Events

Yohei Kambe: Henken’s Habit

Tuesday / December 10, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Yohei Kambe and his jam band play funk and jazz music.
Admission: Free

Soojin Park: Me

Friday / December 13, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer Soojin Park and friends perform a set of their arrangements in pop and jazz styles.
Admission: Free

Berklee Marimba Concert

Monday / December 16, 2019 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Students enrolled in Marimba Ensembles 2 and 3, Marimba in Mixed Chamber Music Ensemble, and Marimba Transcriptions and Repertoire Lab perform a wide variety of music they have prepared throughout the semester. The performances are directed by Nancy Zeltsman.
Admission: Free

Frank Giampietro’s Senior Recital

Monday / December 16, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer Frank Giampietro presents a night of rock, funk, and jazz fusion, featuring incredible musicians with whom he has had the pleasure of working throughout his time at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Ricky Matute: Llegó El Sabor

Thursday / January 30, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Colombian percussionist Ricky Matute presents a set of original music and contemporary arrangements of Colombian tunes mixed with jazz, powerful rhythms, and sabor.
Admission: Free

Boba: Intersection

Wednesday / February 12, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Four global jazz visionaries from different parts of the world gather to present originals inspired by their own cultures—and the big melting pot that is Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Misakibeat 2020

Thursday / February 13, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In Misakibeat, drum set principal Misaki Nakamichi embarks on a journey that reflects her life experience in a musical context.
Admission: Free

The Broadway Band: Acoustical Theater

Wednesday / February 26, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For its second show at Berklee College of Music, the Broadway Band has arranged well-known musical theater songs for an all-acoustic band. The show will be fun and intimate, featuring beautiful arrangements and amazing vocalists.
Admission: Free

Yuval Cohen: UV Quintet

Thursday / March 5, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Yuval Cohen presents his jazz quintet.
Admission: Free

Marko Djordjevic Interactive Concert

Tuesday / March 10, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For this event, drummer Marko Djordjevic will perform original music and engage in a discussion about music, art, life, and our place in the world.
Admission: Free

Milosz Berdzik: Time Warping

Tuesday / March 10, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For the first time ever, Milosz Berdzik presents original music influenced by genres such as modern jazz, experimental, electronic, hip-hop, and breakbeat.
Admission: Free

Thomas Debelian’s Senior Recital

Monday / March 23, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Norwegian percussionist Thomas Debelian performs originals and covers from all over the world, combining Brazilian, Norwegian, Middle Eastern and Afro-Cuban music styles.
Admission: Free

Julian Pahor's Recital

Wednesday / March 25, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Julian Pahor performs a set consisting of original songs showcasing his journey at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Amörset

Friday / March 27, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In their final recital at Berklee College of Music, Axl Colt and Ryan Clure perform as Amörset, playing a mixture of rock and reggaetón.
Admission: Free

Zhuoyuntong (Amy) Wu’s Senior Recital

Monday / April 6, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Zhuoyuntong (Amy) Wu, dual majoring in marimba performance and music business/management at Berklee College of Music, presents her senior recital, featuring contemporary marimba music.
Admission: Free

Max Meizlish’s Senior Recital

Friday / April 17, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Drummer Max Meizlish performs five mini sets with various groups from Berklee College of Music. From restaurant jazz to explosive alternative rock, this recital showcases his versatility on the drums.
Admission: Free

José Arturo Flores: El Extranjero

Friday / May 1, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
After touring Africa, Europe, and the Americas, José Arturo Flores presents a collection of songs inspired by the styles and experiences of his journey thus far.
Admission: Free

Berklee Marimba Concert

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Students perform small ensemble works in a variety of styles centering on mallet percussion instruments.
Admission: Free

Leah Bluestein’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / May 5, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Rock drummer Leah Bluestein performs a set of originals and covers with her band Groundlift. Bring earplugs.
Admission: Free

Manfredi Caputo’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / May 5, 2020 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Manfredi Caputo and his band present a combination of salsa and folkloric rhythm from the Caribbean Islands.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

