Events

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) Presents Danilo Perez

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 10:00 a.m.
Fordham Road Studio
A hands-on music laboratory focusing on the historic and creative development of global jazz, from Africa to Europe and the Americas.
Admission: Free

Jazz in Film, with George S. Clinton, Terence Blanchard, and Billy Childs

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
George S. Clinton, noted film composer and chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department, will moderate this discussion of the role and development of jazz in film. Panelists will include Terence Blanchard and Billy Childs.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Directed Studies, Big Band Jazz, Afro-Pop

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present directed study students of Kevin Barry, big band jazz, and Afro-pop music.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Dave Holland, Contemporary Jazz, Astor Piazzolla

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 3:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present the music of Dave Holland, contemporary jazz selections, and tango music by Astor Piazzolla and others.  
Admission: Free

Microtonal Research with Dave Fiuczynski

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
David Fiuczynski's FLAM! Pan-Asian MicroJam for J Dilla and Olivier Messiaen is the result of a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship. This composition incorporates microtonal birdsong-based melodies, J Dilla-inspired hip-hop beats, and traditional Chinese, Indian, and Turkish melodic and rhythmic elements.
Admission: Free

Master Class: Terence Blanchard and the Jazz Composition Workshop Ensemble

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 4:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Terence Blanchard presents a master class with the Jazz Composition Workshop Ensemble.
Admission: Free

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Forum Performance

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 4:30 p.m.
Fordham Road Studio
The Berklee Global Jazz Institute presents the Forum Concert Series featuring the Silver Ensemble.
Admission: Free

Jazz Composition Ensemble with Vijay Iyer and Billy Childs

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Pianists and composers Vijay Iyer and Billy Childs will critique the works of some of Berklee's finest jazz composers.
Admission: Free

Jazz Composition Symposium Ensembles

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 6:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present original jazz music.
Admission: Free

Tom Phillips's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Bassist Tom Phillips presents an evening of rock music featuring selections from the 1960s to the present decade. 
Admission: Free

Rudresh Mahanthappa

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa, an 1992 Berklee alumnus, has frequently been listed in DownBeat's Critics Poll since 2003. He will present a concert of his works with Berklee students.
Admission: Free

Vijay Iyer

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Grammy-nominated composer-pianist Vijay Iyer was described by Pitchfork as “one of the most interesting and vital young pianists in jazz today."
Admission: Free