In his second recital at Berklee, singer-songwriter, French horn player, and pianist Shachar Ziv will explore his musical roots with friends from around the world. The performance will include a traditional Israeli tune by David Zehavi with new lyrics in Spanish, new arrangements for music by Avishai Cohen and Alon Yavnai, and original songs in Hebrew and English.
Howard Levy, a leading innovator on harmonica and a concert jazz pianist, will deliver a virtuoso performance—on both instruments at the same time. This master musician and multiple Grammy Award-winner is well known for his work with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. In this performance, he will be accompanied by Steve Bailey, chair of the Bass Department at Berklee, and other friends.
Pianist and composer Aliya Cycon will perform original compositions and arrangements along with six musicians from around the world. Together, they willexplore music that expresses both concern and reverence for our ever-changingworld through the perspectives of jazz, Afro-pop, and Arabic music.