Events

Melissa Aldana

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115
Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana graduated from Berklee in 2009 and recorded her first two albums, Free Fall and Second Cycle, for Greg Osby's Inner Circle Music label. In September, she won first place in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. 
Admission: Free

Donald Brown Clinic

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Pianist Donald Brown will present a clinic/performance on jazz interpretation, improvisation, and composition.
Admission: Free

Antonio Sanchez Master Class

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115
This master class marks the third in a series with Antonio Sanchez for the annual Berklee Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence program.
Admission: Free

Lydia Yu-Lin Wang: Lydia's String Quartet

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Violinist Yu-Lin Wang leads her string quartet in an afternoon of her own compositions and arrangements. Basic on classical string quartet and influenced by jazz and Brazilian music, Wang's music employs a lot of colorful harmony and lively rhythm.
Admission: Free

Film Screening: "A Band Called Death" with Filmmaker Q&A

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Before Bad Brains, the Sex Pistols or the Ramones, there was a band called Death.
Admission: Free

Tomoko Ozawa: Tomoko and Friends

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Pianist and composer Tomoko Ozawa will present a set of her original compositions and an arrangement of a classical piece with her quintet.
Admission: Free

Nik Rodewald Quintet: Explorations in Jazz

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Saxophonist Nik Rodewald and his quintet present a set of original jazz and revamped standards. Joining the band will be Philadelphia-based jazz vocalist and Berklee College of Music alumnus Donald Hunt.
Admission: Free

Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115
New York’s WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM and NPR Music proudly present year three of The Checkout: Live at Berklee—a concert at which critically acclaimed, New York-based performers return to their Berklee roots and perform for the world from Boston’s Cafe 939.  
Admission: $10, $5 with college I.D., general admission

Antonio Sanchez: Zildjian Artist-in-Residence

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115
An impressive and inspiring drummer, Antonio Sanchez is well-known for his work with Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Danilo Perez, and Gary Burton, among many others.
Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

Jae Cheol Oh and Large Ensemble: CD Release Showcase

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115
Trumpeter Jae Cheol Oh and his large ensemble celebrate the release of the new CD of original compositions, Time Stamping.
Admission: Free

Celebrating Blakey: The Messenger Legacy Clinic

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115
The Messenger Legacy is an elite lineup of former members of one of jazz’s most influential bands, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. This configuration features bassist Reggie Workman, alto saxophonist Donald Harrison, trumpeter Brian Lynch, tenor saxophonist Billy Pierce, pianist Donald Brown, and drummer Ralph Peterson.
Admission: Free

Kyungmin Kim: Music of Lee Morgan

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Drummer Kyungmin Kim and quintet present a set of tunes by Lee Morgan, as well as an original composition.
Admission: Free

Julian Jimenez Quartet

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Guitarist Julian Jiminez and his quartet present an evening of original compositions and new standards by Kenny Garrett and Branford Marsalis.
Admission: Free

Music Therapy Supervisor Reception

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Music Therapy Department presents the music therapy supervisor reception.
Admission: Free

Clara C / Aijia

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115
Clara C performs her unique blend of folk/pop/rock, while Aijia showcases her piano-based songwriting style, which is reminiscent of the soul of the Jackson 5, the melodic lines of Alicia Keys, and the lyrical twists of Sara Bareilles.
Admission: $15 General Admission, $25 VIP, $90 Fan Experience

Celebrating Blakey: The Messenger Legacy

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Messenger Legacy is an elite lineup of former members of one of jazz’s most influential bands, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. This configuration features bassist Reggie Workman, alto saxophonist Donald Harrison, trumpeter Brian Lynch, tenor saxophonist Billy Pierce, pianist Donald Brown, and drummer Ralph Peterson.
Admission: $20 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $25 day of show, reserved seating

Jun Lee: Jun's First Recital

Friday / October 11, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Guitarist and vocalist Jun Lee leads his quintet in a set of rock originals, as well as covers of tunes by Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, and Muse.
Admission: Free

Mindia Luo

Friday / October 11, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215
Cellist and vocalist Mindia Luo leads her band on a storytelling journey through some of the most loved R&B and soft rock classics.
Admission: Free

Kollaboration Boston 3

Friday / October 11, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115
Empowerment through entertainment, vocalists, musicians, dancers, and cultural acts, with special appearances by AJ Rafael and Ellen Kim.
Admission: $28 VIP, $13 in advance (discount applied at checkout), or $35 VIP, $16 day of show, general admission

Fresh Prospects: Charlie The Most / Shangdang

Friday / October 11, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115
Fresh Prospects is a monthly series featuring the best up-and-coming college artists and bands throughout Boston.
Admission: FREE

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