Events

E.g., 2014-04-24
E.g., 2014-04-24

Women in Jazz: Geri Allen meets Shamie Royston

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Grammy-winning composer and pianist Geri Allen will present a concert led by Berklee faculty member Tia Fuller and the Rainbow Ensembles featuring arrangements by up-and-coming pianist, composer, and arranger Shamie Royston.
Admission: Free

Wake Owl / Lyla Foy / DJ Carbo

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Wake Owl showcases the music of singer-songwriter Colyn Cameron, whose words and melodies are rich with raw, honest emotion. London-based singer-songwriter Lyla Foy, who is releasing her debut album on Sub Pop, opens the show.
Admission: $10 in advance, $12 day of show, general admission
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Rainbow Big Band: Music of Shamie Royston

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Led by Berklee faculty member Tia Fuller, the exciting and versatile Rainbow Big Band will perform music of pianist, composer, and arranger Shamie Royston for a Friday night big band hang. Free and open to the public.
Admission: Free

Mad Satta at BAMcafé Live

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
Mad Satta is at the forefront of a new movement in music. This exciting and sophisticated eight-piece band merges elements of old-school soul with hip-hop, rock, and jazz to create an intriguing sound that spans generations. Catch them at BAMcafé Live on April 25.
Admission: Free

Blurred Lines in Composition, with Maria Schneider, Tania León, Patrice Rushen, and Terence Blanchard

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 11:00 a.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Hosted by Professor of Africana Studies Bill Banfield, this panel will explore the growing trend toward the breaking down what have previously been boundaries in composition.
Admission: Free

Berklee Urban Service Awards

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Berklee Urban Service Awards celebrate those who perform public service through music. These awards were created to inspire people in the Berklee community and members of our partner organizations to get engaged with the community through service programming.
Admission: Free

State of Jazz Keynote Address: Tania Leon

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Cuban-born Tania León, a vital personality on today's music scene, is highly regarded as a composer and conductor recognized for her accomplishments as an educator and advisor to arts organizations.
Admission: Free

Composers of Color

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 2:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Composers of Color is a collective group of composers brought together to discuss and explore the creative conditions of the music of composers of color in the marketplace, academy, and concert world. The concert will be made up of works by 21st-century composers of color. Concert works ranging from art songs, solo instrumental, and chamber pieces representing a broad range of cultural expressions, styles, and contemporary compositional approaches will be performed.
Admission: Free

talYtali at the Kennedy Center

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
talYtali are Tal Even-Tzur and Tali Rubinstein, two unconventional Israeli musicians. Their original instrumentation and musical aesthetics stand out in the global jazz scene.
Admission: Free

Maria Schneider Orchestra

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Maria Schneider and her orchestra have enjoyed a distinguished recording career, including earning nine Grammy nominations and two Grammy awards.
Admission: $60, $52, $44, reserved seating
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Hauschka

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Experimental musician Hauschka is known for his “prepared piano” work, a tradition believed to have begun with the French composer Erik Satie in which objects are inserted between strings or on hammers to extend the piano’s aural possibilities, though he has extended his repertoire beyond this niche in recent years.
Admission: $20, general admission
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Stardust: The Music of Frank, Sammy, Dinah, Judy, and Friends

Sunday / April 27, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This original show, created and produced by students of liberal arts professors Amy Merrill and Rebecca Perricone, is based on the lives of big band leaders and singers.  
Admission: Free

The State of Jazz Composition: Terence Blanchard

Sunday / April 27, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
In this culminating concert of the State of Jazz Composition symposium, Terence Blanchard will perform with the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Greg Hopkins.
Admission: $16, $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $20, $12 day of show, reserved seating
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Action Item / I/Ø

Sunday / April 27, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Action Item has been touring for the last two years in support of its first EP, The Stronger the Love, an album that has sold more than 22,000 copies independently. This show also features Boston-based band I/Ø.
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SUPERSTARK - Season 6 - Auditions at Berklee

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 11:00 a.m.
Fordham Road Studio
SuperstarK, a singing contest televised in Korea, is holding auditions in Boston for its sixth season. 
Admission: Free

Max Holmberg's Senior Recital

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Drummer Max Holmberg performs with a number of different groups. The program will include original compositions by various members of the groups as well as some familiar jazz songs.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Hardcore/Heavy Metal

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present heavy metal music.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Bluegrass

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present bluegrass music.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Big Band Jazz, Improv 21st Century Grooves, Mahavishnu, Return to Forever

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present big band jazz, modern improvised groove music, and jazz fusion.
Admission: Free

Jonah Francese: Barely Thinkin'

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
In his final recital at Berklee, trumpeter and big band leader Jonah Francese presents original compositions with a quintet.
Admission: Free

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