Wednesday / October 16, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Having toured with the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Michael Kiwanuka, Marcus Foster, Snow Patrol, and Ed Sheeran, Foy Vance is ready to release his newest album, Joy of Nothing—a masterwork of the sweet hurt of love and what it does to the men and women involved with all of the fallout. DJ Carbo will open the show.
Admission: $12 in advance, $14 day of show, general admissionBuy Tickets
Wednesday / October 16, 2013 / 9:00 p.m.Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía
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: €12Buy Tickets
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
El Feeling del Pueblo, a Colombian folk music group, takes you on a musical journey across Colombia.
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
The Nick Sylvestre Group will play some original compositions as well as songs by living jazz composers.
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Pianist Marat Gabbasov presents original compositions and standards with his jazz quartet.
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.
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Thursday / October 17, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
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 admissionBuy Tickets
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 admissionBuy Tickets
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
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.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Drummer Gabriela Jimeno and her trio, Balancer, present a performance of music from their debut album Tipsoo.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Bassist Yonít Spiegelman presents a celebration of R&B, pop, and hip-hop with a personal touch.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
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.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 6:30 p.m.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Ji Hyun Park will be performing jazz and blues standards on piano and organ with an ensemble.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
Pianist Santon will be presenting an enchanting evening of well-loved classical compositions and jazz standards arranged for quartet.
Friday / October 18, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
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 admissionBuy Tickets
Saturday / October 19, 2013 / 11:00 a.m.Copley Square
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.
Saturday / October 19, 2013 / 5:30 p.m.The Westin Copley Place
Join us for a reception, dinner, live and silent auctions, and entertainment featuring 150 musicians, including acclaimed recording artists Kool & the Gang.
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Monday / October 21, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Electric bassist Rahsaan Lacey presents a debut performance of original compositions and covers, in the style of a fusion of progressive metal and jazz.