Performance

Gerson Eguiguren

Thursday / August 10, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
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Wakefield Library
345 Main Street
Wakefield
MA
United States
01880
Gerson Eguiguren
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Hailing from Ecuador, singer Gerson Eguiguren is also a violinist, violist, and pianist who has performed alongside recognized figures around the globe. He began his musical studies at the National Conservatory of Music in Ecuador at the age of six. He received his collegiate education at the University of the Hemispheres in Quito, Ecuador, and at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito where he earned a degree in contemporary music with a focus in jazz, Brazilian music, and vocal improv.
 
Eguiguren has performed in several concerts with world-class personalities such as Susana Baca, Bill Whelan, Rahman, and Joyce Moreno. He has made appearances at Boston Symphony Hall, the Berklee Performance Center, and Kresge Auditorium. As an active recording artist, he frequently records as a singer and violist for students at Berklee and records Berklee videos. Eguiguren is a member of several vocal groups and ensembles such as Berklee World Strings, Berklee Symphony Orchestra, and Larry Watson’s Band. He currently makes Boston his home.
 
Watch Gerson Eguiguren perform "A rota do individuo - Djavan": 
 
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Free

Gerson Eguiguren

Thursday / August 3, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
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Summer Street
100 Summer Street
Boston
MA
United States
02110
Gerson Eguiguren
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Hailing from Ecuador, singer Gerson Eguiguren is also a violinist, violist, and pianist who has performed alongside recognized figures around the globe. He began his musical studies at the National Conservatory of Music in Ecuador at the age of six. He received his collegiate education at the University of the Hemispheres in Quito, Ecuador, and at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito where he earned a degree in contemporary music with a focus in jazz, Brazilian music, and vocal improv.
 
Eguiguren has performed in several concerts with world-class personalities such as Susana Baca, Bill Whelan, Rahman, and Joyce Moreno. He has made appearances at Boston Symphony Hall, the Berklee Performance Center, and Kresge Auditorium. As an active recording artist, he frequently records as a singer and violist for students at Berklee and records Berklee videos. Eguiguren is a member of several vocal groups and ensembles such as Berklee World Strings, Berklee Symphony Orchestra, and Larry Watson’s Band. He currently makes Boston his home.
 
Watch Gerson Eguiguren perform "A rota do individuo - Djavan": 
 
Admission: 
Free

SHAH

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
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Wakefield Library
345 Main Street
Wakefield
MA
United States
01880
SHAH
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SHAH's music is an undiscovered eclectic collection of soul, folk, disco, R&B, and cinematic orchestral style combined with raw, unadulterated emotion, with a hint of happy-go-lucky vibes.  

"Tropical Breeze" is the first original SHAH ever arranged. The song is a synthesis of an infectious funky chorus, a broken-down, cello-led bridge, and lyrical ideas that vary from the pressures and ambitions of the individual within society and escapism (a theme that reoccurs in SHAH’s music) to a place with a tropical breeze. The funk of the song could not be contrasted better than by the whimsical spirit of "Bear Cub," a fingerpicking guitar ditty that follows the story of a small bear who steals strawberries from a human’s picnic basket. The song ends in a mellifluous bombardment of strings and full band. "Honey Buns" is the most recent composition by SHAH. With the exception of a reference to Princess Leah, the song centers around the pastry's ingredients, cooking instructions, tastes, and smells. Attendees of SHAH’s shows can attest that his setlist is a rollercoaster, taking audiences from deep emotional tenderness to irresistible, feel-good dancing. Everyone present is part of the music, whether they’re invited to sing, sit, dance, or even play an instrument. Listen to SHAH play "Work of Art."

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Free

Danae Greenfield

Thursday / August 24, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Danae Greenfield
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From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. At the age of six, she began taking classical piano lessons. While she enjoyed learning pieces by Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart, it was the occasional jazz tune, sprinkled into her usual repertoire, that set her heart racing and feet tapping. At age 12, Greenfield decided to switch from classical to jazz piano lessons, and has been pursuing that style ever since.
 
In 2013, Greenfield entered Berklee College of Music on a full-tuition scholarship. She has studied with Lin Biviano, Alain Mallet, Joanne Brackeen, Tia Fuller, and Dave Santoro, among others. She has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Chick Corea, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tia Fuller, and Jason Palmer. Though primarily a jazz pianist, Greenfield actively performs in the styles of funk, hip-hop, reggae, and R&B, among others. Greenfield recently graduated with a Bachelor of Music Degree in both Performance and Professional Music, with the goal of continuing her development as a pianist and performer of creative music.
 
Watch Danae Greenfield perform "Willow Tree":
 
Admission: 
Free

Danae Greenfield

Friday / July 14, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Danae Greenfield
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From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. At the age of six, she began taking classical piano lessons. While she enjoyed learning pieces by Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart, it was the occasional jazz tune, sprinkled into her usual repertoire, that set her heart racing and feet tapping. At age 12, Greenfield decided to switch from classical to jazz piano lessons, and has been pursuing that style ever since.
 
In 2013, Greenfield entered Berklee College of Music on a full-tuition scholarship. She has studied with Lin Biviano, Alain Mallet, Joanne Brackeen, Tia Fuller, and Dave Santoro, among others. She has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Chick Corea, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tia Fuller, and Jason Palmer. Though primarily a jazz pianist, Greenfield actively performs in the styles of funk, hip-hop, reggae, and R&B, among others. Greenfield recently graduated with a Bachelor of Music Degree in both Performance and Professional Music, with the goal of continuing her development as a pianist and performer of creative music.
 
