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E.g., 2017-03-28

The Vlade Guigni Quintet: Closer to the End

Tuesday / April 18, 2017 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Vlade Guigni brings together his quintet, playing high-energy, active music and featuring a wide variety of styles within the context of jazz.

Admission: Free

The Big Finale with Andrew DeNicola

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Over the past four years, saxophonist Andrew DeNicola has slowly been building his craft as not only a multi-instrumentalist, but also as a composer/arranger capable of doing many styles and varieties, all in the jazz tradition. 

Admission: Free

Eldridge Vocal Master Class Performance

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 1:30 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Students from Peter Eldridge’s two vocal master classes perform new arrangements of old soul, pop trash, jazz classics, and original tunes developed in the class over the semester. 

Admission: Free

BGJI Forum Featuring Ben Street and George Garzone

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Ben Street and George Garzone. 

Admission: Free

Ricardo Borsatto's Jazz Composition Recital

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Ricardo Borsatto presents original music that blends the Brazilian music language with the jazz language he acquired at Berklee.

Admission: Free

Anggie Obin: Simplicity

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In her senior recital, Anggie Obin presents original compositions accompanied by a jazz band with a fusion of Latin music.

Admission: Free

Trevor Mooney

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Trevor and his band will perform original music, ranging from country to funk, with a focus on improvisation and the musical conversation.

Admission: Free

Myung Bum Seo: Bop of Berklee Outsider

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his solo piano concert, Myung Bum Seo will feature various jazz styles.

Admission: Free

Best of Jazz Composition Spring 2017

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Each semester, the Jazz Composition Department presents a concert by some of the finest jazz composition students at Berklee. 

Admission: Free

Alan Lee's illustration of J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional valley of "Helm's Deep"

The Lord of the Rings Symphony

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Symphony Hall, Boston

301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Composer and Berklee alumnus Howard Shore ’69, ‘08H created his epic The Lord of the Rings Symphony in six movements to express J. R. R. Tolkien's books and Peter Jackson's films as an immense symphonic work. The Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, featuring top Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee musicians and vocalists, will perform this monumental work at Boston’s Symphony Hall.

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Marc Scibilia

Marc Scibilia / Corey Harper / Brad Ray

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The sounds and styles of the 11 songs on Marc Scibilia’s debut album, Out of Style, span a broad spectrum, drawing on folk, pop, and rock along the way. Corey Harper’s blend of acoustic folk/Americana, country, and blues builds upon the storied singer-songwriter's past and present. Rome, Georgia, native Brad Ray began playing guitar at the age of 12.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Pitch Slapped: Album Release Concert

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Pitch Slapped is releasing its second full-length studio album on April 20. This album release concert will be the group's debut performance of this album and will feature guest performances by fellow Berklee a cappella group Upper Structure and Northeastern University's Nor'easters.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Howard Shore Clinic

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 11:00 a.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Legendary film and concert music composer Howard Shore ’69 will speak about his music and career.

Admission: Free

J.D. Banks' Senior Recital

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his senior recital, guitarist J.D. Banks presents a collection of tunes played with love.

Admission: Free

Iñigo Mantecon: Our Place in Space

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Iñigo Mantecon will experiment with modern jazz, popular music, effects, el feo, and some aspects of electronic music written during his time at Berklee.  

Admission: Free

Franklin Rankin's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his jazz composition portfolio, guitarist Franklin Rankin presents original compositions and arrangements in jazz-related genres.

Admission: Free

Yun Hwangbo's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Yun Hwangbo presents her senior recital. 

Admission: Free

Terence Blanchard and His Ensembles in Concert

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Terence Blanchard is one of the world's leading jazz composers, film composers, and trumpeters. 

Admission: Free

Divas Latinas

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Divas Latinas show is a tribute to the most influential pop and pop-rock female Hispanic singers that have made a great impact in Latin America.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Samuel Batista

Friday / April 21, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Panamanian saxophonist and composer Samuel Batista presents a series of compositions combining traditional Panamanian music, classical music, and jazz. 

Admission: Free

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