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What Does the Future Hold? with Don Was, Terri Lyne Carrington, Maria Schneider, Terence Blanchard, Billy Childs, Patrice Rushen, and Geri Allen

Thursday / April 24, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.
Cafe 939
A student-led discussion of the future of jazz is presented by the Jazz Collective, a Berklee student organization. This panel will field questions from Berklee students on what...

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State of Jazz Keynote Address: Don Was

Thursday / April 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Don Was is the president of Blue Note Records, the largest and oldest jazz record label. Blue Note boasts a "who's who" of jazz greats on its roster.

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Legally Blonde: The Musical

Thursday / April 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, this high-energy musical will be presented by Berklee’s Musical Theater Ensemble, directed by Rene Pfister, and the Musical...

Admission: $8, $14 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12, $18 day of show, reserved seating

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The Future of Large Ensembles, with Terence Blanchard, Billy Childs, Patrice Rushen, and Maria Schneider

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
This panel will discuss the current realities and future of jazz composition for large ensembles.

Admission: Free

How Composers Get Paid (or Don't): The Broad Issues of Compensation in the New Music Business, with Maria Schneider, Bonnie Hayes, Patrice Rushen, and Don Gorder

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Cafe 939

Composer Maria Schneider's recent testimony before Congress is part of a much larger discussion about issues of compensation and protection of intellectual property for...

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Legally Blonde: The Musical

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, this high-energy musical will be presented by Berklee’s Musical Theater Ensemble, directed by Rene Pfister, and the Musical...

Admission: $8, $14 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12, $18 day of show, reserved seating

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Mad Satta at BAMcafé Live

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
Mad Satta is at the forefront of a new movement in music. This exciting and sophisticated eight-piece band merges elements of old-school soul with hip-hop, rock, and jazz to...

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Blurred Lines in Composition, with Maria Schneider, Tania León, Patrice Rushen, and Terence Blanchard

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 11:00 a.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Hosted by Professor of Africana Studies Bill Banfield, this panel will explore the growing trend toward the breaking down what have previously been boundaries in composition.

Admission: Free

Berklee Urban Service Awards

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Berklee Urban Service Awards celebrate those who perform public service through music. These awards were created to inspire people in the Berklee community and members of our...

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State of Jazz Keynote Address: Tania Leon

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Cuban-born Tania León, a vital personality on today's music scene, is highly regarded as a composer and conductor recognized for her accomplishments as an educator and advisor...

Admission: Free