Performance

Judy Shin's Senior Recital

Monday / August 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Pianist Judy Shin presents her senior recital with originals and covers.

Admission: 
Free

Adam Halliday and the Blue Stuff

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

A showcase of vocalist Adam Halliday's original music, both solo and with his band, the Blue Stuff. The concert will cover a wide range of musical influences, from rock to hip-hop to alternative.

Admission: 
Free

Aleif Hamdan's Recital

Tuesday / December 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Guitarist Aleif Hamdan presents a showcase of original music.

Admission: 
Free

BAA/City Music Jazz Performance

Tuesday / June 3, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

The Berklee City Music program presents a performance of select instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles. Ensembles featured include the Jazz Big Band, the eight-piece "Mingus" Ensemble, and three other jazz combos.

Admission: 
Free

OOIOO / Black Pus

Saturday / July 19, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
OOIOO

Hailing from Japan, OOIOO presents experimental music that freely weaves the past, present, and future into a tapestry of sound with a keen sense of color.

Black Pus was formed in 2005 by members of the Fledging Artist Group known as Hilarious Attic.

Inna Dudukina: The Clocks

Tuesday / October 14, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Singer, composer, and arranger Inna Dudukina presents an evening of originals and covers. Her compositions are inspired by old school jazz, and feature modern modal techniques and meter changes to create an elegant mood that is both refreshing and familiar.

Admission: 
Free

Peng Hao Wei

Monday / November 17, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Drummer Peng Hao Wei presents a recital of original music in Afro-Cuban and jazz styles.

Admission: 
Free

CANCELED: The George Woods Band / The Lady Comes First / That One Eyed Kid

Friday / June 27, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds.

Innovative Boston folk-funk group the George Woods Band will release its first-ever live DVD, Heartbeat: A Modern Dance Rock Concert, a limited-edition release of 100 copies. The band is joined by the rocker duo The Lady Comes First and That One Eyed Kid. This will be an amazing night of live music and a rare chance to pick up a limited-edition recording.

That One Eyed Kid is Josh Friedman, an alt-pop songwriter based out of Boston. Combining catchy melodies and explosive choruses, T1EK crafts songs with emotionally driven lyrics against beautiful electronic soundscapes and soulful grooves.

Also performing: The Lady Comes First.

Watch George Woods' "Carousel" here:

 

Sonic Collision VII

Monday / July 14, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Kai Turnbull presents a concert of high-energy electronica, presented by Electronic Production and Design students, and featuring live improvised sets on laptops and controllers.

Admission: 
Free

Dave Burrell, Garrison Fewell: Outside Music, Inside Voices

Wednesday / June 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

This day and evening of creative improvised music features renowned composer/improviser and pianist Dave Burrell, who will lead a discussion and performance with Berklee guitar professor Garrison Fewell on jazz and improvised music, and who will present Fewell's book, Outside Music, Inside Voices: Dialogues on Improvisation and the Spirit of Creative Musicwhich was supported by a Berklee Faculty Fellowship grant. 

An open performance workshop will be held in the Lawrence and Alma Berk Recital Hall (1A) from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This will be followed by an evening concert in David Friend Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Burrell-Fewell duo and Mimi Rabson's Strings Theory Trio with Helen Sherrah-Davies and Junko Fujiwara.

Dave Burrell received a degree in composition from Berklee in 1965 and recorded with saxophonists Pharoah Sanders, Tauhid (Impulse), Marion Brown, Juba-Lee (Fontana) and Archie Shepp (Impulse). In 1968, Burrell cofounded the group 360 Degree Experience with trombonist Grachan Moncur and drummer Beaver Harris and in 1969 he recorded Live at the Pan-African Festival in Algiers with Archie Shepp for the French BYG label. In 1978, he composed a jazz opera entitled “Windward Passages” in collaboration with Swedish-born poet and lyricist Monika Larsson. Burrell has appeared on more than 115 recordings and is highly regarded for his solo piano work. His playing encompasses styles from Dixieland to free jazz. Burrell is currently composer-in-residence at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia.

Guitarist Garrison Fewell has performed and recorded with Fred Hersch, George Cables, John Tchicai, Cecil McBee, Steve Swell, and more. He has released 15 recordings, beginning with the 1993 Boston Music Award-winning A Blue Deeper Than the Blue, and he has multiple titles ranked on Best of the Year lists in various publications. Fewell is featured on Tribal Ghosta new LP recorded live at Birdland with John Tchicai, Charlie Kohlhase, Cecil McBee and Billy Hart, and he is the author of four books on improvisation. Boston Phoenix writer Jon Garelick included Fewell's large ensemble, the Variable Density Sound Orchestra (VDSO) on his best of 2009 list. Fewell's latest release, VDSO—Evolving Strategies, for Not Two Records (Poland) features John Tchicai, Roy Campbell Jr., Steve Swell, Dmitry Ishenko and Reggie Nicholson.

 

Admission: 
Free

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