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BGJI Forum Featuring Ben Street and George Garzone

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
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Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Ben Street and George Garzone. 

Ben Street studied at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston with Miroslav Vitous and Dave Holland before moving to New York in 1991. He has performed and toured with Danilo Perez, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Lee Konitz, David Sanchez, James Moody, and Mark Turner, among many others. 

Saxophonist George Garzone is a member of the Fringe, a jazz trio founded in 1972 that includes bassist John Lockwood and drummer Bob Gullotti. A veteran jazzman, Garzone has appeared on more than 20 recordings. Students of his have included Joshua Redman, Branford Marsalis, Teadross Avery, Luciana Souza, Mark Turner, Donny McCaslin, Doug Yates, and Danilo Perez, to name a few. 

The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. 

 

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Free

BGJI Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Tuesday / April 18, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
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Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) will feature an original repertoire as well as arranged standards in this concert. 

The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment.

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Free

BGJI Forum Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington and Dave Liebman

Wednesday / April 12, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
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Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Terri Lyne Carrington and Dave Liebman.

Terri Lyne Carrington is a multiple Grammy Award–winning drummer, composer, and producer. After more than 20 years touring with such musicians as Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, Stan Getz, David Sanborn, and Cassandra Wilson, she recently returned to her hometown, where she was appointed Zildjian Chair in Performance at Berklee's Global Jazz Institute. 

Saxophonist, composer, and educator Dave Liebman has been featured on nearly 350 recordings and has published several hundred original compositions. He is the founder and artistic director of the International Association of Schools of Jazz.  In 2011, Liebman received the National Endowment for the Arts Masters of Jazz Award, the highest honor for jazz given by the United States government. 

The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. 

Admission: 
Free

BGJI Forum Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington and John Patitucci

Wednesday / April 5, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
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Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Terri Lyne Carrington and John Patitucci. 

Terri Lyne Carrington is a multiple Grammy Award–winning drummer, composer, and producer. After more than 20 years touring with such musicians as Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, Stan Getz, David Sanborn, and Cassandra Wilson, she recently returned to her hometown, where she was appointed Zildjian Chair in Performance at Berklee's Global Jazz Institute. 

Two-time Grammy Award-winning bassist John Patitucci has performed throughout the world and as a studio musician with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Pat Metheny, and many others. He is currently a visiting scholar at Berklee, teaching in both the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and the Bass Department. 

The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. 

Admission: 
Free

BGJI Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
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Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) will feature an original repertoire as well as arranged standards in this concert. 

The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. 

Admission: 
Free

BGJI Forum Featuring Danilo Pérez and Ben Street

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
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Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Danilo Pérez and Ben Street. 

Grammy Award-winning pianist and composer Danilo Pérez was born in Panama in 1965, went to Berklee in the 1980s, and has led his own groups since the early 1990s. In addition to his role as artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Pérez serves as a UNESCO Artist for Peace, a cultural ambassador for Panama, and as artistic director of the Panama Jazz Festival.

Ben Street studied at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston with Miroslav Vitous and Dave Holland before moving to New York in 1991. He has performed and toured with Danilo Pérez, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Lee Konitz, David Sanchez, and James Moody, among many others. 

The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. 

Admission: 
Free

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Tuesday / March 28, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
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Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Danilo Pérez

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) workshop features its artistic director, pianist and composer Danilo Pérez.

Grammy Award-winning pianist and composer Danilo Pérez was born in Panama in 1965, went to Berklee in the 1980s, and has led his own groups since the early 1990s. In addition to his role as artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Pérez serves as a UNESCO Artist for Peace, a cultural ambassador for Panama, and as artistic director of the Panama Jazz Festival.

The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. 

Admission: 
Free

BGJI Forum Featuring Adam Cruz and David Sanchez

Wednesday / March 15, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
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1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Adam Cruz and David Sanchez. 

Drummer, composer, and educator Adam Cruz was born in New York City. Cruz leads his own group, is an integral part of renowned pianist Danilo Perez’s trio, and regularly works with artists such as Tom Harrell, the Mingus Big Band, Joey Calderazzo, Chris Potter, Steve Wilson, and Edward Simon. Cruz currently teaches at CCNY and the Berklee Global Jazz Institute. 

Grammy Award-winner, saxophonist, composer, and educator David Sanchez was born in Puerto Rico. Sanchez studied at Rutgers University with Kenny Barron, Ted Dunbar, and John Purcell. Sanchez was also part of Dizzy Gillespie’s United Nation Orchestra in 1990 and has recorded with Slide Hampton, Roy Hargrove, Kenny Drew, Danilo Perez, Ben Street, and Adam Cruz, among others. 

The BGJI is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. 

Admission: 
Free

Lost in the City: Urban Life in the IVAM Collection

Sunday / February 5, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee's Valencia Campus
IVAM Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno
Valencia
Spain

This Sunday, February 5 there will be a Student Affairs Socio-cultural Trip to Institut Valencia d’Art Modern (IVAM) from 1.00pm - 3.00 pm. We'll walk through the exhibit “Lost in the city. Urban life in the IVAM Collection” and have a brief discussion afterwards on issues of diversity & inclusion related to adjusting to city life in Valencia and our ability to work together as a diverse Berklee Valencia community.

 

Please email studentaffairsvalencia@berklee.edu if you plan to come or have any questions. We will meet at the IVAM museum at 1 pm.

Location (30 mins by bus from campus! Take number 95)

 

BGJI Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Tuesday / March 14, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
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Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) will feature an original repertoire as well as arranged standards in this concert. 

The BGJI 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 to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. 

Admission: 
Free

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