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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 admissionBuy Tickets
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 seatingBuy Tickets
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
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.
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present hip-hop, neo-soul, and original jazz music.
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present small band jazz, directed study students of Jeff Lockhart, and the music of Lettuce and Soulive.
"Outside the Box" with Rudresh Mahanthappa, Terence Blanchard, Danilo Perez, Vijay Iyer, and Joanne Brackeen
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Hosted by Berklee alumna and Revive Music founder Meghan Stabile, this panel will focus on breaking free of perceived constraints in approaching jazz, and what that means from an artistic and industry perspective.
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Vijay Iyer is at the forefront of an emerging field of research in music: the study of embodied cognition. He received his doctorate in the cognitive science of music from the University of California, Berkeley, and currently teaches at Harvard University.
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
A faculty-led Berklee student ensemble will present pop and indie music.
The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) Presents: Creativity and Expression in the Arts, an Interactive Composition Workshop with Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, and Anthony Scibilia
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.David Friend Recital Hall
In this workshop, students from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute will perform and present their compositions to BGJI faculty members Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, and Anthony Scibilia and receive their feedback in front of the audience.
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Bassist Aaron Liao presents a recital of original compositions in an interesting way.
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
A selection of the best works by jazz composition majors in the spring semester.
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Professor David Fiuczynski will perform microtonal "grooveJamz" with the Planet MicroJam Institute ensemble.
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.Berklee Performance Center
To commemorate the Miguel de Cervantes anniversary, Berklee Latino and the Instituto Cervantes, in collaboration with the Mediterranean Music Institute, join forces to offer a musical experience that traverses the roots of Spanish music though Latin America.
Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.Berklee Dining Hall
Vocalist Simona Minns leads her multicultural jazz quartet in a performance of contemporary and traditional jazz arrangements as well as original compositions.