|July 2005 News@Berklee.edu
|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.