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CBC Mid-Winter Cocoa Social

Tuesday / February 14, 2017 / 2:30 p.m.
The Loft
939 Boylston St.
Boston
MA
United States

Come warm up with the Community-Building Committee at a mid-winter social featuring hot chocolate and sweet treats. Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4:00 p.m. for a little afternoon pick-me-up and enjoy some time with colleagues. All faculty and staff are welcome.

Email communitybuilding@berklee.edu for more information or to be added to our mailing list. 

Hope to see you there!

Admission: 
Free

BGJI Forum Featuring John Patitucci and Ben Street

Wednesday / March 1, 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 John Patitucci and Ben Street. 

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, Wynton Marsalis, and others. He is currently a visiting scholar at Berklee, teaching in both the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and the Bass Department. 

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 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

BGJI Forum Featuring Alan Pasqua and Adam Cruz

Wednesday / February 22, 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 Alan Pasqua and Adam Cruz. 

Alan Pasqua, professor of jazz studies at USC, played and recorded with Jack Dejohnette, Paul Motion, Dave Holland, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, and many others. 
 
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. 
 
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 / February 21, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
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

BGJI Forum Featuring Danilo Pérez and Joe Lovano

Wednesday / February 15, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Danilo Pérez and Joe Lovano.

Grammy Award-winning pianist and composer Danilo Perez 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. 

Grammy-­winning saxophonist, composer, and arranger Joe Lovano attended Berklee in the early 1970s and received an honorary doctor of music degree from the college in 1998. He has collaborated with many legendary musicians, including McCoy Tyner, Hank Jones, Joshua Redman, Bill Frisell, Branford Marsalis, and 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 / February 14, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
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 Joe Lovano and John Patitucci

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Joe Lovano and John Patitucci. 

Grammy-­winning saxophonist, composer, and arranger Joe Lovano attended Berklee in the early 1970s and received an honorary doctor of music degree from the college in 1998. He has collaborated with many legendary musicians, including McCoy Tyner, Hank Jones, Joshua Redman, Bill Frisell, Branford Marsalis, and others. 

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, Wynton Marsalis, and 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 Forum Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington and Adam Cruz

Wednesday / February 1, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Terri Lyne Carrington and Adam Cruz. 

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. 

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. 

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 & Kenny Werner

Wednesday / January 25, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Danilo Pérez and Kenny Werner. 

Grammy­-Award winning pianist and composer, Danilo Perez 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. 

Kenny Werner has been a world-­class pianist and composer for over forty years. In 1996 he wrote his landmark book, Effortless Mastery, Liberating The Master Musician Within. He currently teaches at Berklee College of Music, Berklee Global Jazz Institute and Effortless Mastery Institute. Kenny was awarded the 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship Award and the National Endowment for the Arts in ’85, ’87, ’93, and ’95. 

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 / January 24, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

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

Grammy-Award winning pianist and composer, Danilo Perez 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

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