Events

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

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

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

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

Jack Schwenke Quintet: Tribute to Clifford Brown and Max Roach

Tuesday / July 10, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist Jack Schwenke presents a set of 1950s hard-bop classics by legends Clifford Brown and Max Roach. His quintet features trumpet and tenor sax, along with a piano trio rhythm section.
Admission: Free

Fernando Firmino Trio

Monday / July 16, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Composer and bassist Fernando Firmino combines jazz and electronic music in an exciting performance for trio.
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

Philip Chuah's Senior Recital

Tuesday / August 7, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, 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

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

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

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

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

Past Events

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

John David Short Farewell Concert

Tuesday / March 27, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Composer and songwriter John David Short embarks on his final musical journey in the mellifluous halls of Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Natalia Hernandez Morales: Nativa

Tuesday / March 13, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Nativa is a sonic journey that merges the rhythms from the Andean mountains in Colombia with pop and world music.
Admission: Free

Fernando Firmino Trio

Monday / March 12, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his third recital at Berklee as a bandleader, Fernando Firmino will present his latest composition for trio.
Admission: Free

Nikos Chatzitsakos

Monday / March 12, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Nikos Chatzitsakos and his group will perform arrangements of jazz standards and original music in swing, bebop, and post-bebop.
Admission: Free

Laura Sekarputri: First and Final

Tuesday / March 6, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In her first and final recital, Laura Sekarputri and her band will play a variety of original songs and covers of pop, jazz fusion, and contemporary classical music.
Admission: Free

Shimon Gambourg: 23

Monday / March 5, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Composer and producer Shimon Gambourg presents new compositions. The jazz bassist will be introducing synthesizers into his quartet's acoustic sound.
Admission: Free

Alec Graham and the BackBay five

Friday / March 2, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist Alec Graham presents a set of original music with arrangements of jazz standards.
Admission: Free

Daniel Morris: D Mo's Family Reunion

Thursday / March 1, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Since 2003, D Mo's Family Reunion, led by Bass Department professor Daniel Morris, has featured current Berklee students and faculty who have a passion for playing, jamming, and celebrating life through music.
Admission: Free

Kaeli Earle

Thursday / March 1, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bassist/vocalist Kaeli Earle will showcase her sometimes cutting, sometimes sweet, original jazz/rock/soul music. 
Admission: Free

Tyler Wagner Quintet and Friends

Monday / February 26, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Adding to his previous configuration, Tyler Wagner expands his ensemble to interpret music of Midwestern indie and folk artists into a jazz context.
Admission: Free

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