Events

E.g., 2014-07-28
E.g., 2014-07-28

Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors with David Sanchez

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 11:30 a.m.
Newport Jazz Festival
The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, the premier music ensemble of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), will perform at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival, joined by special guest saxophonist David Sanchez. The group's performance will be heard worldwide on NPRmusic.org and on WBGO-FM in New York.
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Jake Sherman

Friday / August 1, 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

Jennifer Hoyt's Senior Recital

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Vocalist Jennifer Hoyt will present her final recital at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Steph Sloan

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Greenway Boston
Steph Sloan’s captivating stage presence and vibrant music takes the listener on a sonic voyage hrough candid lyrics, colorful harmonies, and catchy melodies.
Admission: Free

Things/Time Public Art Installation

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
Berklee student Chelsea Southard will speak about her public art installation, Things/Time, which features "sonic images" displayed in an eight-foot by 12-foot portable storage unit at 1140 Boylston Street through August 15, 2014.
Admission: Free

Peter Quirsfeld: Jackie Molasses

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Drummer Peter Quirsfeld and his band, Jackie Molasses, present free improvisation and originals.
Admission: Free

Laney Jones

Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Carson Beach
Raised on an exotic animal farm surrounded by an alligator-infested lake, Laney Jones artfully spins tall tales of love and adventure in the swamplands.
Admission: FREE

This week on BIRN Alive!

Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
BIRN Alive! Presents: Coaches
Admission: FREE

Goli / Rabbit Rabbit / The Wrong Shapes

Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Goli is a duo of misfit classical musicians with an appetite for world music. The husband and wife outfit Rabbit Rabbit will also perform, along with The Wrong Shapes.
Admission: FREE

Felipe Tinoco Quartet

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
The Street
Originally from northeastern Brazil, Felipe Tinoco grew up surrounded by the sounds of traditional samba, bossa nova, and choro from his family of instrumentalists. 
Admission: Free

Oyinda

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.
Grant Park
After unveiling her live persona earlier this year, Oyinda's presence does nothing to detract from her captivating demeanor. From the way she scans the crowd with a seductive stare to her effortless singing, Oyinda translates her studio sound into a gripping live performance. 
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Brian D Plautz

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Brian Plautz has developed a reputation as a dynamic saxophonist, composer, and educator with a modern and accessible sound. He grew up outside of Cleveland, where he developed a rich background in music from gospel to classical to jazz. 
Admission: FREE

Lonely Heartstring Band

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
Longfellow House
The Lonely Heartstring band is a five-peice bluegrass instrumentation band from Boston that plays original acoustic music and traditional bluegrass with mastery.
Admission: Free

Jazz at the Fort with the Jaleel Shaw Quartet

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Highland Park
An annual concert featuring free jazz in Roxbury's Fort Hill neighborhood. This year’s concert features Berklee alumnus Jaleel Shaw. 
Admission: Free

Davis Whitfield

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Davis Whitfield performs solo piano. As the son of two musicians, Whitfield's early years were filled with music. Davis performed at the 2013 Nancy Jazz Pulsations Festival in Nancy, France, with Inna Dudukina.    
Admission: Free

Elisabeth Beckwitt's Senior Recital

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Vocalist Elisabeth Beckwitt and her band of fellow Berklee students will be performing pop and folk covers of artists such as Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles, and Liz Longley.
Admission: Free

How to Improve the Rhythm Section

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
This clinic, presented by faculty bassists Tino D'Agostino, faculty drummer Sergio Bellotti, and Special Guest, Mimi Rabson, will help all musicians (instrumentalists and vocalists) improve their interplay with the rhythm section. This clinic is sponsored by 247 Drums, DR Strings, Epifani Amps, Fclef Basses, Vic Firth, Zildjian, and Yamaha.  
Admission: Free

Hector Hellion: The Guitar Show

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Guitarist Hector Hellion performs a one-man show that explores the sonic, technical, and expressive capabilities of the acoustic guitar, electric guitar, stick and electric bass. Styles of music include Latin, electronic rock, classical, and funk.
Admission: Free

Song Yi Jeon Quintet

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Regattabar Courtyard Series
Hailing from South Korea, composer and singer Song Yi Jeon combines modern jazz harmony and odd time signatures with singable melodies that catch the ear of the listener. 
Admission: Free

Nojae Kangwan Kim's Recital

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Guitarist Nojae Kangwan Kim performs original compositions.
Admission: Free

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