| July 2005

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July 2005

Terri Lyne Carrington
Photo by Marcel Meler  

The outdoor concert season has arrived, and Berklee musicians will be filling the air with joyful noise in places from Italy to right here in our backyard. Read on for a list of events and other Berklee news:

Macworld-Berklee Music Festival, July 6, 11-13

Macintosh users are in Boston for their annual event, and conferees and everyone else are invited to shows ranging from reggae to punk, featuring Birdsongs of the Mesozoic and others. Read more...

Swingin' in Mothers Rest, July 13, 20, 27

Two minutes' walk from Berklee's 1140 building is the site of one of the city's best free outdoor music series. Three Berklee jazz groups will perform, including one directed by alumna drummer Terri Lyne Carrington. Read more...

Tito Puente Latin Music Series, July 10, 21

Boston's O'Day Park provides some of the summer's hottest music, featuring alumnus percussionist Bobby Sanabria and faculty member Eguie Castrillo. Read more...

Berklee at Umbria Jazz, July 9-17

Students and faculty perform for music lovers at one of Europe's biggest jazz festivals, in the heart of Italy. Pianists McCoy Tyner and Hank Jones will receive honorary doctorate of music degrees in a college ceremony there. Read more...

All of the above concerts are free and open to the public.

Vineyard Vibes, August 4-7

Concerts by alumna rocker Juliana Hatfield and Berklee's top gospel, Latin, and jazz groups aren't until next month, but you'll need to move fast to buy seats and grab reservations on Martha's Vineyard. Read more...

Learn more on the Events section of our web site.

From the Top

Not about the Notes

Bela Fleck bassist Victor Wooten visits Berklee to talk about communicating through music. Read more...

Taking Action

A community forum cosponsored by Berklee inspires an audience to help spread awareness about crisis-torn Darfur. Read more...

Solos on Six Strings

Berklee Press's newest book, Jazz Improvisation for Guitar: A Melodic Approach, by faculty guitarist Garrison Fewell, is a must for any player looking to take it up a notch. Read more...

Berkleemusic's Inside Track

Check out our online school's new guitar courses, Internet radio station, and other news. Read more...

For all the latest news, go to the Berklee News home.

Rickie Lee Hits the BPC

Pop bard Rickie Lee Jones returns to the Berklee Performance Center on the heels of her new box set, Duchess of Coolville, on July 27, 2005, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. And don't miss the Gospel Glory concert, on July 30, a public show that provides one of the highlights to our first-ever Gospel Workshop.

The box office hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, at 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston.

For a full schedule of events and information on how to buy tickets, go to the Berklee Performance Center web site.


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