Events

One, Two, Four

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Solo, duo, and quartet performances of original music by Randy Felts. Randy will play the Synthophone (electronic saxophone) as well as "real'' alto saxophone and flute in a combination of styles, including Latin, jazz, classical, and film music.
Admission: Free

Midnight Snack / Aphrolove

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115
Midnight Snack is the musical brainchild of brothers Michael and John Johnson.
Admission: Free

Cettina Donato

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108
Cettina Donato is an Italian pianist and composer. In 2008, she attended the Umbria Jazz Clinics in Perugia where she was awarded a scholarship to attend Berklee. Her first album, Pristine, contains her own compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Ellie and Isa

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
Walsh Farm, 1 Poultney Road, Oak Hill, NY, 12460
Ellie Buckland and Isa Burke are fiddlers and singer-songwriters who love traditional music and close harmonies. With two fiddles, two guitars, and two intertwining voices, they perform old folk songs, new Americana, and original songs in an acoustic roots style. They will be joined by Mali-Agat Obomsawin on bass.

Apoena

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Greenway Boston
Hanover street and Cross Street, Boston, MA, 02110, United States
Apoena’s music is a concise mixture of the many types he heard throughout childhood. Coming from a family of actors, musicians, acrobats, and variety performers, his influences range from Brazilian folk and pop to contemporary indie rock and world jazz. 
Admission: Free

Guitarist Danny Nagy: Groovy Fusion

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Guitarist Danny Nagy and band perform groovy fusion music.
Admission: Free

Drew of the Drew / Gabrielle Walter-Clay & Common Thread / Finnegan & the Family

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Bassist and Berklee graduate Drew of the Drew will perform, followed by soulful singer-songwriter Gabrielle Walter-Clay and her band, Common Thread. Finnegan & the Family will open the show.
Admission: Free

Denny Dias / Lisa Jason

Friday / July 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115
Denny Dias, the legendary guitarist and founding member of Steely Dan, performs with Lisa Jason. 

High Rock Mountain

Saturday / July 19, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
Walsh Farm, 1 Poultney Road, Oak Hill, NY, 12460
Playing traditional broken-hearted bluegrass with a twist of humor, High Rock Mountain keeps the audience immersed in this great American tradition and sensibility.

Berklee Bob Marley Ensemble

Saturday / July 19, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
South Shore Conservatory
1 Conservatory Drive, Hingham, MA, 02043
…And I hope you like jammin’ too. The Bob Marley Ensemble will share its music and message. Matt Jenson, assistant professor of piano at Berklee College of Music, is creator of the class entitled “The Music and Life of Bob Marley,” which takes an in-depth study of his life, maintaining the utmost respect for the soulfulness of his music and for his message of love and resistance to oppression.

OOIOO / Black Pus

Saturday / July 19, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115
Hailing from Japan, OOIOO presents experimental music that freely weaves the past, present, and future into a tapestry of sound with a keen sense of color. The band Black Pus will also perform.

Sarah McKenzie

Sunday / July 20, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
The Street
55 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer whose second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album 2012.
Admission: Free

Elena Bonomo Trio

Sunday / July 20, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
296 State Street, Boston, MA, 02109
Comprising Zerlina Devi on piano, Alex Dyring on bass, and Elena Bonomo on drums, Elena Bonomo Trio puts a fresh spin on tunes from the Great American Songbook, drawing influences from fusion, hip-hop, and R&B.
Admission: Free

Laney Jones

Sunday / July 20, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
Longfellow House
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138
Laney Jones's voice has been described as a mix of lemon, molasses, gin, and gunpowder. Matched with banjo, ukelele, and harmonica mastery, her music bursts with color threaded with enigmatic tales of swamp folk.
Admission: Free

Yakir Arbib

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108
Blind from birth, pianist Yakir Arbib has the gift of synesthesia (a blending of the senses), allowing him to "see" tones as distinct colors. It inspired his recent piece, "Waves of Visions," a collaboration with visual artist Tamar Haber-Schaim.
Admission: Free

Synthophone Demonstration with Randy Felts

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Randy Felts will demonstrate the workings of the Synthophone (an all-digital MIDI saxophone), and explain the ways a sax player without previous experience can use this technology to extend their range as a performer.
Admission: Free

Jinyoung Kim's Second Recital

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Vocalist Jinyoung Kim gives her second recital, which will feature originals and covers of jazz and pop.
Admission: Free

David Caalaman Trio

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
David Caalaman pays tribute to pianists including Ahmad Jamal, Phineas Newborn Jr., and Cedar Walton in a trio setting.
Admission: Free

Lampião

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Regattabar
One Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA , Cambridge, MA, 02138
Lampião performs various rhythms of Brazilian music such as choro, samba, baião, and maracatu. Its repertoire consists of original songs and compositions by Brazilian composers such as Pixinguinha, Cartola, Edu Lobo, and Hermeto Pascoal, among others.
Admission: Free

The Nikko Salvador Trio

Monday / July 21, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
The Nikko Salvador Trio will feature original music of band members and arrangements of familiar tunes in the trio setting.
Admission: Free

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