Events

E.g., 2014-08-30
E.g., 2014-08-30

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

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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Norm Zocher's Electric Strings Quartet

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 11:30 a.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

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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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

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

Joe Musella: Steely Dan Tribute

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Faculty Guitarist Joe Musella and his band play Steely Dan's classic Aja album.
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BGJI Masters Speak Series Featuring Fred Taylor

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
The Berklee Global Jazz Institute proudly presents the Masters Speak Series featuring Fred Taylor. Born and raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Taylor’s illustrious career as one of Boston’s premier jazz promoters dates back to 1963. Today he is the entertainment director of Scullers Jazz Club, and a board member of JazzBoston. 
Admission: Free

Flamenco Influences

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
After a yearlong study of different flamenco styles, pianist and Berklee faculty member Nando Michelin will share the influences that he has found as a result.
Admission: Free

Penelope Santana Group

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Dominican jazz guitarist Penelope Santana will present an evening of original compositions and standards with her band.
Admission: Free

Video Game Orchestra: Live in Boston 2014

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Video Game Orchestra invites you to rock out to video game music in the group's signature "rockestral" style, which features a rock band, orchestra, and choir.
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Christian Conti Collective

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
The Christian Conti Collective features original eclectic music by trumpeter Christian Conti.
Admission: Free

Funny Girl

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
An afternoon at the theater with numbers from musicals that are all about comedy! Hosted by two improv emcees, this hour of hilarious will feature many wonderful singers, musicians, and a variety of tunes.
Admission: Free

Max Harvey

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Singer-songwriter Max Harvey performs original pop music.
Admission: Free

An Evening With Esperanza Spalding: Thank You October

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Esperanza Spalding returns to Berklee as part of a special two-week tour, Thank You October, with longtime collaborators Leo Genovese and Lyndon Rochelle. This intimate trio performance will feature selections from Esperanza's critically-acclaimed releases: Junjo, Esperanza, Chamber Music Society, and Radio Music Society.    
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