Events

E.g., 2014-09-19
E.g., 2014-09-19

Dionne Farris with the Russell Gunn Quartet

Saturday / September 27, 2014 / 3:45 p.m.
Berklee Stage
Producer, actor, and Grammy Award-winning vocalist Dionne Farris is a powerhouse. 
Admission: Free

Kneebody

Saturday / September 27, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
BeanTown Stage
Kneebody's sound is a combination of explosive rock energy, high-level nuanced chamber ensemble playing, and highly wrought compositions that are balanced with adventurous no-holds-barred improvising. 
Admission: Free

Sheila E.

Saturday / September 27, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Natixis Global Asset Management Stage
Sheila E. was obviously influenced by her father, Latin jazz legend and timbalero Pete Escovedo (then band leader of the influential band Azteca), while watching him rehearse. At 5 years old, she made her concert debut at the former Sands Ballroom in Oakland, California, when her father invited her on stage to play a solo in front of an audience of 3,000. 
Admission: Free

Yoron Israel/Bill Pierce Quintet: Tribute to James Williams

Saturday / September 27, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Berklee Stage
Yoron Israel, a native Chicagoan, is a gifted and sought-after musician whose exciting and tasteful drumming, along with his compositional talents, are spotlighted throughout his recordings. His recordings have received enthusiastic praise from journalists, musical peers, and fans alike.
Admission: Free

Oleta Adams

Saturday / September 27, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Scullers Jazz Club
Since her 1990 debut album went platinum, the Grammy-nominated Oleta Adams, a pianist and vocalist in genres including gospel, jazz, R&B, soul, and pop, has garnered worldwide acclaim and sold more than 2.5 million albums.
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Oleta Adams

Saturday / September 27, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.
Scullers Jazz Club
Since her 1990 debut album went platinum, the Grammy-nominated Oleta Adams, a pianist and vocalist in genres including gospel, jazz, R&B, soul, and pop, has garnered worldwide acclaim and sold more than 2.5 million albums.
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Snarky Puppy / Kneebody

Sunday / September 28, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
The once Texan, now New York-based Grammy Award-winning quasi-collective Snarky Puppy has gone from a best-kept secret to one of the most respected names in instrumental music. Although still underground in many respects, the band has earned high praise from critical stalwarts like the BBC, Village Voice, Guardian, and Boston Herald, and has performed at some of the best venues and festivals in Asia, Europe, Australia, and North America.
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Alon Yavnai: Improvisation and Free Play

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Berklee associate professor and pianist Alon Yavnai presents an interactive workshop which focuses on being "in the moment" when improvising.
Admission: Free

Norm Zocher's Electric Strings Quartet

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Norm Zocher’s Electric Strings Quartet will perform excerpts from Rock Ethic and other original compositions, arranged for the unique instrumentation of this ensemble.
Admission: Free

The John Funkhouser Quintet featuring Aubrey Johnson

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The John Funkhouser Quintet is a band of musicians without borders. Its influences range as widely as Woody Guthrie, Thelonious Monk, Frank Zappa, Frederic Chopin, and Ravi Shankar. This concert will include special guest vocalist Aubrey Johnson.  
Admission: Free

Laszlo Gardony All-Star Sextet

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Featuring some of Boston’s jazz royalty, distinguished Berklee and Harvard faculty, this group performs originals and imaginative arrangements of jazz standards and traditional folk music.
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BOOM: Open Mic for Berklee Songwriters

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Calling all Berklee songwriters! This monthly open mic is your chance to share some of your best work.
Admission: Free

Lacroix: Electronic Duo

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
Multi-instrumentalist and producer Daniel Gonzalez and live-looping guitarist Hector Hellion join forces to create a new way of music performance. This show will feature an eclectic electronic set with live loop improvisation.
Admission: Free

Jarabe De Palo

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Latin Grammy-winner Jarabe De Palo, a Spanish pop/rock group formed in 1996, will perform an acoustic set of all of its major hits, such as “La Flaca,” “Agua,” “Dejame Vivir,” and many more.
Admission: Free

Lincoln Goines: Future Spiritual

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty member and bassist Lincoln Goines presents new arrangements and original music for the 21st century.
Admission: Free

Barcelona/ Bel Heir

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Barcelona is a band from Seattle. Its sound is harmonious and piano-based with elements of rock.
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Leo Blanco / Jason Anick and Jason Yeager

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Berklee assistant professor of piano Leo Blanco kicks off this faculty showcase night with original compositions blending contemporary South American music, modern harmonies, and improvisation. Next, Berklee instructors Jason Anick and Jason Yeager present a dynamic program of modern jazz infused with classical, rock, Latin, bluegrass, and other influences.
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Hana: Eternal

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Singer-songwriter Hanna Nilsson, a.k.a. "Hana," and band perform a set of original songs incorporating myths, symbolism, and theology. 
Admission: Free

The 98 Project

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
The 98 Project is a sextet of Berklee students playing original tunes and arrangements of jazz repertoire.
Admission: Free

Red Oblivion / The Danger Boys / Dave Stewart Jr.

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Featured at Lollapalooza, and other major festivals around the world, Red Oblivion is a three-piece rock band from Boston. It consists of Zach Adams (vocals/bass), Emma Torres (guitar), and Carson Groenewold (drums). The three members met at Berklee and now reside in New York.
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