Events

Legendary Bass Player Eddie Gomez in Concert

Wednesday / October 16, 2013 / 9:00 p.m.
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía
1 Avenida Autopista del Saler, Valencia, 46013, Spain
Legendary Puerto Rican jazz bass player and Grammy Award winner Eddie Gomez performs a concert to celebrate his receipt of the first-ever honorary doctor of music degree awarded by Berklee College of Music from its international campus in Valencia.
Admission: €12

The Nicolas Sylvestre Group

Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
The Nick Sylvestre Group will play some original compositions as well as songs by living jazz composers.
Admission: Free

Camilo Gomez: El Feeling y sus Parceros

Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
El Feeling del Pueblo, a Colombian folk music group, takes you on a musical journey across Colombia.
Admission: Free

Marat Gabbasov Quartet

Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Pianist Marat Gabbasov presents original compositions and standards with his jazz quartet.
Admission: Free

Henrique De Almeida and World News

Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Drummer Henrique De Almeida presents his fusion band, World News, an all-Berklee-faculty ensemble. He join forces with fusion greats Steve Hunt on keyboards, Sal Difusco on guitar, Dino Govani on saxophone, and Joe Santerre on bass.
Admission: Free

Jesca Hoop / Cocoa Jackson Lane

Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115
Jesca Hoop’s eclectic songwriting and music has drawn praise from Tom Waits, who describes Hoop’s sound as being "like a four-sided coin." Cocoa Jackson Lane will open the show.
Admission: $5 with Berklee I.D, $8 in advance, $10 day of show, general admission

Seventh Annual Berklee CMJ Music Marathon Showcase

Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
214 Sullivan Street, New York, NY, 10012, United States
Admission: Free

Guitar Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
This showcase features some of Berklee's finest guitarist singer-songwriters performing their original music.
Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

John Daversa Trumpet Clinic

Friday / October 18, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
John Daversa is a versatile and internationally respected trumpet, composer, arranger, producer, bandleader, educator, and BFM Jazz recording artist. He is a winner of the Herb Alpert Award, David Joel Miller Award, the National Trumpet Competition, the ITG Jazz Soloist Competition, and was a finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.  
Admission: Free

Gabriela Jimeno: Balancer

Friday / October 18, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115
Drummer Gabriela Jimeno and her trio, Balancer, present a performance of music from their debut album Tipsoo.
Admission: Free

Canned Hit: An Electric Bass Recital

Friday / October 18, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Bassist Yonít Spiegelman presents a celebration of R&B, pop, and hip-hop with a personal touch.  
Admission: Free

Josh Shpak Band with special guest John Daversa

Friday / October 18, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Trumpeter Josh Shpak leads a band of top-notch Berklee students from around the world in a concert of original music inspired by jazz, film music, soul, and more. The band will be joined by world-class trumpeter, EVI player, composer, and bandleader John Daversa.
Admission: Free

Alumni Reception at AES

Friday / October 18, 2013 / 6:30 p.m.
723 7th Avenue, New York, NY, 10011, United States
Admission: Free

Santon's Senior Recital

Friday / October 18, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Pianist Santon will be presenting an enchanting evening of well-loved classical compositions and jazz standards arranged for quartet.  
Admission: Free

Ji Hyun Park

Friday / October 18, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Ji Hyun Park will be performing jazz and blues standards on piano and organ with an ensemble.
Admission: Free

Shun Ng

Friday / October 18, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Shun Ng is known for his virtuosic and unique fingerstyle of guitar that infuses elements of funk, blues, jazz, and Motown, creating a one-man-band-like experience. Upon seeing him perform, Quincy Jones says he was "simply blown away by both his soul and his science."
Admission: $10 in advance, $12 day of show, $5 with student ID, general admission

Berklee Stage at Boston Book Festival

Saturday / October 19, 2013 / 11:00 a.m.
Copley Square
206 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA, 02116
The mission of the Boston Book Festival is to celebrate the power of words, to promote a culture of literature and ideas, and to enhance the vibrancy of the city of Boston. The festival will feature a wonderful lineup of Berklee student musicians and poets on Saturday, October 19. 
Admission: Free

Encore Gala

Saturday / October 19, 2013 / 5:30 p.m.
The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116
Join us for a reception, dinner, live and silent auctions, and entertainment featuring 150 musicians, including acclaimed recording artists Kool & the Gang.
Admission: Click below for options

Rahsaan Lacey's Senior Recital

Monday / October 21, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115
Electric bassist Rahsaan Lacey presents a debut performance of original compositions and covers, in the style of a fusion of progressive metal and jazz.
Admission: Free

Sean Forbes / Deaf and Loud

Monday / October 21, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115
Sean Forbes will perform and talk about his journey as a performing deaf rapper and the creation of D-PAN, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making music accessible to the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Using video examples and other technology, Forbes will demonstrate how his work is helping the hearing-impaired participate in the enjoyment of music.  
Admission: Free

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