Clinics and Master Classes

Patrick Doyle Film Scoring Keynote

Friday / April 1, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
31 Hemenway St., Studio T401
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Patrick Doyle

Oscar-nominated film composer Patrick Doyle, composer of such films as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Brave, Sense & Sensibility, Thor, and Rise of the Planet of the Apes, among more than 50 others, will present examples of his work and explain his scoring process. Beginning from theme and score sketch, through mockup, to final score with full instrumentation, he will use examples from one of his most recent films, Walt Disney’s live action version of Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh and released worldwide in spring 2015. 

Patrick has received two Oscar, two Golden Globe, one BAFTA, and two Cesar nominations, as well as winning the 1989 Ivor Novello Award for Best Film Theme for Henry V. He has also been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Scottish BAFTA, with the Henry Mancini Award from ASCAP, and with the PRS Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Music.

 

Intercultural Dialogue: Exploring Connections between Jazz and Classical Music

Friday / April 1, 2016 / 10:00 a.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

As part of its seventh annual Global Jazz Summit, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute welcomes bassist and composer Riccardo Del Fra. He is the director of jazz studies at the Conservatory of Paris and has composed music for cinema and television. Del Fra was appointed Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2003 and promoted to rank of the Order of Arts and Letters Officer in 2014. He will discuss the connection between jazz and classical music.

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Free

Intercultural Dialogue: Jazz from the Shamrock Stone

Thursday / March 31, 2016 / 10:00 a.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

As part of its seventh annual Global Jazz Summit, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute welcomes special guest Chris Collins. Collins is the director of jazz studies at Wayne State University, has toured internationally as a band leader, and is best known as a contemporary mainstream saxophonist. This clinic and performance will explore the repertoire, improvisation, and cultural significance of traditional Irish music and its connections to American jazz.

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Free

Intercultural Dialogue: Panamanians in Jazz

Wednesday / March 30, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

As part of its seventh annual Global Jazz Summit, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) welcomes special guest Patricia Zarate for a discussion on intercultural dialogue. Zarate is the executive director for the Panama Jazz Festival. She has performed as a professional saxophonist with a variety of bands in the United States and Latin America, and has presented her research project, Music as a Tool for Social Change, throughout New England, at the Conservatory of Paris, and in many other venues. She holds a bachelor's degree in music therapy from Berklee College of Music and a master's degree in jazz studies from New York University. Zarate currently works as outreach coordinator for the BGJI.

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Free

Improvising Species

Tuesday / March 29, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

As part of its seventh annual Global Jazz Summit, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute welcomes Brian D. Farrell. Farrell is the director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and a professor of biology in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. He will conduct this clinic with a discussion on improvisation in relation to species.  

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Improvisation in the Context of Orchestral Works

Tuesday / March 29, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

As part of its seventh annual Global Jazz Summit, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute welcomes special artists Joe Lovano, John Patitucci, and Danilo Pérez. Grammy Award winner Joe Lovano studied under Herb Pomeroy and Gary Burton, and is recognized as one of the world's premiere tenor saxophone players. John Patitucci is active in Wayne Shorter's quartet, which won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Album. In addition, Patitucci has performed on his own and with artists such as B. B. King, Chick Corea, and Herbie Hancock, to name only a few. He currently teaches at Berklee College of Music as an artist in residence. Danilo Pérez, also a Grammy Award winner, is among the most influential and dynamic musicians of our time. He is the artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute. Join them for their thoughts on improvisation in the context of orchestral works.

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Free

Solid State Logic Sound Vision Event

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Shames Family Scoring Stage
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Room A144
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Improvisation from the Womb to Cultural Identity

Wednesday / March 30, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02215

As part of its seventh annual Global Jazz Summit, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute welcomes special guest, Danny Rivera, the "national voice of Puerto Rico" with a career spanning more than 50 years. Rivera shares his thoughts on improvisation as a lifelong tool. 

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Open Rehearsal featuring John Clayton w/ Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra

Tuesday / April 19, 2016 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Internationally renowned bassist, composer, and recording artist John Clayton will lead a concert of his music with the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Greg Hopkins on Thursday, April 21st.  Come see how this long-time co-leader of the Clayton/Hamilton Big Band prepares his ensemble.

The multiple roles in which he excels -- composer, arranger, conductor, producer, educator, and yes, extraordinary bassist -- garner him a number of challenging assignments and commissions. With a Grammy on his shelf and eight additional nominations, artists such as Diana Krall, Paul McCartney, Regina Carter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Gladys Knight, Queen Latifah, and Charles Aznavour vie for a spot on his crowded calendar.

Career highlights include arranging the 'Star Spangled Banner" for Whitney Houston's performance at Super Bowl 1990 (the recording went platinum), playing bass on Paul McCartney's CD “Kisses On The Bottom,” arranging and playing bass with Yo-Yo Ma and Friends on "Songs of Joy and Peace," and arranging playing and conducting the 2009 CD "Charles Aznavour With the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra," and numerous recordings with Diana Krall, the Clayton Brothers, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz, Orchestra, Milt Jackson, Monty Alexander and many others.http://www.johnclaytonjazz.com/
 

Admission: 
Free

Creative Sampling with iZotope Iris

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Creative Sampling with iZotope Iris

Iris 2 is a next-level sampler. Imagine all the sound possibilities of a powerful sampler combined with the controls of a virtual synthesizer, all while having the sound design potential of spectral filtering. That is what this amazing virtual instrument is all about. In this workshop, we will cover how Iris works and how to navigate its unique interface in addition to exploring the deep sample library and how you can bring in your own unique samples to create one-of-a-kind sounds. 

Admission: 
Free

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