The Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice Presents: Grand Gathering
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In celebration of the release of New Standards: 101 Lead Sheets by Women Composers and its accompanying album, the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice will present Grand Gathering, showcasing all eleven of its ensembles, ranging from modern to mainstream and free to electronic jazz, featuring original compositions and music by contemporary composers. Special guests include Tia Fuller and Marquis Hill with Kris Davis, Linda May Han Oh, and Val Jeanty.
The mission of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice is to recruit, teach, mentor, and advocate for musicians seeking to study jazz with gender justice and racial justice as a guiding principle. Founded by Terri Lyne Carrington, who also serves as the artistic director, the institute seeks to engage in the mission of making an important and long-lasting cultural shift in jazz and other music communities.