Events

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra

Monday / April 10, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra (BCJO) plays the works of the best student jazz composers with an ensemble of the finest jazz performers on campus. 
Admission: Free

Chord Scale Madness

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Jackson Schultz, professor in the Jazz Composition Department at Berklee, leads this jazz band with music chosen from a competition of student composers and arrangers. 
Admission: Free

The Big Finale with Andrew DeNicola

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Over the past four years, saxophonist Andrew DeNicola has slowly been building his craft as not only a multi-instrumentalist, but also as a composer/arranger capable of doing many styles and varieties, all in the jazz tradition. 
Admission: Free

Ricardo Borsatto's Jazz Composition Recital

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Ricardo Borsatto presents original music that blends the Brazilian music language with the jazz language he acquired at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Best of Jazz Composition Spring 2017

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Each semester, the Jazz Composition Department presents a concert by some of the finest jazz composition students at Berklee. 
Admission: Free

Franklin Rankin's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his jazz composition portfolio, guitarist Franklin Rankin presents original compositions and arrangements in jazz-related genres.
Admission: Free

Terence Blanchard and His Ensembles in Concert

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Terence Blanchard is one of the world's leading jazz composers, film composers, and trumpeters. 
Admission: Free

Samuel Batista

Friday / April 21, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Panamanian saxophonist and composer Samuel Batista presents a series of compositions combining traditional Panamanian music, classical music, and jazz. 
Admission: Free

Berklee's Co-Op Big Band

Monday / April 24, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Jazz Composition Department presents a concert showcasing compositions and arrangements written by graduating seniors. 
Admission: Free

Seungri Choi

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist Seungri Choi presents her jazz composition portfolio. 
Admission: Free

Robert Allen's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his jazz composition portfolio, pianist Robert Allen presents a selection of songs and pieces he has written while at Berklee, some a little weird, others really weird.
Admission: Free

Andria Michael: Long Journey

Friday / April 28, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Andria Michael's senior recital features blues and jazz arrangements, as well as original compositions inspired by contemporary jazz elements.
Admission: Free

Alexander Anderson

Monday / May 1, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Alexander Anderson leads his senior recital with music arranged for a large jazz ensemble and a big band. 
Admission: Free

Max Mullowney: Leaving Home

Thursday / May 4, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Max Mullowney presents his jazz composition portfolio. 
Admission: Free

Trevor Mitoma's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Friday / May 5, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Pianist Trevor Mitoma showcases his first live presentation of arrangements performed by a small ensemble.
Admission: Free

Thales Correa's Senior Recital

Monday / May 8, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Thales Correa presents his jazz composition portfolio. 
Admission: Free

Gavin Smith's Senior Recital: Walla's Way

Monday / May 8, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Gavin Smith presents some of his original jazz compositions, joined by a number of talented musicians that he's gotten to know during his time at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Past Events

The David Friend Recital Hall

Write of Spring

Wednesday / February 22, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Write of Spring concert features compositions performed by a dynamic faculty, encompassing all realms of jazz. 
Admission: Free
The Berklee Recital Hall

Paola Pierce's Jazz Composition Recital

Friday / December 16, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Paola Pierce presents her works as a jazz composition student.
Admission: Free
The Red Room

Enrique Gómez: Morriña

Friday / December 16, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his jazz composition portfolio, bassist Enrique Gómez presents original compositions that range from jazz to Venezuelan, Spanish, and Galician-inspired pieces. 
Admission: Free

Tobias Meissl's Senior Recital with Guest Artist George Garzone

Monday / December 12, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vibraphonist and composer Tobias Meissl will present original music from his jazz composition portfolio, featuring several ensembles of different sizes as well as special guest George Garzone.
Admission: Free
The Red Room

Bruno Peterson: A World in a Seed

Monday / December 12, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his jazz composition portfolio, Bruno Peterson presents a concert of original works. 
Admission: Free

Omar Khalife's Senior Recital

Thursday / December 8, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his jazz composition portfolio, Omar Khalifé presents original compositions featuring a 10-piece band and small group. 
Admission: Free

Semi Kim's Senior Recital

Wednesday / December 7, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Semi Kim will present original compositions and arranged pieces in a big band set.
Admission: Free

Coop Big Band

Tuesday / December 6, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Coop Big Band features original compositions and arrangements by graduating seniors majoring in jazz composition. 
Admission: Free

Yoel Genin's Senior Recital Presents HAGO

Friday / December 2, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his jazz composition portfolio, guitarist and composer Yoel Genin will perform a blend of progressive metal and jazz/fusion elements, all with a Middle Eastern flavor. He will be accompanied by his group HAGO.
Admission: Free

Jiahui Ge: the JH Collective

Thursday / December 1, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In her senior recital, Jiahui Ge presents original jazz compositions and arrangements with a jazz orchestra.
Admission: Free

Best Of Jazz Composition Fall 2016

Wednesday / November 16, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Each semester, the Jazz Composition Department presents a concert of works by some of the finest jazz composition students at Berklee, performed by the Jazz Composition Ensemble, and directed by the student composers.
Admission: Free

Sahil Warsi: Conclusions and Departures

Friday / August 5, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Acoustic bassist and jazz composer Sahil Warsi presents an evening of original and arranged music featuring an all-star ensemble.  
Admission: Free

The Emily Bryan Exhibit: Meshes

Thursday / May 5, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vocalist, cellist, and composer Emily Bryan showcases her original compositions and arrangements that explore modern chamber jazz.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Cameron Bannick: Portraits of Mania

Thursday / May 5, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Join jazz composer Cameron Bannick to go through the spectrum of human emotion conveyed in his music.
Admission: Free
The Berklee Recital Hall

The Music of Tony Solis

Wednesday / May 4, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Tony Solis presents his jazz composition senior recital with music including pieces for big band and small ensemble.
Admission: Free
The Red Room

Lira Oh's Senior Recital

Wednesday / May 4, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Pianist and composer Lira Oh presents her jazz composition portfolio recital.
Admission: Free
The Berklee Recital Hall

Tom Scully's Recital

Tuesday / May 3, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist/composer Tom Scully and his small jazz ensemble present a night of modern sounds and jazz with original, eclectic compositions.
Admission: Free
The Berklee Recital Hall

David Ling: New Works for Jazz Orchestra

Tuesday / May 3, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Composer, arranger, and clarinetist David Ling presents an afternoon of exciting new music as part of his jazz composition graduation portfolio.
Admission: Free

Elvin Rodriguez's Senior Recital

Tuesday / May 3, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Elvin Rodriguez is a guitarist and composer from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In his senior recital, he presents original compositions in a large ensemble format.
Admission: Free

Giuseppe Campisi's Jazz Composition Senior Recital

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Bass player, composer, and arranger Giuseppe Campisi leads his last performance as a student at Berklee. He will present original jazz compositions in a variety of different ensembles including a 10-piece band and a sextet.
Admission: Free

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