Vocalist Rebecca Shrimpton and pianist Herman Weiss celebrate the uniquely American confluence of classical music with jazz, blues, and other popular art forms. Featuring songs by Florence Price, William Bolcom, Paul Bowles, and Charles Ives, including his epic masterpiece “General William Booth Enters Into Heaven,” plus original arrangements of classically influenced “tone poems” by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.
Spearheaded by Mina Cho, the director of the group, the Gugak Jazz Society blends Korean traditional music with jazz. The group will perform selections from the newly released CD, Samulnori Fantasy: Seasons, which tells a modern Korean musical narrative.
Chinese Traditional Music Club proudly presents an enchanting recital in David Friend Hall on Monday, October 2. Through our musical contributions, we aim to enrich the diverse music scene at Berklee College of Music while celebrating the enduring beauty and universal themes that resonate with audiences worldwide.