Events

Berklee Marimba Concert

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Students enrolled in Berklee Marimba Ensembles I, II, and III; Marimba in Mixed Chamber Ensembles; and Marimba Transcriptions & Repertoire Lab will perform a wide variety of music, featuring marimba, vibraphone, other percussion, and other instruments.
Admission: Free

Lucas Amorim’s Final Recital

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Lucas Amorim will present a series of improvised jazz, Latin, and bossa nova standards with his group.
Admission: Free

Pedro Sanjur Project

Wednesday / December 19, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Percussionist Pedro Sanjur performs a combination of old and new salsa music.
Admission: Free

Paramore Ensemble

Tuesday / January 22, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Paramore Ensemble performs Riot!, Paramore’s 2007 album, in its entirety.
Admission: Free

Axl Colt

Monday / February 4, 2019 / 5:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
A Mexican rock drummer in his second year at Berklee, Axl Colt gives an energetic show with pop punk roots merged with their Latin origins, performing original songs in Spanglish.
Admission: Free

Starman: A Tribute to David Bowie

Monday / February 4, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Drum set principal Luke Appleton-Webster and his band celebrate the music of the late David Bowie with selections from his influential and wide-ranging career.
Admission: Free

Matteo Salvatori Quintet

Wednesday / February 6, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Matteo Salvatori Quintet performs a set of original songs and covers, combining modern pop and rock with a vintage flavor.
Admission: Free

Milo

Wednesday / February 6, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer Milo, a.k.a. Milosz Berdzik, and his band present a unique blend of hip-hop, electronic, and modern jazz.
Admission: Free

Ilya Blazh Quintet

Thursday / February 7, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Ilya Blazh presents original compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

MarkL: Tandem

Thursday / February 14, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Singer, rapper, and composer MarkL presents Tandem, his debut album of Latin urban music. Produced by Ciervo, the album takes Spanish urban music to new and exciting places.
Admission: Free

Chris Shemwell

Monday / February 25, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Taking influences from R&B, jazz, hip-hip, and neo-soul, electronic production and design major Chris Shemwell leads an electronic jazz quartet with a very unique approach to its original and instrumental music.
Admission: Free

Aman Jagwani

Friday / March 1, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Aman Jagwani will present an array of original music and arrangements that display his influences and experiences in India and Boston. The style will be jazz, along with the fusion of different grooves and cultures to create varying improvisational contexts.
Admission: Free

Indiana Heights

Friday / March 8, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Indiana Heights is a rock band that merges funk and jazz into their genre. Using influences from Steely Dan, Billy Joel, The Beatles, and more, Indiana Heights captures a familiar yet original sound.
Admission: free

Poppa Ban: NY Based

Monday / March 11, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Poppa Ban presents NY Based, a new hip-hop experience with no band—just the artist, the DJ, and the people. The performance will feature songs from Poppa’s EP, other originals, and covers.
Admission: Free

c_pet: Electrocussion, Part 2

Tuesday / March 12, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Chris Petty presents his solo electronic project, c_pet. This recital will feature original music utilizing a wide array of instruments, including drum set, Ableton Live with Push, malletKat, a modular synthesizer, and hand percussion.
Admission: Free

Vlade Guigni Band: Inner Searching

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Vlade Guigni and his band keep searching for new ideas to present in a contemporary jazz concept.
Admission: Free

Danylo Dmyterko’s Senior Recital

Monday / April 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Drummer Danylo Dmyterko will showcase original compositions, as well as favorite fusion tunes from artists such as Chick Corea.
Admission: Free

Rosina Scampino’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 24, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer Rosina Scampino presents her senior recital.
Admission: Free

Jihyung Hong’s Senior Recital

Monday / April 29, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his senior recital, drummer Jihyung Hong presents original compositions and jazz standards.
Admission: Free

Yusuf Roshd Presents Organized Chaos

Monday / April 29, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
For his senior recital and grand finale at Berklee College of Music, Yusuf Roshd and his cohorts perform an intense program of fusion jazz, rock, and a few surprises.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

Groovich Senior Recital

Friday / December 14, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Israeli drummer and composer Eyal Gurvich will present his music for the last time at Berklee College of Music. Inspired by jazz and fusion in his native Israel, he creates music that combines melodic writing with a fresh harmonic approach—both acoustic and electric.
Admission: Free

