Concert

Guitar Sessions: Mike Williams and Dave Limina

Thursday / August 22, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Mike Williams (left) and Dave Limina (right)

Faculty members Mike Williams and Dave Limina will perform a variety of blues tunes as part of Berklee’s annual Guitar Sessions week. 

Limina is a piano and organ instructor as well as an experienced session keyboardist, composer, and arranger. He has performed with B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Steve Forbert, Martha Reeves, and Barrence Whitfield. Limina was also part of the national touring company of the hit musical Rent.

Williams has been active as a blues and jazz guitarist around New England since 1987. He has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada with his own band and as a member of Grammy-winner James Cotton’s blues band. He has also performed with many artists, including David “Fathead” Newman, Mighty Sam McClain, the Bruce Katz Band, Michelle Willson, and blues piano virtuoso David Maxwell.

Admission: 
$8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

Jae Cheol Oh: Birdlike

Monday / August 12, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall

Trumpeter Jae Cheol Oh performs the music of Charlie "Bird" Parker.

Admission: 
Free

Deokyun Nam: First and Last

Thursday / August 15, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Deokyun Nam

Pianist Deokyun Nam and his trio present a concert featuring Nam's original compositions and jazz standards, including tunes of Dizzie Gillespie, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Antonio Carlos Jobim.

Admission: 
Free

Max Mohn Quintet

Friday / August 9, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
Drummer Max Mohn (left)

Drummer Max Mohn and his quintet bring some traditional jazz to the Red Room at Cafe 939.

Admission: 
Free

Nicolas Sylvestre

Thursday / August 15, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Nicolas Sylvestre plays a collection of jazz pieces and some original compositions.

Admission: 
Free

Casey Andersen's Senior Recital

Thursday / August 8, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939

Composer Casey Andersen performs selected pieces from her Jazz Composition portfolio. The performance will begin with a duet and then an ensemble will grow from piece to piece, culminating with nine players on stage for the culminating final performance of an extended work.

Admission: 
Free

Guitar Sessions: Joe Musella

Tuesday / August 20, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Joe Musella

Performer, recording artist, and assistant professor Joe Musella will perform a variety of classic rock tunes as part of Berklee's annual Guitar Sessions week. 

Active in the Boston music scene, Joe Musella has been a professor at Berklee for more than 15 years. Musella designed the Classic Rock Guitar course for Berklee Online and has taught students all around the world for the past several years. He is also the lead guitarist for the Hell Hounds, a rock band that performs throughout New England. Musella and bandmates will showcase classic rock in this special faculty artist concert.

Admission: 
$8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

Tevin Brown at Cafe 939: A Farewell Concert

Tuesday / August 6, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939

Vocalist Tevin Brown presents first full concert as a farewell to Berklee. The concert will showcase some of his favorite artists from different eras, while showcasing tunes and artists that aren't regularly highlighted or performed. Performing old school disco and funk to newer R&B styles, Brown will be backed by some of Berklee's finest musicians.

Admission: 
Free

Singers Night

Monday / November 18, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Enjoy an evening of original songs and cover material sung by some of Berklee's finest vocalists.

Admission: 
$8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

Alejandro Sanz Meets Berklee

Wednesday / November 6, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Alejandro Sanz

This SOLD OUT concert, showcasing Alejandro Sanz's music as interpreted by Berklee students and faculty, will celebrate the presentation of his honorary degree from Berklee, and feature Sanz himself on selected songs. Sanz’s new album, La Música No Se Toca, is one of 2013’s best-selling albums and he has produced three consecutive No. 1 singles in Spain, Latin America, and the U.S. Sanz has won a total of three Grammy Awards and 16 Latin Grammy Awards, including three Latin Grammy Album of the Year Awards, a distinction no other artist can claim for that category.  The concert is being presented by the Berklee Mediterranean Music Institute under the artistic direction of renowned producer Javier Limón with Oscar Stagnaro and will be arranged and conducted by Matthew Nicholl.

Limón, artistic director of the Mediterranean Music Institute, has long been a friend to and collaborator with Sanz. Last semester, Berklee students in Limón’s Songwriting in Spanish course were invited to produce a video of the Spanish sensation’s hit song, “La Música No Se Toca,” which you can view here:

Admission: 
SOLD OUT

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