Performance

Utril Rhaburn

Thursday / June 26, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street
Wakefield
MA
01880

Utril U.T. Rhaburn is a tenor saxophonist, lyricist, and rap artist who leads a versatile jazz- and R&B-rooted trio with slight funk and hip-hop influences. The brothers on bass and drums are Alexander Toth and Anthony Toth.  

This collaboration of two full time Berklee students and one alum brings the heart and soul out of every swingin’ standard, groove, and rhthym pulsing in sync with universe. The true gold is the live experience of these young guys having a great time developing and expressing their ideas over various musical styles.

Admission: 
Free

Max Holmberg's Senior Recital

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02115

Drummer Max Holmberg performs with a number of different groups. The program will include original compositions by various members of the groups as well as some familiar jazz songs.

Admission: 
Free

Zerlina Devi

Thursday / June 12, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street
Wakefield
MA
01880

Zerlina Devi, originally from Bali, Indonesia, is a pianist, vocalist, composer, and arranger. During her time at Berklee, she learned from many great artists including Aaron Goldberg, Joanne Brackeen, Bob Winter, Kevin Harris, Tim Ray, Lenny Stallworth, and Bob Pilkington. She believes in music as a means to help people grow as individuals and connect with others. She looks forward to being able to create music that is truthful and meaningful, share her experience, bring joy, and lift people up with her music. 

Admission: 
Free

Leandro Pellegrino

Thursday / June 5, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street
Wakefield
MA
01880

A native of São Paulo, Brazil, guitarist Leandro Pellegrino is quickly becoming recognized as one of today's rising young jazz guitarists. Leandro took first place in the 2013 Montreux Jazz Guitar Competition and has already performed with top musicians including Terri Lyne Carrington, Rufus Reid, David Liebman, Marcos Valle, and Dianne Reeves. He appears on two tracks on Reeves's forthcoming album.

Admission: 
Free

Jenna Moynihan and Mairi Chaimbeul

Thursday / September 11, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Club Passim
47 Palmer Street
Cambridge
MA
02138

Rooted in traditional Scottish and Appalachian old-time music, Jenna Moynihan and Mairi Chaimbeul have developed a sound that celebrates and explores beautiful melodies. The pair met while studying at Berklee College of Music and are a product of the thriving local music scene. Both Moynihan and Chaimbeul have been heavily steeped in tradition, but their arrangements push boundaries with originality, breathing new life into old tunes.

Watch Moynihan and Chaimbeul perform in this video:

Admission: 
Free

The Western Den

Thursday / September 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Club Passim
47 Palmer Street
Cambridge
MA
02138

Driven by a passion to create music with purpose, Deni Hlavinka and Chris West formed the Western Den in 2013 to blend compelling folk harmonies with ambient textures, producing a sound all their own. The duo released their debut EP Battle Hymns in May 2013 and premiered by opening for Melissa Ferrick on her national tour that summer. The Western Den performs in Boston and is working on a full-length album. 

Admission: 
Free

Ensembles: The Music of Art Blakey, Salsa Ensemble, State of Jazz Comp. Symposium

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present the music of Art Blakey, salsa music, and original jazz compositions.

Admission: 
Free

Jazz Composition Symposium Ensembles: Merengue and Bachata, Directed Studies

Thursday / April 24, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present merengue and bachata music, directed study students of Ricardo Monzon, and original jazz music.

Admission: 
Free

Jazz Composition Symposium Ensembles

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 6:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present original jazz music.

Admission: 
Free

Jazz Composition Symposium Ensembles: Hip-Hop, Neo-Soul

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present hip-hop, neo-soul, and original jazz music.

Admission: 
Free

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