Concert

Hard Boppin'

Tuesday / July 5, 2011 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Lorenzo Carrano and his band will present a selection of original compositions and tunes from the hard bop tradition arranged for three horns, guitar, vibraphone, bass, and drums.

Admission: 

Berklee Percussion Festival Faculty Blowout Concert

Friday / June 24, 2011 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Faculty member Dave Samuels hosts the Berklee Percussion Festival Faculty Blowout Concert.

Admission: 

World Music Concert with Peter Lockett

Thursday / June 23, 2011 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Visiting artist Peter Lockett presents a world music concert as part of the Berklee Percussion Festival.

Admission: 

Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez and Pedro Martinez in Concert

Wednesday / June 22, 2011 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A Berklee Percussion Festival concert.

Admission: 

Brent Beissel and Friends

Monday / June 20, 2011 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A Berklee Percussion Festival concert with rock drummer Brent Beissel.

Admission: 

The Jazz Tellers

Sunday / July 24, 2011 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands
Quincy
MA
United States
02171
The Jazz Tellers

The Jazz Tellers comprises Berklee seventh-semester students Clay Lyons (alto sax), Lee Dynes (guitar), and Nate Wong (drums). Lyons and Dynes hold full-tuition scholarships and Wong is a World Scholarship Tour recipient.

During their young careers, the individual members of this group have already played many professional gigs and received awards and scholarship including awards from the IAJE, NASCAP, IMEA, and Berklee. Over the summer of 2010 the Jazz Tellers brought their energy-packed, spontaneous improvisations, and intricate originals to audiences around the world in a tour that spanned Ohio, Wisconsin, California, Hong Kong, and China. On this tour they performed more than 30 engagements in two months, including many club and concert hall dates, live radio performances, and live TV performances, and were written about in major newspapers at every stop of the tour.

Admission: 
Free

Francisco Vielma Quintet

Tuesday / October 11, 2011 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Francisco Vielma Quintet presents a fusion of Venezuelan music, academic music, and jazz improvisation. Vielma shows his skills not only as a multi-percussionist, but also as a composer and arranger.

Admission: 

Funk, Why Not?

Friday / September 30, 2011 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

The band "La Desesperada is playing its funky funk with Chris Macie, Andy Rogers, Lance Tobin, and Adres Marin. There will be a few surprises as well.

Admission: 

Lincoln Goines Fall 2011 Bass Showcase

Tuesday / September 27, 2011 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Lincoln Goines will perform with students and alumni in duo, trio, and bass choir format with drums. Sure to be a thunderous, beauteous, and genre-transcending repeat of last fall's concert. Come and again witness bass history being made before your very ears.

Admission: 

Berklee Percussion Festival Student Performances

Friday / June 24, 2011 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A Berklee Percussion Festival concert.

Admission: 

Pages