John’s Funk House

Monday / December 2, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Italian drummer Steven Viol presents tasty grooves and spicy solos with the R&B/Funk Ensemble, led by Berklee College of Music ear training professor John Funkhouser.
Admission: Free

Qingyao Cui: Bamboo Tree

Friday / November 15, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bamboo Tree, an electronic music duo led by drum set principal Qingyao Cui, presents organic electronic music.
Admission: Free

Yuta Fukuhara and Friends

Wednesday / November 13, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer and composer Yuta Fukuhara presents a set of original compositions and arrangements of covers in jazz styles.
Admission: Free

CoyotL Records

Tuesday / November 12, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Mixing Spanish warmth with American hip-hop and pop production techniques, MarkL and his band express themselves through melodic lines that resemble R&B with a flamenco flavor.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Linan Li: Plan No. 1,197

Tuesday / November 12, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds. Linan Li and his band perform original songs with electronic elements.
Admission: Free

Jamey Haddad Workshop

Friday / November 8, 2019 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Jamey Haddad presents a clinic performance in which he will be featured on drum set and hand percussion. Illustrating practical applications of South Indian rhythms and musical systems, Haddad will be joined by a trio, including bass and piano.
Admission: Free

Sebastián Soto’s Senior Recital

Monday / November 4, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Mexican drummer Sebastián Soto performs jazz, featuring arrangements and originals, that inspired him throughout his time at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Leumas Acoustic Band

Wednesday / October 30, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vibraphone player Samuel Cerra presents a set of original funk and fusion tunes inspired by the culture and music of Leumas Acoustic Band members.
Admission: Free

Cerra and Walia Collective Presents Uzeb

Wednesday / October 30, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Italian vibraphonist Samuel Cerra joins one of his best friends, guitarist Pritesh Walia, in a tribute to Uzeb.
Admission: Free

The Prelati Project

Monday / October 28, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In a collaborative effort between outstanding musicians from around the globe, composer Vittoria Prelati presents an hour of original songs.
Admission: Free

Indiana Heights

Thursday / October 24, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Indiana Heights, a five-piece, progressive rock/fusion group based in Boston, Massachusetts, combines the styles of Steely Dan, Billy Joel, and the Beatles into a nostalgic yet unique sound.
Admission: Free

Giorgio Albanese Group

Tuesday / October 22, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
With performances that alternate between original compositions and reinterpretations of jazz standards, the Giorgio Albanese Group seeks to explore sounds and utilize them within the timbral alchemy of contemporary jazz.
Admission: Free

Hyunjik Lee

Friday / October 18, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Hyunjik Lee presents Latin and standard jazz tunes with his band.
Admission: Free

Zach Danziger: Drum Set Clinic 4

Thursday / October 3, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Zach Danziger, Avedis Zildjian 2019 Artist in Residence, presents the fourth of four drum set clinics.
Admission: Free

Zach Danziger: Drum Set Clinic 3

Thursday / October 3, 2019 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Zach Danziger, Avedis Zildjian 2019 Artist in Residence, presents the third of four drum set clinics.
Admission: Free

Zach Danziger: Drum Set Clinic 2

Wednesday / October 2, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Zach Danziger, Avedis Zildjian 2019 Artist in Residence, presents the second of four drum set clinics.
Admission: Free

Zach Danziger: Drum Set Clinic 1

Wednesday / October 2, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Zach Danziger, Avedis Zildjian 2019 Artist in Residence, presents the first of four drum set clinics.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Musical Practicing: Developing Drum Set Techniques

Tuesday / October 1, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Using original drum set compositions, Henrique De Almeida takes students on a musical journey that includes polyrhythms, Moeller technique, jazz coordination, and jazz fusion double-pedal integrations.
Admission: Free

Marcus Prince and Family Live

Monday / September 30, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Steel pan principal Marcus Prince presents an evening in which joy, love, peace, and gratitude will be portrayed through covers, arrangements, and originals of friends, family, and people he admires.
Admission: Free

Christian Koomey and INVI

Wednesday / September 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Christian Koomey presents an evening of high-energy metal, over-the-top playing, and fusion elements—with help from his band INVI.
Admission: Free

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