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June 29, 2009

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July 2

Gentleman Hall

Kendall Square

July 8

Esperanto

Sherborn Library

July 8

Ryan Cabrera

Cafe 939

July 9

Neara Russell
Kendall Square & ICA

July 9

Orquesta Bacharengue

Mozart Park

July 10

Paul Potts

Berklee Performance Center

July 11

Roy Guzman

Derby Square, Salem

July 12

Berklee Tower of Power Ensemble

Berklee Performance Center

Student Profile: Arooj Aftab

Orquestra Bacarengu

Born and raised in Pakistan, Arooj Aftab was an entirely self-taught guitarist in a culture where opportunities for music study—especially for women—are severely limited. When she applied for and was awarded a scholarship from Berkleemusic.com, she had no idea how many doors it would open.

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Faculty and Staff Blog from New Orleans

Read updates from the Berklee faculty and staff helping to build homes in Habitat for Humanity's Musicians' Village.

VIDEO: Fly Takes Off
At this innovative performance-slash-jam session, students got to play music with a great jazz trio, as part of the Marsalis Berklee Jams series.

Charlie Mariano '51 Passes from the Scene

Multi-woodwind instrument player Charlie Mariano '51 of Cologne, Germany, passed away on June 16 after a long battle with cancer. Kenton, India, ECM—Mariano did it all.

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Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Ensemble

Missed the Thelonious Monk Institute Sextet's performance at Cafe 939 last month? Listen to it right here, along with a bonus interview with band members recorded in the BIRN studios.


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