| August 2006

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August 2006

  Tickets for Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks go on sale August 5.

Now's the time for action if you want to pick up a good seat for what promises to be one of the best concerts of the fall: Susan Tedeschi Band and the Derek Trucks Band (October 26). It'll be a homecoming for Tedeschi, who grew up south of Boston and graduated from Berklee in 1991 before beginning a career as a Grammy-nominated vocalist and guitarist. The band led by Trucks, who is married to Tedeschi, will open the show, the second in the 2006–07 Berklee Concert Series. Tickets go on sale August 5. Read more...

Jazz at the Fort, August 6

A free concert in one of Boston's most historic outdoor settings will feature faculty vocalist Armsted Christian and Peaceful Flight and the jazz-world-gospel music of the Tuffus Zimbabwe Group. Read more...

City Music Blowout, August 8

Escape the hot weather with a rousing summer-ending student concert, on August 8. The Boston area's best urban high school musicians perform, with ten talented students receiving full scholarships to Berklee. Read more...

Kendall Square Concert Series, Thursday Afternoons

Bring your lunch to the other side of the river, for an eclectic series of student shows, from noon to 2:00 p.m. Read more...

Beantown Jazz Festival, September 29–October 1

McCoy Tyner Septet: The Story of Impulse! Records highlights this weekend of great music, also featuring Carmen Lundy, Christian McBride, Lionel Loueke, Omar Sosa, and others. Tickets are moving fast. Read more...

Learn more on the Events section of our web site.

Top News

Armsted Christian performs in Jazz at the Fort on August 6.

Back from Russia

A student group returns from a performance in St. Petersburg, and the drummer on the trip, Ayeisha Mathis, is profiled in the Boston Globe. Read more...

In the Palm of His Hand

Student Pablo Reynoso—a music technology innovator—likens Berklee to a monastery as he prepares for an August show. Read more...

Industry Vet Joins Music Business/Management

Berklee's new assistant chair of music business/management, John P. Kellogg, is a lawyer and author who represented the O'Jays for nearly 25 years. Read more...

New Trustee Is Champion for Artist Rights

Teddy Bautista, chair of one of the most progressive artist rights and royalty organizations in the world, joins Berklee's board of trustees. Read more...

New Online Course for Guitar Players

Berkleemusic offers rhythm guitarists a chance to master more chords and grooves. Read more...

Berklee Electrifies Martha's Vineyard with Three Shows

The college's annual Vineyard Vibes series last weekend earned rave reviews from the Vineyard Gazette, which reviewed the Motown Singers Showcase concert, featuring Jennifer Holliday. Read more...

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

Live at the BPC

There's several excellent college shows coming up at the Berklee Performance Center in early August, but if you're looking for something later in the month, don't miss the Original Superstars of Jazz Fusion (August 19), featuring Roy Ayers, Ronnie Laws, Lonnie Liston-Smith, and others.

On Sale

Mark your calendars to buy tickets early for this show:

  • Madeleine Peyroux — Tickets go on sale August 5 for a November 1 show.

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


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