Events

Solomon Alber and Wilfie Williams Quartet

Monday / February 26, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Solomon Alber and Wilfie Williams Quartet present the music of Mulgrew Miller, Kenny Garrett, Joanne Brackeen, and others. The lineup features tenor saxophone, piano, bass, and drums.
Admission: Free

Kevin Ponce: The 36 Band

Monday / February 26, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Kevin Ponce presents a fresh merger of pop hits from artists such as Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande, and Amy Winehouse with a 1940s-style big band. The show will feature some of Berklee’s best singers and a 36-piece band.
Admission: Free

Soojung Lee Quartet

Friday / March 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Alto saxophonist Soojung Lee presents music by her favorite musicians, as well as original compositions, in a quartet setting.  
Admission: Free

Emery Mesich Quartet

Wednesday / March 7, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Emery Mesich presents a collection of original compositions. 
Admission: Free

Nozomi Mizuno: A Lot of Hope

Monday / March 12, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Nozomi Mizuno will perform funk and original compositions with her jam session band.
Admission: Free

Sam and the Spearheaders

Friday / March 16, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist and jazz composer Sam Spear will share her latest works for five-horn jazz combo.
Admission: Free

Lorren Chiodo

Tuesday / March 27, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist, vocalist, and composer Lorren Chiodo will showcase her latest original works, blending neo-soul and contemporary R&B styles with saxophone FX and electronic elements.
Admission: Free

Clarinets and Friends: Berklee Clarinet Choir

Monday / April 2, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy faculty compositions and world premieres of music for clarinet choir along with a faculty performance of chamber music by Beethoven. The performance also features the music of Berklee composers Allen LeVines and Arnold Friedman.
Admission: Free

Stubbs Plays Blue Bossa for an Hour

Friday / April 6, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Clarinetist Matt Stubbs, a.k.a. Stubbs, presents his senior recital.
Admission: Free

Jake Hirsch: High Octane

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jake Hirsch presents an hour of intense, melt-your-face-off music, blending progressive metal, jazz, and Middle Eastern music.
Admission: Free

Joseph Melnicove's Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 17, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Joseph Melnicove will present original music, as well as some of his favorite classic jazz tunes. He will display the flute as a leading instrument, and his unique voice as a performer.
Admission: Free

Yonatan Guedj's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 18, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Accompanied by his quartet, saxophonist Yonatan Guedj will feature modern and contemporary jazz and world music, as well as original compositions, in his senior recital 
Admission: Free

Anton Leaves Berklee

Thursday / April 19, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Anton Derevyanko presents various ideas in the form of a musical group performing original compositions—some his own and some by other members.
Admission: Free

Spring Flutes, Winds, and Piano

Thursday / April 19, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy a lively and varied program of music from around the world featuring the Berklee Flute Choir and the Spring Winds and Piano Ensemble, led by faculty member Wendy Rolfe.
Admission: Free

Nathan See's Senior Recital

Tuesday / May 1, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Nathan See presents his senior recital. 
Admission: Free

Tomoki Sanders: Unity

Tuesday / May 1, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
In his first (and last) performance at Berklee as a leader, Tomoki Sanders presents jazz standards, original compositions (jazz, R&B, and vaporwave), and mashups featuring two groups: a jazz quintet and a hip-hop/R&B group. 
Admission: Free

Kyle Zimmerman

Tuesday / May 8, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Kyle Zimmerman presents original compositions and jazz standards with some of his favorite musicians.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Zachary Gilbert Quartet: Roots in South Carolina

Friday / February 16, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his first recital as a leader, jazz musician and composer Zachary Gilbert plays original music and the music of his favorite composers in a quartet setting.
Admission: Free

Davis Feeley Quartet

Monday / February 12, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Davis Feeley Quartet presents an afternoon of original jazz(ish) tunes.
Admission: Free

Jack 'the Sax' Davies Presents Confu$ion

Thursday / February 8, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Confu$ion is a jazz/hip-hop fusion band founded by British saxophonist Jack "the Sax" Davies.
Admission: Free

Avi Rafaelov 4-7tet

Wednesday / February 7, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Avi Rafaelov presents a collection of original compositions. 
Admission: Free

Ognjen Gotovcevic R&B Project

Tuesday / February 6, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Ognjen Gotovcevic presents modern jazz with R&B and neo-soul influences, featuring original music composed during his first year at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Claudia Medina Latin Jazz Band

Tuesday / January 30, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Founded by Peruvian saxophonist Claudia Medina, the Claudia Medina Latin Jazz Band features songs with rhythms from South America and arrangements that pay tribute to Latin American roots.
Admission: Free

Xiang Gu: Quiet Afternoon of Quiet Me

Tuesday / December 12, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, saxophonist Xiang Gu presents a cocktail of ballads and bossa nova.
Admission: Free

The Music of Jamichael Frazier

Monday / November 20, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Joined by a rhythm section, flautist Jamichael Frazier presents an intimate performance of jazz/fusion, neo-soul, and folk originals and covers.
Admission: Free

Autumn Flutes, Winds, and Piano

Tuesday / November 14, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy a lively and varied program of music from around the world, featuring the Berklee Flute Choir and the Autumn Winds and Piano Ensemble, led by Woodwind Department professor Wendy Rolfe.
Admission: Free

Amber Flute Quartet

Thursday / November 9, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Join us for a clinic and performance with the Amber Flute Quartet, founded by quartet leader Ilona Kudiņa in 2008 as a vehicle for showcasing music for flute by Baltic composers.
Admission: Free

Diego Ramos

Wednesday / November 8, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vocalist Diego Ramos delivers his debut performance and senior showcase. R&B covers from artists such as Bruno Mars, Allen Stone, Adele, Bernhoft, and others will be performed.
Admission: Free

Çay Party VI

Monday / November 6, 2017 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Çay Party presents a showcase of organic world fusion and Turkish music. 
Admission: Free

Eric Nakanishi Group

Wednesday / November 1, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Eric Nakanishi Group presents original compositions and a selection of tunes by Nakanishi's favorite jazz artists.
Admission: Free

Soojung Lee

Tuesday / October 31, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Soojung Lee is an alto saxophone player who will present jazz standards she has arranged, as well as original compositions. She will be accompanied by Jimin Park on piano, Bruce Kang on bass, and Taehyun Kim on drums.
Admission: Free

19th Annual Berklee Octoboefest

Monday / October 30, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The annual display of double reeds in unique ensembles, both musical and stylistic, has become a Berklee tradition.
Admission: Free

The Joseph Melnicove Quintet

Monday / October 30, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Joseph Melnicove and his band will play a variety of original tunes and covers, straddling the fine line between jazz and avant-garde.
Admission: Free

Laura Agudelo Cuartas

Monday / October 23, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In her first performance at Berklee, Laura Agudelo Cuartas showcases her original compositions and arrangements, a mixture of jazz, Latin music, and mucho sabor.
Admission: Free

Women in Jazz Collective Concert

Friday / October 20, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Women in Jazz Collective is a new student club at Berklee College of Music with the mission of empowering female musicians, composers, and business people in the jazz community. 
Admission: Free

Nadav Ben-Ozer: Blowin' in the Winds

Friday / October 13, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Israeli saxophonist and composer Nadav Ben-Ozer and his band perform a set of original jazz compositions and arrangements of favorite ethno-jazz and Israeli folk songs.
Admission: Free

Lorren Chiodo: The Studio Sessions

Thursday / October 12, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist and vocalist Lorren Chiodo presents the Studio Sessions: LIVE, a culmination of original compositions and arrangements of covers in a soul/R&B style.
Admission: Free

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