An advanced guitar ensemble with rhythm section, featuring some of the highest-rated student performers at the college. Contemporary jazz/Latin compositions and arrangements of professor Bret Willmott and performing students.
Guitarist Christian Hernandez performs his two-part senior recital. The first half will trace his evolution as a jazz musician through his original compositions and arrangements. The second half will showcase his new-found love of funk, and will feature originals and tributes to the funk masters. Both of his groups will feature top players from the Berklee community.
A mix of many guitar influences including modern rock, jazz, and progressive styles, guitarist Lee Moretti and her band deliver a complex palimpsest of colorful sounds. Seeking to truly move the listener beyond the boundaries of instrumental music and pop songwriting, they will be performing works by Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Joe Satriani, and more. Do not miss this truly rockin' recital!