Celebrating Blakey: The Messenger Legacy

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.


Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue

Boston, MA  02115


The Messenger Legacy is an elite lineup of former members of one of jazz’s most influential bands, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. This configuration features bassist Reggie Workman, alto saxophonist Donald Harrison, trumpeter Brian Lynch, tenor saxophonist Billy Pierce, pianist Donald Brown, and drummer Ralph Peterson.

Message from the Provost: National Labor Relations Board Update


Dear Members of the Berklee Community:

On Tuesday, the online edition of the Chronicle for Higher Education published an article about the dispute between the college and the faculty union regarding our policy on class cancellations. The article is attached. I am writing you to provide a clear picture of the facts concerning the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) case that the faculty union filed with the NLRB.

$5 Discount to Melissa Aldana at Cafe 939

Berklee students receive a $5 discount to hear Melissa Aldana, a 2009 Berklee graduate, perform at Cafe 939 on October 9.

Stay Interview Initiative

Human Resources and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion are collaborating to conduct “Stay Interviews,” a focused approach to gather direct feedback from faculty and staff as we strive to create an ideal work environment for all.

Student Discount to Janusz Prusinkowski Trio on October 2

The Janusz Prusinowski Trio is a group of musicians who follow in the tradition of village masters they have learned from, but they are also an avant-garde band with their own characteristic sound and language of improvisation.

Berklee Senior Class Video 2014: Get Involved

Attention Berklee Senior Class of 2014:

Let's start working on the 2014 Senior Video. Visit the official Facebook page to like it, share it, and get involved!

This is YOUR video, so let's make it great.

The TR Service Catalog

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Submit Your Best Song to The Berklee Groove's Songwriting Competition by October 4

Submit your best original song to The Berklee Groove's "In the Groove" Songwriting Competition by Friday, October 4, 2013 for a chance to win 10 hours of free studio time at The Record Company, mass exposure, and more. The top three finalists will battle it out live for the audience's vote at The Red Room on November 7, 2013.

Free Tickets to Angel Olsen at the MFA

Tickets are available to see Angel Olsen at the MFA on Friday, October 4. A frequent collaborator with Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Angel Olsen visits the MFA for an evening with her unforgettable voice.

"Her palette is a mixture of the great, lost singer Connie Converse....Bill Callahan's terrific and unsettling ability to shift between dourness and comfort, and Nina Nastasia's graceful lope." –Pitchfork
Special opening for the evening: Pillars and Tongues

Friday, October 4, 2013
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Remis Auditorium, 161