Watch Danae Greenfield perform "Willow Tree":
 
Admission: 
Free

Danae Greenfield

Tuesday / July 11, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Danae Greenfield
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From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. At the age of six, she began taking classical piano lessons. While she enjoyed learning pieces by Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart, it was the occasional jazz tune, sprinkled into her usual repertoire, that set her heart racing and feet tapping. At age 12, Greenfield decided to switch from classical to jazz piano lessons, and has been pursuing that style ever since.
 
In 2013, Greenfield entered Berklee College of Music on a full-tuition scholarship. She has studied with Lin Biviano, Alain Mallet, Joanne Brackeen, Tia Fuller, and Dave Santoro, among others. She has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Chick Corea, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tia Fuller, and Jason Palmer. Though primarily a jazz pianist, Greenfield actively performs in the styles of funk, hip-hop, reggae, and R&B, among others. Greenfield recently graduated with a Bachelor of Music Degree in both Performance and Professional Music, with the goal of continuing her development as a pianist and performer of creative music.
 
Watch Danae Greenfield perform "Willow Tree":
 
Admission: 
Free

Danae Greenfield

Monday / July 10, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Danae Greenfield
Image courtesy of the artist
From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. At the age of six, she began taking classical piano lessons. While she enjoyed learning pieces by Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart, it was the occasional jazz tune, sprinkled into her usual repertoire, that set her heart racing and feet tapping. At age 12, Greenfield decided to switch from classical to jazz piano lessons, and has been pursuing that style ever since.
 
In 2013, Greenfield entered Berklee College of Music on a full-tuition scholarship. She has studied with Lin Biviano, Alain Mallet, Joanne Brackeen, Tia Fuller, and Dave Santoro, among others. She has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Chick Corea, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tia Fuller, and Jason Palmer. Though primarily a jazz pianist, Greenfield actively performs in the styles of funk, hip-hop, reggae, and R&B, among others. Greenfield recently graduated with a Bachelor of Music Degree in both Performance and Professional Music, with the goal of continuing her development as a pianist and performer of creative music.
 
Watch Danae Greenfield perform "Willow Tree":
 
Admission: 
Free

Danae Greenfield

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Danae Greenfield
Image courtesy of the artist
From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. At the age of six, she began taking classical piano lessons. While she enjoyed learning pieces by Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart, it was the occasional jazz tune, sprinkled into her usual repertoire, that set her heart racing and feet tapping. At age 12, Greenfield decided to switch from classical to jazz piano lessons, and has been pursuing that style ever since.
 
In 2013, Greenfield entered Berklee College of Music on a full-tuition scholarship. She has studied with Lin Biviano, Alain Mallet, Joanne Brackeen, Tia Fuller, and Dave Santoro, among others. She has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Chick Corea, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tia Fuller, and Jason Palmer. Though primarily a jazz pianist, Greenfield actively performs in the styles of funk, hip-hop, reggae, and R&B, among others. Greenfield recently graduated with a Bachelor of Music Degree in both Performance and Professional Music, with the goal of continuing her development as a pianist and performer of creative music.
 
Watch Danae Greenfield perform "Willow Tree":
 
Admission: 
Free

Danae Greenfield

Wednesday / July 5, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Danae Greenfield
Image courtesy of the artist
From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. At the age of six, she began taking classical piano lessons. While she enjoyed learning pieces by Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart, it was the occasional jazz tune, sprinkled into her usual repertoire, that set her heart racing and feet tapping. At age 12, Greenfield decided to switch from classical to jazz piano lessons, and has been pursuing that style ever since.
 
In 2013, Greenfield entered Berklee College of Music on a full-tuition scholarship. She has studied with Lin Biviano, Alain Mallet, Joanne Brackeen, Tia Fuller, and Dave Santoro, among others. She has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Chick Corea, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tia Fuller, and Jason Palmer. Though primarily a jazz pianist, Greenfield actively performs in the styles of funk, hip-hop, reggae, and R&B, among others. Greenfield recently graduated with a Bachelor of Music Degree in both Performance and Professional Music, with the goal of continuing her development as a pianist and performer of creative music.
 
Watch Danae Greenfield perform "Willow Tree":
 
Admission: 
Free

Danae Greenfield

Thursday / July 27, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
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Summer Street
100 Summer Street
Boston
MA
United States
02110
Danae Greenfield
Image courtesy of the artist
From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. At the age of six, she began taking classical piano lessons. While she enjoyed learning pieces by Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart, it was the occasional jazz tune, sprinkled into her usual repertoire, that set her heart racing and feet tapping. At age 12, Greenfield decided to switch from classical to jazz piano lessons, and has been pursuing that style ever since.
 
In 2013, Greenfield entered Berklee College of Music on a full-tuition scholarship. She has studied with Lin Biviano, Alain Mallet, Joanne Brackeen, Tia Fuller, and Dave Santoro, among others. She has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Chick Corea, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tia Fuller, and Jason Palmer. Though primarily a jazz pianist, Greenfield actively performs in the styles of funk, hip-hop, reggae, and R&B, among others. Greenfield recently graduated with a Bachelor of Music Degree in both Performance and Professional Music, with the goal of continuing her development as a pianist and performer of creative music.
 
Watch Danae Greenfield perform "Willow Tree":
 
Admission: 
Free

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