Events

Verale: Hippie-Dippie, Free-Spirited, In-Your-Face Stuff

Friday / September 21, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Verale’s eclectic approach reflects many colors, sentiments, and cultures. Her vocal style combines elements of ’90s pop and soul, underpinned by jazzy and funky bass grooves.
Admission: Free

Fernando Firmino: Electronic Jazz

Monday / September 24, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Fernando Firmino's recital will feature a mix of jazz, the music of young people decades ago, and electronic music, which is popular with today's youth.
Admission: Free

Shimon Gambourg Group

Monday / September 24, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Bassist and composer Shimon Gambourg presents a program of originals, arranged for varying settings from trio to sextet. The music exhibits a flair of rich, melodic writing coupled with a driving beat very much in the jazz tradition.
Admission: Free

Luis Celis

Tuesday / September 25, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Alongside friends, Luis Celis will present his latest compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Guan Hau Chen Project, Vol. 2

Thursday / September 27, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Heavily influenced by funk, R&B, hip-hop, and fusion, Guan Hau Chen presents his recital alongside his favorite musicians and friends.
Admission: Free

Valeria Falcon Project

Monday / October 1, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Venezuelan bassist Valeria Falcon performs a set of original compositions and arrangements of covers inspired by different styles.
Admission: Free

George Constantinou Septet

Monday / October 8, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
George Constantinou is a Greek bassist who is influenced by a wide variety of genres. His concert will feature original compositions in the style of modern jazz with powerful arrangements that mix jazz with classical and rock. 
Admission: Free

Jack Schwenke Quintet: Tribute to Great Female Jazz Singers

Monday / October 22, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist Jack Schwenke pays tribute to the great music of female jazz legends such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and others. This quintet features many of their signature tunes and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Pedro Lobato

Wednesday / October 24, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pedro Lobato and talented friends will perform original compositions and arrangements, as well as Brazilian and fusion music.
Admission: Free

Shimon Gambourg Group

Tuesday / November 6, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Shimon Gambourg Group will showcase a fresh batch of original works by the bassist/composer. The music will sometimes venture into unfamiliar territory, pushing the members' improvisatory skills to the maximum.
Admission: Free

Jason Mountario: Exploring the Wild

Wednesday / November 7, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his second recital at Berklee, Jason Mountario will present original compositions based on jazz contemporary idiom, with the support of his ensemble, consisting of six horns and rhythm section.
Admission: Free

Noah Harrington: Four and Morchestra

Wednesday / November 14, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Noah Harrington performs a recital of original compositions and arrangements to tickle listeners between the ears.
Admission: Free

Neal Lapolla: Bent Frames

Wednesday / November 14, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Multi-instrumentalist Neal Lapolla will perform original compositions and arrangements of covers with his band, Bent Frames. This recital will feature music that draws influence from R&B, soul, jazz, and alternative music.
Admission: Free

Fernando Huergo Big Band

Tuesday / November 27, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Don't miss this concert with the Fernando Huergo Big Band, featuring some of the best musicians in Boston, Massachusetts. The band will play Huergo's original music and arrangements, as well as the music of Wayne Shorter, Thelonious Monk, and Dave Holland. 
Admission: Free

Lee and Friends

Tuesday / December 4, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his last recital at Berklee College of Music, bassist Hanbeom Lee presents contemporary and fusion jazz with his friends.
Admission: Free

Lochlan Boebel: Musical Parallels

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist Lochlan Boebel will perform progressive rock music of the 1970s, with an emphasis on classic groups Yes and Genesis.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Minjae's Senior Recital

Monday / August 13, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Minjae Yim is a bassist and composer from South Korea. In his senior recital, he will showcase his skills as an accompanist for artists and bands of many different styles.
Admission: Free

Sanghoon Lee: Blast

Wednesday / August 8, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Inspired by old-school funk artists such as Marcus Miller and Meshell Ndegeocello, bassist Sanghoon Lee presents an explosive evening of original funk music.
Admission: Free

Philip Chuah's Senior Recital

Tuesday / August 7, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Heavily influenced by all styles of music, Philip Chuah presents his senior recital alongside his favorite musicians and friends.
Admission: Free

Chenni Li's Senior Recital

Monday / August 6, 2018 / 9:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Upright bassist Chenni Li presents her first and final show at Berklee College of Music. Drawing inspiration from her West Coast roots and East Coast education, she presents a show featuring an eclectic blend of hip-hop and jazz.
Admission: Free

Dana Roth

Monday / July 16, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist Dana Roth and her group will perform groove-based, jazzy, and spacey original music.
Admission: Free

Jinwoo Lee: Concerto for SH

Monday / July 16, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist Jinwoo Lee will play a concert dedicated to his dearest pianist, Jason Sanghyun Park.
Admission: Free

Jinwoo Lee: It Ain't Over after It's Over—Overtime

Thursday / July 5, 2018 / 5:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Bassist and composer Jinwoo Lee performs his arrangements and originals at his senior recital.
Admission: Free

Matteo Padoin

Friday / June 22, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist Matteo Padoin will present original music, accompanied by his group.
Admission: Free

Guan Hau Chen Project

Tuesday / June 19, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist Guan Hau Chen presents original and covers in the hip-hop genre.
Admission: Free

Choby's Goodbye

Tuesday / May 1, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist German Scheufler, a.k.a. Choby, presents original compositions, harmonic bamboozlement, prizes, and surprises.
Admission: Free

Federico Tassoni: Double Trio

Wednesday / April 18, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Double Trio, a jazz trio led by Federico Tassoni, combines traditional and modern jazz sounds and concepts through different arrangements and original compositions.
Admission: Free

Red Elk: Josiah Contreras's Senior Recital

Friday / April 13, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Playing what he calls Native soul, Josiah Contreras, a.k.a. Red Elk, combines modern groove-based styles, such as rock, soul, and folk, with elements of indigenous music, such as pow wow rhythms and chants, as well as Native flutes and percussion.
Admission: Free

Carlo De Biaggio: Triple Tea

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Formed at Berklee in 2016, Triple Tea is a cinematic/progressive jazz trio influenced by a variety of styles, from pop and electronic to jazz and film music. The band is working on its debut album, expected to release sometime this year.
Admission: Free

Evan Marien/Dana Hawkins

Thursday / April 5, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Duo Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins have each worked with guitar giants Allan Holdsworth and Wayne Krantz, and surf the post-Squarepusher/Thundercat/Flying Lotus wave of progressive instrumental music where jazz, electronica, beat culture, and heavy bass collide.
Admission: Free

Pietro and Friends

Wednesday / April 4, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Join Pietro Gennenzi for an aperitivo of funk-fusion trio arrangements with some special guests.
Admission: Free

Han Beyli Group

Tuesday / April 3, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Han Beyli is a bass player, singer, and composer whose music encompasses ethnic, jazz, world, and R&B sounds, connected by intricate rhythms and beautiful improvisations.
Admission: Free

Youngchae Jeong

Tuesday / April 3, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bass principal Youngchae Jeong presents his senior recital. 
Admission: Free

Victor Pacek's Senior Recital

Monday / April 2, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, bassist Victor Pacek presents the music of Boston-based BÆRD.
Admission: Free

Chronophobia: A Time Odyssey

Thursday / March 29, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his debut show as band leader, Caribbean bassist Justin Peterkin presents Chronophobia: A Time Odyssey, featuring songs that showcase interesting and unusual time anomalies.
Admission: Free

Benji's Bucket List

Thursday / March 29, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his senior recital, bassist Benji Daniels performs all the songs he's ever wanted to perform on a Berklee stage.
Admission: Free

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