Events

E.g., 2014-04-21
E.g., 2014-04-21

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

Jazz Composition Symposium Ensembles: Hip-Hop, Neo-Soul

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.
Admission: Free

"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.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Small Band Jazz, Directed Studies, Lettuce and Soulive

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.
Admission: Free

The Biological Foundations of Music: Embodied Cognition, Empathy, and Listening

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.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Pop and Indie

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
A faculty-led Berklee student ensemble will present pop and indie music.  
Admission: Free

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.
Admission: Free

Best of Jazz Composition: Spring 2014

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.
Admission: free

Aaron Liao: Thank You 'Somage'

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.
Admission: Free

Dave Fiuczynski's Planet MicroJam with Special Guest Rudresh Mahanthappa

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Professor David Fiuczynski will perform microtonal "grooveJamz" with the Planet MicroJam Institute ensemble.
Admission: Free

The Miguel de Cervantes Anniversary Concert

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. 
Admission: Free

Four Colors of Jazz

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.
Admission: Free

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) Presents Danilo Perez

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 10:00 a.m.
Fordham Road Studio
A hands-on music laboratory focusing on the historic and creative development of global jazz, from Africa to Europe and the Americas.
Admission: Free

Jazz in Film, with George S. Clinton, Terence Blanchard, and Billy Childs

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
George S. Clinton, noted film composer and chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department, will moderate this discussion of the role and development of jazz in film. Panelists will include Terence Blanchard and Billy Childs.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Directed Studies, Big Band Jazz, Afro-Pop

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present directed study students of Kevin Barry, big band jazz, and Afro-pop music.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Dave Holland, Contemporary Jazz, Astor Piazzolla

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 3:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present the music of Dave Holland, contemporary jazz selections, and tango music by Astor Piazzolla and others.  
Admission: Free

Microtonal Research with Dave Fiuczynski

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
David Fiuczynski's FLAM! Pan-Asian MicroJam for J Dilla and Olivier Messiaen is the result of a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship. This composition incorporates microtonal birdsong-based melodies, J Dilla-inspired hip-hop beats, and traditional Chinese, Indian, and Turkish melodic and rhythmic elements.
Admission: Free

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Forum Performance

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 4:30 p.m.
Fordham Road Studio
The Berklee Global Jazz Institute presents the Forum Concert Series featuring the Silver Ensemble.
Admission: Free

Jazz Composition Ensemble with Vijay Iyer and Billy Childs

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Pianists and composers Vijay Iyer and Billy Childs will critique the works of some of Berklee's finest jazz composers.
Admission: Free

Jazz Composition Symposium Ensembles

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 6:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present original jazz music.
Admission: Free

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