Events

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

Jongbin Song: The Beauty of Less

Thursday / December 20, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Korean bass player Jongbin Song will perform original compositions and tunes from other artists who inspired him.
Admission: Free

Zack Lamb: Discovery

Thursday / February 7, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Zack Lamb is a bass player from the Finger Lakes region of New York. This recital will feature a variety of music from styles such as funk, R&B, jazz, Latin, and fusion, and will feature covers, arrangements, and original compositions. 
Admission: Free

Flia de Tres

Friday / February 22, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Flia de Tres features Patricia Ligia, a bassist from Uruguay; Santiago Galeano, a pianist from Argentina; and Felipe Aranha, a drummer from Brazil. The trio, which offers an interesting take on Brazilian music, is heavily influenced by the sounds of el Río de la Plata.
Admission: Free

Han Beyli: Mojtamaa

Tuesday / February 26, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Han Beyli is a bass player, singer, and composer whose music seamlessly glides across ethnic, jazz, world, and R&B sounds, connected by intricate rhythms and beautiful improvisation.
Admission: Free

George Constantinou Sextet: Univoyage Experiment

Wednesday / February 27, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The George Constantinou Sextet will perform original music influenced by jazz, rock, and electronic genres, featuring dynamic arrangements and powerful improvisation.
Admission: Free

Fernando Firmino Trio

Thursday / February 28, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Brazilian bassist Fernando Firmino presents original music for trio in a combination of jazz and hip-hop music.
Admission: Free

Nikos Chatzitsakos Octet

Thursday / February 28, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Nikos Chatzitsakos Octet will perform arrangements for five horns and rhythm section, arranged by Chatzitsakos. The repertoire consists of popular songs of the Broadway era (1940s–60s) and compositions of jazz musicians from the same period.
Admission: Free

Neal Lapolla: Bent Frames

Thursday / March 7, 2019 / 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

Shimon Says Bye

Thursday / March 7, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Shimon Gambourg Group presents its final Berklee College of Music recital, showcasing original music by its leader. The group is composed of some of the college’s finest instrumentalists, and seeks to bring life to Gambourg’s cryptic, yet approachable, compositions.
Admission: Free

Stefano Battaglia Band

Friday / March 15, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bass principal Stefano Battaglia and his band present original jazz compositions.
Admission: Free

Jason Mountario’s Senior Recital

Friday / April 26, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist Jason Mountario presents his senior recital.
Admission: Free

Gaia Leone: Make Believe BASSroom

Monday / May 6, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Bassist and producer Gaia Leone presents an afternoon of original music, blending and bending pop, rock, electronic, and punk elements with visual stories.
Admission: Free

C.C. Ellis Senior Recital

Tuesday / May 7, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his final performance at Berklee College of Music, C.C. Ellis will present a set of classic soul and rock ’n’ roll with some of the finest players around.
Admission: Free

Masaaki Saito’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / May 7, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
In his senior recital, Japanese bassist and composer Masaaki Saito will present original compositions and arrangements in the style of contemporary jazz.
Admission: Free

Past Events

George Kramarski’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / December 5, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, bassist George Kramarski presents explorations on music aesthetics through pieces influenced by Afro-Cuban rhythms, jazz, funk, and his South American roots.
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

Jaeil Ji Group

Wednesday / November 28, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jaeil Ji, a bassit from South Korea, presents original compositions and great jazz tunes at his senior recital.
Admission: Free

Max McKellar: There and Back

Wednesday / November 28, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Max McKellar, an electric bass principal and performance major at Berklee College of Music, will perform a collection of arrangements and original compositions for his senior recital. 
Admission: Free

Juan David Peña Polania's Senior Recital

Wednesday / November 28, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his senior recital, Colombian bass player Juan David Peña Polania presents funk, rock, and pop music. Come enjoy covers and original compositions.
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

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

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

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
Jack Schwenke presents his jazz quintet in a special concert featuring a hybrid of instrumental and vocal jazz compositions.
Admission: Free

Stefano Battaglia Band

Wednesday / October 17, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist Stefano Battaglia and his band will perform original jazz compositions.
Admission: Free

Nikos Chatzitsakos Sextet

Wednesday / October 17, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Nikos Chatzitsakos Sextet will perform compositions in the jazz idiom by Duke Pearson, Sam Rivers, John Hicks, Wayne Shorter, and Wynton Marsalis.
Admission: Free

Ethan Jodziewicz Clinic

Wednesday / October 17, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Ethan Jodziewicz is considered one of the new titans of the double bass. Classically trained and focused on jazz, he has emerged as a bright new talent in the bluegrass/newgrass scene.
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

Han Beyli Group with Special Guests

Monday / October 1, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Han Beyli is a bass player, singer, and composer whose music seamlessly glides across ethnic, jazz, world, and R&B sounds, connected by intricate rhythms and beautiful improvisation.
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

Naty Hernandez: Esas Flores

Thursday / September 27, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
A native of Medellín, Colombia, Naty Hernandez is singer-songwriter, guitarist, and acoustic and electric bassist. Her music merges the rhythms of the Andean mountains with pop. 
Admission: Free

An Afternoon with Muffins, Featuring Haezy Choi

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

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

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

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