Summer Concerts at Wakefield Library

Jack Sheehan

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
New York saxophonist Jack Sheehan is notable performer at Berklee. He was selected to perform the Fall 2013 Convocation Ceremonies and the 2013 Berklee City Music Encore Gala. Besides leading his own...
Admission: Free

Davis Whitfield

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
As the son of musicians, Davis Whitfield's early years were filled with music. While at Berklee, Davis performed at the 2013 Nancy Jazz Pulsations Festival in Nancy, France, with Inna Dudukina....
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...
Admission: Free

Guilherme Abud

Thursday / August 14, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Guilherme Abud, from Sao Paulo, Brazil, started playing guitar when he was 16, and was soon influenced by the Joao Gilberto bossa nova style. He started performing in bars and restaurants with...
Admission: Free

Osmar Okuma

Thursday / August 21, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Bassist Osmar Okuma’s journey from Peru to Los Angeles to Boston has taken him to the stage of many great venues including Jazz Zone, Cocodrilo Verde, La Noche, Berklee Performance center, Ryles jazz...
Admission: Free

Vivienne Aerts

Thursday / August 28, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Originally from the Netherlands, Vivienne Aerts lives in Boston and studies at Berklee College of Music. Her teachers include renowned jazz artists such as Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, John...
Admission: Free

Past Concerts

Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.

Alex Gasser

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Alex Gasser was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and grew up in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he began playing guitar at age 11. Currently a bassist, he was accepted into the Berklee Global Jazz Institute at...
Admission: Free

Marika Galea

Thursday / July 10, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Since enrolling at Berklee, Marika Galea has performed everywhere from the desert of Santa Fe to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in New York, as she carves out her reputation as a jazz bassist with staying...
Admission: Free

Takafumi Suenaga Jazz Trio

Thursday / July 3, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Pianist Takafumi Suenaga started to play the classical piano when he was 5 years old. He was also interested in jazz, Latin and pop music. At 18 he entered Tohoku University and started to play...
Admission: Free

Utril Rhaburn

Thursday / June 26, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Utril U.T. Rhaburn is a tenor saxophonist, lyricist, and rap artist who leads a versatile jazz- and R&B-rooted trio with slight funk and hip-hop influences. The brothers on bass and...
Admission: Free

Jeff Guthery

Thursday / June 19, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Jazz drummer Jeff Guthery won the “fastest hands” division of the World’s Fastest Drummer competition at the Anaheim Winter NAMM Show in 2007. He then donated the Pearl drum set and Meinl...
Admission: Free

Zerlina Devi

Thursday / June 12, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Zerlina Devi, originally from Bali, Indonesia, is a pianist, vocalist, composer, and arranger. During her time at Berklee, she learned from many great artists including Aaron Goldberg, Joanne...
Admission: Free

Leandro Pellegrino

Thursday / June 5, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
A native of São Paulo, Brazil, guitarist Leandro Pellegrino is quickly becoming recognized as one of today's rising young jazz guitarists. Leandro took first place in the 2013...
Admission: Free