Events

E.g., 2014-04-17
E.g., 2014-04-17

Robin Eubanks and the Jazz Composition Ensemble

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
World-renowned trombonist Robin Eubanks has been a visiting artist with the Jazz Composition Workshop Ensemble this year. Robin's brand of high-energy, odd-meter funk proved inspirational for the students, who have responded with some interesting odd-meter explorations of their own. 
Admission: Free

Lizz Wright

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Acclaimed jazz and R&B vocalist Lizz Wright shares her musical experiences and performs with Berklee faculty.
Admission: Free

Q Brew: Kelly E. Keough and Ben Maitland-Lewis

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
This edition of Q Brew will showcase the tools and skills needed to use the Internet to create a fan base. Featured speakers are music and business entrepreneur Ben Maitland-Lewis and television and book writer and entrepreneur Kelly E. Keough.
Admission: Free

Erica Telisnor: The Forward Purpose

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Pianist, composer, and arranger Erica Telisnor will be showcasing original works and arrangements that explore various points in her personal life and musical journey.
Admission: Free

Chase Potter Collage Project

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Violinist and composer Chase Potter performs an eclectic set of original compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Cooperative Big Band

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
This is a concert of music written by graduating seniors in the Jazz Composition Department, with a band organized by the writers. The musical selections will include original works by student composers as well as their arrangements of tunes by jazz greats such as Wayne Shorter.
Admission: Free

Naseem Alatrash's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Cellist Naseem Alatrash performs a variety of original selections from Arabic to western classical music and jazz.
Admission: Free

Axel Hachadi Group

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Winds player Axel Hachadi and his group will perform original compositions and revisited standards, adding fusion elements.
Admission: Free

Envisioning 21st Century Music Business Models: Ethics and the New Music Industry

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This annual event features guests from the music industry addressing the role of ethics in the business and how to rebuild it to support sustainable careers for artists and music business professionals—without selling their soul. Topics will include: payola, contracts between artists and labels, rates paid by streaming services to artists, copyright, management/artist relationships, branding and sponsorships, and sexism/ageism in the industry.    
Admission: Free

Singers Showcase

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Singers Showcase, Berklee's premier vocal event, offers a variety of styles and musical settings for some of the college's exceptional singers. The outstanding lead singers are chosen from more than 100 students who audition for a spot in this immensely popular concert.
Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission
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talYtali

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
TalYtali, a piano-recorder duo playing original compositions influenced by traditional Israeli music, celebrates its album release and an upcoming show at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., at the end of April.
Admission: Free

The Music of Veena and Sitar by Durga Krishnan and Vinayak Sharma, with Pravin Sitaram on Mridangam and Nishikant Sonwalkar

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Durga Krishnan is known marvelous playing in Carnatic (South Indian classical) style on the veena. Vinayak Sharma is a talented sitar player in the Hindustani (North Indian classical) style and known for his vocal and instrumental technical intricacies. They will play accompanied by Pravin Sitaram, known for his unobtrusive approach to mridangam, and Nishikant Sonwalkar's passionate tabla. 
Admission: Free

Blake Whitmire's Senior Recital

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Violinist Blake Whitmire presents an evening of jazz, bluegrass, and fiddle tunes.
Admission: Free

Parham Haghighi: Âghâz

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Iranian arranger, vocalist, and pianist Parham Haghighi will sing and perform songs in Farsi, English, and Hebrew.
Admission: Free

Blake Whitmire Senior Recital

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Violinist Blake Whitmire's senior recital will feature a small acoustic ensemble of violin, guitar, and bass playing various bluegrass tunes, fiddle tunes, and gypsy jazz.
Admission: Free

Jharis Yokley's Senior Recital

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Drummer Jharis Yokley and group will perform a mix of jazz, funk, and R&B music.
Admission: Free

Zucchero

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
One of Italy’s biggest pop exports, Zucchero is influenced by American blues, soul, and rock and he has recorded or toured with Eric Clapton, Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Miles Davis, and John Lee Hooker, to name a few.
Admission: $45, $35, reserved seating
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Joanna Teters

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Vocalist Joanna Teters, known for her powerful alto as front woman with groups Mad Satta, Lowtone Society and Drew ofthe Drew, will perform. 
Admission: $8, general admission
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CANCELED: Carla Bruni

Saturday / April 19, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours. With a beautiful and alluring voice, Italian-born French supermodel Carla Bruni recorded the 2002 international hit "Quelqu'un M'a Dit," which went on to sell more than 2 million copies. Now Bruni has released a new album, Little French Songs, and embarks on her first U.S. tour.
Admission: $75, $55, $45, $30, reserved seating

Writing for Strings with Terence Blanchard, Billy Childs, Vijay Iyer, and Patrice Rushen

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.
Cafe 939
The American Composers Orchestra, in collaboration with the Berklee Jazz Composition Department, presents this panel discussion and workshop geared toward students who seek a greater understanding of the nuances of string writing in a jazz context. Panelists include Terence Blanchard, Billy Childs, Vijay Iyer, and Patrice Rushen.
Admission: Free

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