A recital from the Advanced Latin and Jazz Workshop, directed by faculty member Mili Bermejo. Students present their semester's work, a collection of songs from various Latin American countries. Arranged by the singers and the band with a jazz aesthetic and improvisation.
A live jazz fusion performance with Berklee faculty members, plus a local artist guest, as part of the Latin Music and Culture Celebration. An educational performance geared towards Percussion Department students.
Multi-Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdés brings his quintet to the Berklee Performance Center for an evening of thrilling Cuban jazz. The New York Times calls him "the dean of Latin jazz" and "one of the world's great, virtuosic pianists."
Jaime Rodriguez plays the music of his homeland—Perú—with spirit, joy, and remarkable technical skill.
Rodriguez has 20 years of work under his belt promoting the music from the Altiplano in countries like Germany, Poland, France, Canada, USA, Taiwan, and part of South America. He has been researching the old music of the South American region of Collasuyu. Through this research, he learned to play different wind instruments, which made him more curious about the music of his ancesters. He continues his research and to apply new styles and techniques to Andean instruments in an effort to find the real sound of the music of the Altiplano.