Concert

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Presents: Concert Series and Jam Session

Tuesday / October 8, 2013 / 6:30 p.m.
215 Charles Street
Boston
MA
02114

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) proudly presents a concert and jam session at the Lilypad, at 1353 Cambridge Street, in Cambridge, on Tuesday, October 8, at 6:30 p.m. as part of its concert series. 

The first part of the evening will feature a concert presented by the Green and Silver Ensemble of the BGJI. These multicultural ensembles boast participants from all parts of the globe. The second half of the event will be a jam session led by the ensembles. All instruments and levels are welcome to participate.

This is the second installment in a series of concerts and jam sessions. BGJI students will feature original repertoire as well as arranged standards.

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute 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 at the highest level possible, to advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and to connect musically creative thinking with the natural environment.

The Lilypad houses a small bar and is accessible. The event is free of charge and open to the public. 

Admission: 
Free

Danny Nagy's Stenk Band

Tuesday / October 15, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Guitarist Danny Nagy and his band perform original, energetic funk fusion.

Admission: 
Free

SkyBridge: The Edge of Music, the Core of Hearts

Wednesday / October 16, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

The diversity band SkyBridge, led by Utako Toyama, presents its latest program of original songs. The show will feature an appearance by a member of the Spontaneous Composition Ensemble. Its slogan is "We look so different, we all smile the same."

Admission: 
Free

The Anthony Fung Quintet

Thursday / October 24, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

The Anthony Fung Quintet is a band composed of Berklee students from around the world. They will be performing the music of Wayne Shorter, Hank Mobley, Jimmy McHugh, and others.

Admission: 
Free

Carlo Ribaux: Jethro Tull's "Thick as a Brick"

Friday / October 25, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Drummer Carlo Ribaux presents Jethro Tull's (Anti-) Progressive Rock masterpiece Thick as a Brick in its entirety. The composition, from 1972, spans two entire sides of an LP and is hardly ever performed live because of its length and complexity. Nine Berklee musicians stood up to the challenge to transcribe, learn, and perform this piece, and would love for you to join them when they premiere it on October 25.

Admission: 
Free

Ines Velasco's Senior Recital

Friday / October 25, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Drummer Ines Velasco and band present a blend of contemporary jazz and fusion (including the music of the Yellowjackets, Vince Mendoza, and Antonio Sanchez) and original music.

Admission: 
Free

Pamela Steebler

Friday / October 25, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Vocalist Pamela Steebler will present pop/soul originals and some covers with her friends.

Admission: 
Free

Berklee Anime Club Band Showcase

Tuesday / October 15, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

The Berklee Anime Club band, fronted by Georgy Abshilava, presents a showcase of arrangements of soundtrack music from the world of anime.

Admission: 
Free

Inna Dudukina: Autumn Time

Monday / October 21, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Inna Dudukina is a refined jazz vocalist with a special gift for composing and arranging. She treats her songs as internal monologues, and her jazz ensemble has a unique approach to music. The show includes originals as well as innovative and sophisticated arrangements in which well known tunes contain tricky extensions of form and unexpected changes of style and meter, or are juxtaposed with other songs.

Admission: 
Free

Esterhazy Quartet Reading and Recording Session

Monday / October 21, 2013 / 6:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

The Esterhazy Quartet will present a reading and recording session featuring compositions written by Berklee student composers.

Admission: 
Free

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