Tomorrow's Events

Latimbop

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music group co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr.

Admission: FREE

Son d’ LePua

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Son d’ LePua was formed from a mix of Latin and European sounds. Centered on jazz, its members experiment and explore the richness of both cultures.
 

Admission: Free

Luke Niccoli

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

Luke Niccoli is a 20-year-old recording artist and songwriter making his mark in the music industry both as a performer and as a writer. In the past year he has opened for Martina McBride and Chris Isaak at sold-out shows . He plans to release a brand new EP this fall.
 
 

Admission: Free

Jake Sherman

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jake Sherman began taking piano lessons at age 5 and fell in love with ragtime, learning many Scott Joplin classics and composing rags. At age 12 he started studying jazz piano and was soon playing in ensembles, and at 14 he discovered the Hammond organ. 
 

Admission: Free

Ellie Buckland and Isa Burke

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Club Passim

Ellie Buckland and Isa Burke are fiddlers and singer-songwriters who love traditional music and close harmonies. With two fiddles, two guitars, and two intertwining voices, they perform old folk songs, new Americana, and original songs in an acoustic roots style. 

Admission: free

Preparing for Your College Audition

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Berklee Associate Professor Berke McKelvey has auditioned hundreds of students, and wants to share what works, what doesn't, first impressions, and what an auditioner is looking for in a prospective student. 

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Pop/R&B, Rock Jam Band

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Faculty members Chantel Hampton and John Funkhouser present their ensembles.

Admission: Free

Berklee Rock Jam Ensemble

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 4:30 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The Berklee Rock Jam Ensemble plays music of the great classic jam bands. This show will include music by fhe Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers, fhe Doors, and John Scofield.

Admission: Free

Josh Shpak

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.

Kendall Plaza

With a rich style evident of influences from classic jazz to electronica, trumpeter Josh Shpak has made himself a commodity in the music world. This cross-generational quality has launched a career playing with jazz heavyweights such as Cedar Walton and Jimmy Heath, soul legends Tower of Power, and young crossover innovators like Esperanza Spalding, Christian Scott, and John Daversa.
 

Admission: Free

Jake Sherman Trio

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jake Sherman began taking piano lessons at age 5 and fell in love with ragtime, learning many Scott Joplin classics and composing rags. At age 12 he started studying jazz piano and was soon playing in ensembles, and at 14 he discovered the Hammond organ. 
 

Admission: Free

Latimbop

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music group co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr.
 

Admission: FREE

Kina Zoré

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Charlestown Navy Yard

Epic horns, organic vocals, and swirling polyrhythms make Kina Zoré a force of hypnotic beauty. Fronted by soft-spoken and charismatic Mozambican songwriter Helder Tsinine, the six-piece powerhouse commands the dance floor with earthy, electric African rhythms that echo from Helder’s hometown of Maputo. 

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

The Pedrito Martinez Group

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

O'Day Park

The sounds of Afro-Cuban music will fill the South End in this free outdoor concert.

Admission: Free

Erica Telisnor: "A Música de Influênca" (The Music of Influence)

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

"Just as the African slaves of Brazil found a safe place to create and peacefully live in their quilombos, we too find ourselves safely immersed in the rhythms and lyrics of Brazilian classics and pursue modern interpretations based on their legacy." This concert will feature pianist Erica Telisnor's debut collective, Quilombo, with special guests Groovisity.

Admission: Free