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October 4, 2010

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October 4

KidsJam: Songs of Fall and the Harvest

Cafe 939

Business of Hip-Hop Symposium

BPC

October 5

Bryan Ouellette

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Bhrigu Sahni / Silvina Moreno

BPC

October 6

Open Mic Night

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Shin Iikura

BPC

October 7

The SongCircle

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Sang Hyun Park / Alan Benzie Trio

BPC

October 8


Pitch Slapped / Rhiannon


BPC

Julian Velard / Mikey Wax / Jeff LeBlanc

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October 12

Metal Guitar Night

BPC

October 13

Tyrone Wells / Andrew Belle

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October 14

Poetry Slam

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Ron Carter with the Berklee World Strings

BPC

October 15

Hugh Masekela

BPC

The Chapin Sisters / Liz Longley / NEeMA

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October 16

Boston Book Festival

Copley Square

Blood, Sweat & Tears

BPC

Daniel Levitin '80: Music and the Brain

You know when you get a song in your head and you can't get it out, humming it all day long? You might not know why but Daniel Levitin '80 does. The interrelationship between music and the brain is what drives Levitin's research. From This Is Your Brain on Music to The World in Six Songs, he's boiled down his scientific findings into digestible prose, whetting the appetite of anyone who's ever tapped a foot to a tune.

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The Berklee World Strings is a chamber-sized string orchestra emphasizing improvisation and the rhythmic capabilities of string instruments. On October 14, they present a concert with bassist Ron Carter in tribute to pioneering bebopper Oscar Pettiford. Listen to their arrangement of Eddie Sauter's "Night Rider."

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CMJ Music Marathon Showcase, October 22

Berklee hosts its fourth annual showcase featuring students and alumni at New York's largest music industry event.

Blood, Sweat & Tears at the BPC, October 16

All ticket sales for the concert will fund the Elsie Monica Colomby Scholarship at Berklee.

Charles Turner Quartet to Play Nancy Jazz Festival, October 11–15

As part of its involvement with the festival, the quartet will perform for inmates at a local prison.

Vadim Neselovskyi: Happy to Be Sad

Putting emotion into his music helped alumnus Vadim Neselovskyi win a prestigious jazz composition competition.

Tuffus Zimbabwe '05 Joins Saturday Night LIve

A Berklee City Music alumnus steps into a long-running ensemble. Also covered in the Boston Globe.

Berklee Riffs: Artistry, Creativity, and Inquiry Seminar

Berklee's first-semester students embrace their present and future in a new seminar that helps them navigate Berklee and build lives as artists.

Berklee Press Publishes Jazz Improvisation for Guitar

Guitar Department professor Garrison Fewell teaches readers how to use jazz harmony to play more intelligent, imaginative, and creative solos.

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Tickets are on sale at the BPC box office and through Ticketmaster.

Chucho Valdes, BPC, October 28

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Win Tickets to Ron Carter with the Berklee World Strings

On October 14, Ron Carter and the Berklee World Strings will pay tribute to pioneering bebopper Oscar Pettiford, who, like Carter, is one of the most-recorded bass-playing bandleader/ composers in jazz. To enter to win a pair of tickets, email promotions@berklee.edu by October 7 with the subject line "Ron Carter."


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