Concert

Fresh Prospects Open Mic

Friday / February 8, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Due to weather conditions, this event has been canceled.

The Red Room at Cafe 939 presents Fresh Prospects, a showcase of the best emerging Berklee artists reworking their favorite songs into intimate acoustic performances. The series is dedicated to artist development and will feature a variety of genres over the course of a semester. Fresh Prospects takes place every first Friday of the month at the Red Room at Cafe 939 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

What we are looking for:

  • Two original songs or eight minutes of music
  • Three musicians at most
  • All genres accepted
  • No more than two-minute setup
  • Artists with a local and digital following
  • Professional attitude required

What we will provide:

  • A grand piano, instrumental and vocal mics, and direct inputs
  • You can bring an acoustic guitar and/or light percussion (cajon, conga, etc.). No drum kit allowed
  • No sound check, no line check

For further information, email 939booking@berklee.edu.

 

Admission: 
Free

Thayer Naples Plays

Monday / February 11, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

 

Guitarist Thayer Naples plays jazz, classical, and country. 

 

Admission: 
Free

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

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