Events

CHANTaSONIC

Monday / June 11, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Sergio Bellotti, a professor in the Percussion Department at Berklee College of Music, presents CHANTaSONIC, a groove-centered and dynamically fueled duo that explores the art of chanting through uncensored grooves, soulful melodies, and improvisations featuring Wes Wirth on bass, guitar, loops, and vocals.
Admission: Free

Matteo Salvatori: Nuanda

Monday / June 11, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Led by guitarist Matteo Salvatori, Nuanda will present a set of pop and EDM covers, along with original compositions.
Admission: Free

Ilya Blazh

Tuesday / June 26, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Ilya Blazh presents contemporary jazz, featuring original music and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Sergio Duran: My Life Electric

Wednesday / June 27, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Sergio Duran presents an acoustic showcase of European electronic music from the late 1990s.
Admission: Free

Axl Colt

Monday / July 9, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Axl Colt presents a fun, high-energy, one-man-band rock show, using projectors on stage.
Admission: Free

Vlade Guigni: My Favorite Three

Tuesday / July 10, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vlade Guigni, a master's student at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, returns to piano trio explorations, revisiting the past with a touch of the present while looking into the future.
Admission: Free

Carlos Herrand Pou: Standards Trio, Vol. 4

Wednesday / July 11, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Carlos Herrand Pou presents Standards Trio, Vol. 4.
Admission: Free

Soojin Park

Wednesday / July 18, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Soojin Park and his band present standard and contemporary jazz tunes that fit perfectly with the summer weather.
Admission: Free

Willis Edmundson: Bird Lite

Thursday / July 19, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Bird Lite, led by Jan Esbra and Artie Sadtler, is an improvisational band that borrows from elements of jazz, rock, and electronic music.
Admission: Free

Jihyung Hong: ΙΧΘΥΣ

Friday / July 20, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jihyung Hong and the band PHD present hymns in various styles, including jazz, fusion, and Latin.
Admission: Free

I'll Take You There: A Tribute to Stax and Memphis Soul

Monday / July 30, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Drum set principal Luke Appleton-Webster and his band pay tribute to the legendary Memphis, Tennessee, soul sounds of Stax Records and Hi Records. Artists covered include Otis Redding, Al Green, Booker T & the MGs, the Staple Singers, and Sam & Dave.
Admission: Free

Julian Gutbrod's Senior Recital

Tuesday / July 31, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Julian Gutbrod presents his senior recital.
Admission: Free

João Petrus’s Senior Recital

Monday / August 6, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
João Petrus is a vibist, percussionist, and jazz composer. His senior recital will showcase four years of work improving his knowledge in the language of jazz as an improviser and composer. 
Admission: Free

Axl Colt

Friday / September 21, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Through projectors, trampolines, and ukulele in a rock context, Axl Colt is an attempt to be the first rock band with only one member.
Admission: Free

Harun Bonnett: Harun the Mastermind

Tuesday / September 25, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Drum set principal Harun Bonnett presents a concert showcasing arrangements and original compositions.
Admission: Free

Ilya Blazh Quintet

Monday / October 1, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Ilya Blazh and his quintet present contemporary jazz, featuring original music and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Luke Appleton-Webster: Louder Than Words—A Tribute to Pink Floyd

Monday / October 1, 2018 / 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 Pink Floyd with selections from albums such as Animals, Wish You Were Here, The Wall, and The Dark Side of the Moon.
Admission: Free

King Kemet: New Light

Wednesday / October 3, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
King Kemet and his band present arrangements of music from the 2000s.
Admission: Free

Andrea Bertesi's Banshee

Wednesday / October 3, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Banshee is a contemporary jazz trio that performs covers and arrangements of jazz tunes composed by authors such as Avishai Cohen, Shai Maestro, Ari Hoenig, Tigran Hamasyan, and Radiohead. Its mission is to explore the art of the trio in a modern perspective. 
Admission: Free

Jon Wollenberger: Songs from My Childhood

Tuesday / October 9, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
This concert will feature a wide variety of songs and pieces that Jon Wollenberger grew up on. These will be from a wide variety of styles, interpreted in a contemporary jazz context.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

