next, Berklee instructors Jason Anick and Jason Yeager present a dynamic program of modern jazz infused with classical, rock, Latin, bluegrass, and other influences.

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The 98 Project

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The 98 Project is a sextet of Berklee students playing original tunes and arrangements of jazz repertoire.

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Hana: Eternal

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Singer-songwriter Hanna Nilsson, a.k.a. "Hana," and band perform a set of original songs incorporating myths, symbolism, and theology. 

Admission: Free

Joe Musella: Steely Dan Tribute

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Faculty Guitarist Joe Musella and his band play Steely Dan's classic Aja album.

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Flamenco Influences

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

After a yearlong study of different flamenco styles, pianist and Berklee faculty member Nando Michelin will share the influences that he has found as a result.

Admission: Free

Penelope Santana Group

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Dominican jazz guitarist Penelope Santana will present an evening of original compositions and standards with her band.

Admission: Free

Video Game Orchestra: Live in Boston 2014

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Video Game Orchestra invites you to rock out to video game music in the group's signature "rockestral" style, which features a rock band, orchestra, and choir.

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Christian Conti Collective

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Trumpeter Christian Conti and his quintet will play original compositions.
 
 

Admission: Free

Funny Girl

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

An afternoon at the theater with numbers from musicals that are all about comedy! Hosted by two improv emcees, this hour of hilarious will feature many wonderful singers, musicians, and a variety of tunes.

Admission: Free

Max Harvey

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Singer-songwriter Max Harvey performs original pop music.

Admission: Free

An Evening With Esperanza Spalding: Thank You October

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Esperanza Spalding returns to Berklee as part of a special two-week tour, Thank You October, with longtime collaborators Leo Genovese and Lyndon Rochelle. This intimate trio performance will feature selections from Esperanza's critically-acclaimed releases: Junjo, Esperanza, Chamber Music Society, and Radio Music Society.
 

 

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Sun J. Ban: Toddle

Monday / October 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

In her first recital at Berklee, vocalist Sun J. Ban will perform original tunes and arrangements of Korean pop.

Admission: Free

Gilad Barakan Quintet

Monday / October 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

A few weeks after recording its debut album, Gilad Barakan's Quintet will perform with special guests at Berk Hall. The music reflects Barakan's classical, jazz, and rock background.
 

Admission: Free

Michael J. Johnson

Monday / October 6, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Michael J. Johnson will perform his eclectic rock-pop originals, backed by a stellar band made up of Berklee professors, students, and alumni.

Admission: Free

Antoni Vaquer: Voodoo Children Big Band

Tuesday / October 7, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Antoni Vaquer performs a mix of rock, jazz, and other styles with a modern jazz big band.

Admission: Free

Sophisticated Lady: In Memory of Magdalene Liptay

Tuesday / October 7, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Composer, arranger, and pianist Suzanna Sifter presents an acoustic jazz quartet with some Berklee all-stars: Dino Govoni on tenor sax, Bruce Gertz on bass, and Casey Scheuerell on drums.

Admission: Free

Harmony Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / October 7, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty members of Berklee's Harmony Department and guests will present an eclectic concert of original pieces and arrangements performed in small groups, from solo to quintet settings.

Admission: Free

Second Hand Rose

Tuesday / October 7, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Liang Long, singer and band leader of Second Hand Rose, began by experimenting with blending local instruments from Harbin, a city in far northeast China near Siberia.

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Patitucci, Wooten, Bailey, and Bailey

Tuesday / October 7, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Join John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, Victor Bailey, and Steve Bailey as they explore the inner and outer limits of the bass. Each of these bassists has underpinned some of the greatest artists of the last three decades: Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Weather Report, Madonna, Bela Fleck, Dizzy Gillespie, Willie Nelson, and Jethro Tull among them. With special guest drummer Derico Watson.
 
 

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