Friday / August 1, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Jake Sherman began taking piano lessons at age 5 and fell in love with ragtime, learning many Scott Joplin classics and composing rags. At age 12 he started studying jazz piano and was soon playing in ensembles, and at 14 he discovered the Hammond organ.
Friday / August 1, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Vocalist Jennifer Hoyt will present her final recital at Berklee.
Friday / August 1, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Faculty members John Paul, Mike Ihde, and Nedelka Prescod present their ensembles.
Friday / August 1, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Steph Sloan’s captivating stage presence and vibrant music takes the listener on a sonic voyage hrough candid lyrics, colorful harmonies, and catchy melodies.
Friday / August 1, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee student Chelsea Southard will speak about her public art installation, Things/Time, which features "sonic images" displayed in an eight-foot by 12-foot portable storage unit at 1140 Boylston Street through August 15, 2014.
Friday / August 1, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Drummer Peter Quirsfeld and his band, Jackie Molasses, present free improvisation and originals.
Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
This concert is canceled due to weather. Raised on an exotic animal farm surrounded by an alligator-infested lake, Laney Jones artfully spins tall tales of love and adventure in the swamplands.
Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Tune in to BIRN Alive! this week and catch a special live performance and interview with the Boston-based shoegaze band Coaches.
Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Goli is a duo of misfit classical musicians with an appetite for world music. The husband and wife outfit Rabbit Rabbit will also perform, along with The Wrong Shapes.
Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, Alex Gasser grew up in San Juan, Puerto Rico and began to play the upright bass after studying classical guitar. He received a full scholarship to Berklee.
Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.
After unveiling her live persona earlier this year, Oyinda's presence does nothing to detract from her captivating demeanor. From the way she scans the crowd with a seductive stare to her effortless singing, Oyinda translates her studio sound into a gripping live performance.
Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Brian Plautz has developed a reputation as a dynamic saxophonist, composer, and educator with a modern and accessible sound. He grew up outside of Cleveland, where he developed a rich background in music from gospel to classical to jazz.
Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
The Lonely Heartstring band is a five-peice bluegrass instrumentation band from Boston that plays original acoustic music and traditional bluegrass with mastery.
Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
An annual concert featuring free jazz in Roxbury's Fort Hill neighborhood. This year’s concert features Berklee alumnus Jaleel Shaw.
Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Catch Grammy-nominated singer Josh Groban as he speaks with the BIRN.
Monday / August 4, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Davis Whitfield performs solo piano. As the son of two musicians, Whitfield's early years were filled with music. Davis performed at the 2013 Nancy Jazz Pulsations Festival in Nancy, France, with Inna Dudukina.
Monday / August 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Vocalist Elisabeth Beckwitt and her band of fellow Berklee students will be performing pop and folk covers of artists such as Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles, and Liz Longley.
Monday / August 4, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
This clinic, presented by faculty bassists Tino D'Agostino, faculty drummer Sergio Bellotti, and Special Guest, Mimi Rabson, will help all musicians (instrumentalists and vocalists) improve their interplay with the rhythm section. This clinic is sponsored by 247 Drums, DR Strings, Epifani Amps, Fclef Basses, Vic Firth, Zildjian, and Yamaha.
Monday / August 4, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Guitarist Hector Hellion performs a one-man show that explores the sonic, technical, and expressive capabilities of the acoustic guitar, electric guitar, stick and electric bass. Styles of music include Latin, electronic rock, classical, and funk.
Monday / August 4, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Tune in to BIRN1 for a special live performance and interview from a dynamic alto saxophonist, composer, and educator: Berklee's own Brian Plautz.