Events

E.g., 2014-08-02
E.g., 2014-08-02

Break of Reality

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
The cello rock band Break of Reality will perform. 
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Sarah McKenzie Quintet

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 9:30 p.m.
Monterey Jazz Festival
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer "already in full possession of an individualistic voice," according to DownBeat magazine. 
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Dejehan Hamilton

Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Legacy Place
Dejehan “Luckystickz” Hamilton is an accomplished entertainer, drummer, and one of the premier steelpan-ists in Canada. Luckystickz is of Jamaican and Trinidadian decent, born in Hamilton, Ontario. He has had the opportunity to perform internationally with music legends such as Harry Belafonte, and travel in Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados, Puerto Rico, Singapore, the United States, and different parts of Canada.
Admission: Free

Sarah McKenzie Quintet

Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Monterey Jazz Festival
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer "already in full possession of an individualistic voice," according to DownBeat magazine. 
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24-Hour Musical Theater Festival

Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A celebration of all facets of musical theater at Berklee, the 24-Hour Musical Theater Festival will generate up to six brand new 10-15-minute musicals that will be written, rehearsed, and performed within 24 hours.
Admission: Free

Gino Vannelli

Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Since the 1973 release of his debut album, Crazy Life, Gino Vannelli has remained one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary music.
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Michael Wooten

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music. 
Admission: Free

Sofia Ahnborg Recital

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Vocalist Sofia Ahnborg presents a recital of piano-based Scandinavian indie-pop music with a melancholic core.
Admission: Free

By Chewing: Electronic Music and Jazz

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Australian electronic/jazz band By Chewing, led by guitarist Zach Sengstock, gives a performance of original material accompanied by on-screen visuals.
Admission: Free

Composition Department Faculty Concert

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The composition faculty at Berklee will perform original work.
Admission: Free

Michael Wooten

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music. 
Admission: Free

Master Class/Clinic with Pandit Birju Maharaj

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A master class/clinic with the great maestro Padma Vibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj, who will perform and give a lecture/demonstration on kathak, the North Indian classical style of dance.
Admission: Free

Home Away From Home: The Music of Ayn Inserto and Jeff Claassen

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Ayn Inserto Jazz orchestra will return to Berklee to perform music from Inserto's latest CD, Home Away from Home, recorded by the Italian group the Colours Jazz Orchestra. The music encompassess a realm of arrangements and original compositions with some Italian influences, different orchestration, and settings that were tailored specifically for the Colours Jazz Orchestra. New music by Inserto and Jeff Claassen will be performed, showcasing their new explorations of different timbres and genres. The instrumentation is a traditional jazz big band (the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra) with some modern sounds. The ensemble will include faculty members Allan Chase, Jeff Claassen, Mark Zaleski, and staff member Randy Pingrey.
Admission: Free

Grey Season

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Arsenal Center for the Arts
Grey Season is a band that calls upon a collective musical memory while pushing forward with the power of song and the hearts of a growing audience.
Admission: Free

Michael Wooten

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music. 
Admission: Free

Bill Pierce: How to Improvise in Latin Jazz

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
In this clinic with Bill Pierce, chair of Berklee’s Woodwinds Department, students will be introduced to the world of one of the most influential styles in music today.
Admission: Free

Rogerio Boccato, After Bossa Nova Project

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Rogerio Boccato brings his Ritmica clinic back to Berklee, followed by a performance of the After Bossa Nova Project, "re-composing" some of the best music written by the After Bossa Nova generation.
Admission: Free

Solo/Duo Guitar Faculty Night

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This concert features Guitar Department faculty in solo and duo contexts. Department chair Larry Baione and assistant chair Kim Perlak will share the stage with colleagues who perform in blues, rock, funk, jazz, and acoustic styles.
Admission: Free

Michael Wooten

Thursday / September 25, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music. 
Admission: Free

Michael Wooten Trio

Thursday / September 25, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music.   
Admission: Free

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