Giovanni Fortunato's Senior Recital

Monday / December 10, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Italian drummer and multi-instrumentalist Giovanni Fortunato presents a set of originals and arrangements in styles of fusion, progressive rock, modern jazz, and ambient music in a trio setting. 
Admission: Free

Sebastian Hamzeh’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / December 5, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Drummer Sebastian Hamzeh will perform original jazz compositions and arrangements with his band in a fun and dynamic afternoon of music.
Admission: Free

Chi-Lung Hsieh: The Journey

Friday / November 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Chi-Lung Hsieh and his band will present standards, arrangements, and music from his favorite musicians.
Admission: Free

Cabeto’s Senior Recital: Trio and Quintet

Thursday / November 29, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, drum set principal Carlos Herrand Pou, a.k.a. Cabeto, will present two sets of music: the first with his standards trio and the second with his new quintet, exploring music from a different perspective.
Admission: Free

Marshall Kummer's Shenanigrins

Thursday / November 29, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
For his senior recital, Marshall Kummer presents funk, jazz, fusion, and R&B.
Admission: Free

Cole Insko Senior Recital

Wednesday / November 28, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Cole Insko and his group will present a lively night of jazz and funk for his senior recital.
Admission: Free

Hugo Avendaño’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / November 27, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Drummer Hugo Avendaño will hold his senior performance at Berklee College of Music in the company of his band and best friends. The recital will mix pop (music of Taller Than Trees), soul, and R&B.
Admission: Free

JJ Production: Moving with Music Emotions

Monday / November 26, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
JJ Production is a team of musicians that gets together to rearrange music and play original music that it produced for artists in the Caribbean. The group is inspired by all types of genres, including pop, R&B, hip-hop, and soca.
Admission: Free

Vishnu Reddy’s Senior Recital, Featuring Dapper Duck

Monday / November 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer Vishnu Reddy and his band Dapper Duck twist the fabric of space and time to bring you a single hour of original progressive madness.
Admission: Free

Oscar Quilca Barcelli: Time to Say Goodbye ...

Thursday / November 15, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Drummer Oscar Quilca Barcelli presents a mixture of styles from jazz, samba, and Afro-Peruvian music. This recital will feature original compositions and arrangements of traditional songs from Peru.
Admission: Free

Jihyung Hong

Friday / November 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer and composer Jihyung Hong presents original compositions in the jazz and fusion genres.
Admission: Free

Ethan Leff’s Senior Recital

Friday / November 2, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Drummer Ethan Leff performs a set of tunes spanning multiple genres, featuring the music of Steely Dan and other great artists.
Admission: Free

Sunny Lai Presents Biiru

Thursday / November 1, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Biiru, featuring drummer Sunny Lai, performs a set of original music. Formed in summer 2017, Biiru is an instrumental duo with math rock influences.
Admission: Free

Henrique De Almeida and John Ramsay: Extensions from the Teachings of Alan Dawson

Thursday / November 1, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Berklee College of Music professors Henrique De Almeida and John Ramsay present a drum set clinic, expanding on the teachings of legendary jazz master teacher Alan Dawson.
Admission: Free

Aman Jagwani

Wednesday / October 31, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Aman Jagwani will present an array of original music and arrangements that display his influences and experiences in India and Boston. The style will be jazz, along with the fusion of different grooves and cultures to create varying improvisational contexts.
Admission: Free

C_Pet: Electrocussion

Monday / October 29, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his first solo performance, Chris Petty debuts his project C_Pet. The recital features original compositions and arrangements of covers ranging in style from electronic to jazz.
Admission: Free

Esen-Banar Duo

Friday / October 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Berker Banar presents an evening of free, improvised music.
Admission: Free

Rosina Scampino: Slippers

Thursday / October 25, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Slippers is a trio featuring Eric Nakanishi on alto saxophone, Tyler Wagner on bass, and Rosina Scampino on drums. It plays original compositions, arrangements, and standards.
Admission: Free

Kevin Gao Quintet

Wednesday / October 24, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his first recital, drummer Kevin Gao and his quintet will perform traditional and modern jazz tunes written by composers such as Michael Brecker, Chris Potter, and Ornette Coleman.
Admission: Free

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