Events

E.g., 2014-07-30
E.g., 2014-07-30

Jake Sherman Trio

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Jake Sherman began taking piano lessons at age 5 and fell in love with ragtime, learning many Scott Joplin classics and composing rags. At age 12 he started studying jazz piano and was soon playing in ensembles, and at 14 he discovered the Hammond organ.   
Admission: Free

Latimbop

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art
Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music group co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr.  
Admission: FREE

Davis Whitfield

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
As the son of musicians, Davis Whitfield's early years were filled with music. While at Berklee, Davis performed at the 2013 Nancy Jazz Pulsations Festival in Nancy, France, with Inna Dudukina. 
Admission: Free

Kina Zoré

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Charlestown Navy Yard
Epic horns, organic vocals, and swirling polyrhythms make Kina Zoré a force of hypnotic beauty. Fronted by soft-spoken and charismatic Mozambican songwriter Helder Tsinine, the six-piece powerhouse commands the dance floor with earthy, electric African rhythms that echo from Helder’s hometown of Maputo. 
Admission: Free

The Pedrito Martinez Group

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
The sounds of Afro-Cuban music will fill the South End in this free outdoor concert.
Admission: Free

Erica Telisnor: "A Música de Influênca" (The Music of Influence)

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
"Just as the African slaves of Brazil found a safe place to create and peacefully live in their quilombos, we too find ourselves safely immersed in the rhythms and lyrics of Brazilian classics and pursue modern interpretations based on their legacy." This concert will feature pianist Erica Telisnor's debut collective, Quilombo, with special guests Groovisity.
Admission: Free

Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors with David Sanchez

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 11:30 a.m.
Newport Jazz Festival
The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, the premier music ensemble of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), will perform at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival, joined by special guest saxophonist David Sanchez. The group's performance will be heard worldwide on NPRmusic.org and on WBGO-FM in New York.
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Jake Sherman

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Jake Sherman began taking piano lessons at age 5 and fell in love with ragtime, learning many Scott Joplin classics and composing rags. At age 12 he started studying jazz piano and was soon playing in ensembles, and at 14 he discovered the Hammond organ.   
Admission: Free

Jennifer Hoyt's Senior Recital

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Vocalist Jennifer Hoyt will present her final recital at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Steph Sloan

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Greenway Boston
Steph Sloan’s captivating stage presence and vibrant music takes the listener on a sonic voyage hrough candid lyrics, colorful harmonies, and catchy melodies.
Admission: Free

Peter Quirsfeld: Jackie Molasses

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Drummer Peter Quirsfeld and his band, Jackie Molasses, present free improvisation and originals.
Admission: Free

Things/Time Public Art Installation

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
Berklee student Chelsea Southard will speak about her public art installation, Things/Time, which features "sonic images" displayed in an eight-foot by 12-foot portable storage unit at 1140 Boylston Street through August 15, 2014.
Admission: Free

Laney Jones

Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Carson Beach
Raised on an exotic animal farm surrounded by an alligator-infested lake, Laney Jones artfully spins tall tales of love and adventure in the swamplands.
Admission: FREE

BIRN Alive! Presents Coaches

Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Tune in to BIRN Alive! this week and catch a special live performance and interview with the Boston-based shoegaze band Coaches.
Admission: FREE

Goli / Rabbit Rabbit / The Wrong Shapes

Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Goli is a duo of misfit classical musicians with an appetite for world music. The husband and wife outfit Rabbit Rabbit will also perform, along with The Wrong Shapes.
Admission: FREE

Felipe Tinoco Quartet

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
The Street
Originally from northeastern Brazil, Felipe Tinoco grew up surrounded by the sounds of traditional samba, bossa nova, and choro from his family of instrumentalists. 
Admission: Free

Oyinda

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.
Grant Park
After unveiling her live persona earlier this year, Oyinda's presence does nothing to detract from her captivating demeanor. From the way she scans the crowd with a seductive stare to her effortless singing, Oyinda translates her studio sound into a gripping live performance. 
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Brian D Plautz

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Brian Plautz has developed a reputation as a dynamic saxophonist, composer, and educator with a modern and accessible sound. He grew up outside of Cleveland, where he developed a rich background in music from gospel to classical to jazz. 
Admission: FREE

Lonely Heartstring Band

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
Longfellow House
The Lonely Heartstring band is a five-peice bluegrass instrumentation band from Boston that plays original acoustic music and traditional bluegrass with mastery.
Admission: Free

Jazz at the Fort with the Jaleel Shaw Quartet

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Highland Park
An annual concert featuring free jazz in Roxbury's Fort Hill neighborhood. This year’s concert features Berklee alumnus Jaleel Shaw. 
Admission: Free

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