Clinics and Master Classes

Forum Featuring Adam Cruz and Alan Pasqua

Wednesday / October 28, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Adam Cruz and Alan Pasqua.

The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its artistic director. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment.

Admission: 
Free

Forum Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington and Joe Lovano

Wednesday / October 21, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Terri Lyne Carrington and Joe Lovano.
 
The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its artistic director. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment.
Admission: 
Free

Forum Featuring Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci

Wednesday / October 7, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci.
 
The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its artistic director. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment.
Admission: 
Free

Forum Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington and Joe Lovano

Wednesday / September 30, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Terri Lyne Carrington and Joe Lovano.
 
The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its artistic director. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment.
Admission: 
Free

Master Class with Sean Jones and Terence Blanchard

Thursday / September 24, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Two stellar trumpeters will convene for a workshop exploring the connections between composition and performance as related to one of the native instruments of jazz, the noble trumpet. Connecting with the tradition that arose in their native city of New Orleans, Terence Blanchard, a visiting scholar in jazz composition, will team up with recording artist Sean Jones, the chair of the Brass Department, to present this workshop and master class.

Admission: 
Free

Creative Strings Workshop with Christian Howes

Friday / November 6, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Join Yamaha artist and jazz violin sensation Christian Howes for an afternoon of creative exploration, practice tips, improvisation secrets, and hot performances by Berklee string students.

Admission: 
Free

Master Class with Kevin Mahogany

Thursday / October 1, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Kevin Mahogany

With over 10 recordings as a leader, the vocalist, businessman, and educator Kevin Mahogany has been setting the standard for jazz vocalists for three decades. His broad baritone was forged in his hometown, the legendary jazz metropolis known as Kansas City, Missouri. That's where he learned to swing like Charlie Parker, shout the blues like Big Joe Turner, and cry a ballad like Lester Young while extending, elaborating, and refining the jazz vocal legacies of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, Eddie Jefferson, and Al Jarreau into myriad, interwoven dimensions of music. Don't miss this master class and Q&A with the man Newsweek called "the standout jazz vocalist of his generation."

Admission: 
Free

Henrique De Almeida and Jerry Leake: Polyrhythmic Possibilities

Wednesday / October 21, 2015 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Using compositions for the drum set, drum set artist Henrique De Almeida, an associate professor in the Percussion Department, joins forces with percussionist Jerry Leake, also an associate professor in the Percussion Department, for this master class. They will take students on a musical journey that goes through areas such as polyrhythms, coordination, singing, and much more. The presentation will focus on multitasking in practicing and will incorporate reading, musical form, tempo, time, and improvisation, among many other musical aspects that will be discussed and that directly relate to live and studio performance. Don't miss this fun presentation with a great mix of instruction and performance.

Admission: 
Free

Unmasterclass: Boston

Monday / September 28, 2015 / 11:30 a.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Young Guru

Unmasterclass is a workshop presented by the legendary audio engineer Young Guru, inspired by the contemporary do-it-yourself aspect of recording music. This two-hour, interactive session will help students understand the logistics around maximizing the sound quality of their home studios. It will also provide students who do not have studios of their own with the information needed to build their own studios and invest in themselves. 

Please arrive by 11:15 a.m. because this event will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m. The use of the following hashtags is encouraged when discussing Unmasterclass on social media: #eraoftheengineer and #classinsession. 

Admission: 
$25

Forum Featuring Joe Lovano and George Garzone

Monday / September 21, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Joe Lovano and George Garzone.

The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its artistic director. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment.

Admission: 
Free

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