This annual event features the Berklee Percussion Ensemble, directed by Dean Anderson, and the Beginning Percussion Ensemble, directed by Richard Flanagan. Today's leading, contemporary percussion composer's works will be featured, including Steve Reich, Terry Riley, DavidGillingham, Joseph McIntyre, Yo Goto, Julie Spencer, and Mike Mainer. A premiere performance of Berklee Composition faculty member Yakov Gubanov's "Fugue for Percussion" will be featured.
A Percussion Days lunchtime concert of original music from faculty member Rich Greenblatt's new album Hat Trick. With Rick DiMuzio (saxophones), Fernando Huergo (electric bass), Steve Langone (drums), and Gilson Schachnik (piano).
Jazz philosophy, the Brooklyn avante-garde, and the South Jersey breakdown put together with a strong focus on the power of composition and arrangement. Fine players from the post-music scene and beyond performing the product of a drummer at the keyboard. A senior recital from drummer Daniel Romans.