Concert

Giorgi Mikadze Jazz Trio

Tuesday / March 5, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Deborah Pierre

 

Pianist Giorgi Mikadze will perform with his jazz trio in his first recital. The music will include fusion, classical, and folk elements.

Admission: 
Free

Samuel Small: Sweet Lips

Wednesday / February 13, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Sam Small's quintet presents an afternoon of music from the swamp to the country. They'll play originals as well as classics by Waylon Jennings, Bill Monroe, the Rolling Stones, Lieber and Stoller, and more.

 

Admission: 
Free

Scott Verbeek Trio

Wednesday / March 6, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Guitarist Scott Verbeek and his trio will play a modern jazz concert for his senior recital. This recital will feature original compositions and music from Wayne Shorter, Thelonious Monk, and Neil Young.

Admission: 
Free

Ryan Camus: The New Group

Thursday / March 7, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Electric guitarist and composer Ryan Camus presents his new project, the New Group, performing music in instrumental styles from contemporary jazz to R&B.

Admission: 
Free

Conducting Orchestra Final Project

Monday / May 6, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

The Advanced Conducting students will present their final projects, conducting a live chamber orchestra composed of Berklee students.

Admission: 
Free

EunCho Jeong: A Love Letter

Wednesday / February 6, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

 

EunCho Jeong and trio will perform standard jazz, blues, bossa nova, and swing tunes, as well as Jeong's own arrangements.

 

Admission: 
Free

Eduardo Mercuri: Modern Brazilian Music

Friday / February 8, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Due to weather conditions, this event has been postponed.  A new date will be announced soon.

Guitarist Eduardo Mercuri leads his quintet in a concert of modern Brazilian music, rooted in Brazilian rhythms and jazz textures.

Admission: 
Free

Sam Ward: Naughty Octopus Live at Berklee

Tuesday / February 5, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Sam Ward

 

Psychedelic funk outfit Naughty Octopus brings its recklessley untamed psycho-funky energy to Berklee.

 

Admission: 
Free

Guro Frydenlund Elverhøi: Someone to Watch Over Me

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

 

Vocalist Guro Elverhøi presents her first Berklee recital. She will perform a set of R&B and soul songs with her own band, which will feature guest musician Jose Ramiro Madrid.

Admission: 
Free

Foolish Hearts: Peter Eldridge and Matt Aronoff

Monday / February 11, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

 

“Tonight I went to see Foolish Hearts, a duo with Peter Eldridge and Matt Aronoff.  They were absolutely amazing—a master class in musicianship at the highest level paired with an incredibly emotional connection with the crowd. I didn’t want the night to end” – Jason Crane, the Jazz Advocate

Foolish Hearts is a relatively new duo featuring vocalist/pianist/composer Peter Eldridge (Grammy-winning New York Voices, MOSS) and upright bassist/composer Matt Aronoff.  Having joined forces a little more than a year ago, Foolish Hearts presents its own originals and arrangements of favorite jazz and pop tunes with an organic sensibility combining voices, piano, bass, and percussion.  The duo has toured the West Coast and Europe, including a week in Latvia last ppring, and performs regularly in New York City.  Eldridge and Aronoff just released the duo’s first studio project, an EP entitled New Definition.  Eldridge recently released his fourth solo album, Mad Heaven, on the Palmetto label, which Jazz Review said “showcases Eldridge as a major player in vocal jazz, an artist of extraordinary depth and conviction." Aronoff is an up-and-coming sideman on the New York music scene. You can also hear him as a member of the electro-pop band Xylos.

 

Admission: 
Free

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