Medimanian: Adi Malka's Senior Recital

Thursday / May 10, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Adi Malka and his band will perform original tunes and arrangements of jazz, rock/fusion, electronic, and hip-hop tunes.
Admission: Free

Brian Collins's Senior Recital

Monday / May 7, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer and percussionist Brian Collins presents an accompanied performance, showcasing roots in African rhythm over contemporary arrangements, along with his debut of original tunes. 
Admission: Free

Ian Molinaro-Thompson's Senior Recital

Monday / May 7, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, drum set principal Ian Molinaro-Thompson merges the music of New Orleans, Ghana, and 1950s and 1960s jazz into a comprehensive and exploratory journey through time, continent, and style.
Admission: Free

Berklee Marimba Concert

Monday / May 7, 2018 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Nancy Zeltsman, professor in the Percussion Department at Berklee College of Music, leads a program featuring Berklee students performing as the culmination of their work in various marimba courses this semester.
Admission: Free

Manuel Marxer's Senior Recital

Friday / May 4, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Manuel Marxer presents his senior recital. 
Admission: Free

Vid Jamnik's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Friday / May 4, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vibraphone player and composer Vid Jamnik presents a “mixed grill” of original music with his quartet and a side of horns, featuring septet, octet, and nonet settings.
Admission: Free

Taehyun Kim's Senior Recital: Just Like Before

Tuesday / April 24, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Taehyun Kim might be the youngest senior at Berklee College of Music. Hailing from South Korea, the 17-year-old drummer will present original compositions, arrangements, and music from his favorite musicians.
Admission: Free

Press Kampe Collective

Thursday / April 19, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
The Press Kampe Collective presents a blend of hip-hop, neo-soul, and funk fusion.
Admission: Free

Alberto Netto Clinic on Choro, Samba, Baião, and Bossa Nova

Thursday / April 19, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer Alberto Netto presents a clinic on the first popular Brazilian music styles, including choro, samba, baião, and bossa nova.
Admission: Free

Kevin Ray's Senior Recital and Concerto Premiere

Wednesday / April 18, 2018 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Marimbist/composer Kevin Ray will present his original concerto, for marimba/vibraphone and chamber ensemble.
Admission: Free

Jonathan Salas's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer Jonathan Salas presents his senior recital.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: The Evolution of Brazilian Rhythms by Chico Medori

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. In this interactive workshop, Chico Medori will explain the differences between various Brazilian rhythms, including samba, axé, olodum, and afoxé, among others.
Admission: Free

Marko Djordjevic Clinic

Tuesday / April 10, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Lauded as "one of the best drummers out there" by Lionel Loueke and "a true innovator" by Modern Drummer magazine, Marko Djordjevic will conduct a clinic and concert.
Admission: Free

Luke Appleton-Webster: It’s Good to Be King

Monday / April 9, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Luke Appleton-Webster, in his senior recital, celebrates the influences of popular artists such as the Beatles, Bob Marley, the Eagles, Michael Jackson, the Rolling Stones, and many others.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Zak Icaza

Monday / April 9, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Ecuadorian drummer Zak Icaza shares his vision through a unique mixture of genres. The recital features music that shaped his career from Latin jazz to electronic rock.
Admission: Free

Eviatar Slivnik: Time Flies

Thursday / April 5, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Join Eviatar Slivnik and his band for an hour of both improvised and prepared music. Time Flies attempts to create an interactive and engaging performance with the audience, as well as with the band members.
Admission: Free

Matt Chenery and the Brilliant Shadow

Tuesday / April 3, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Matt Chenery's senior recital will feature chill grooves and fusion featuring some vocals and all of his heart. 
Admission: Free

Berklee Marching Percussion Club

Friday / March 30, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Berklee Marching Percussion Club will offer a clinic and a short performance.
Admission: Free

Cem Pilevneli

Friday / March 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, Cem Pilevneli will perform electronic music and loops samples with acoustic drums.
Admission: Free

Felipe Aranha: What If ... ?

Friday / March 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Felipe Aranha presents funk arrangements and original compositions.
Admission: Free

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