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E.g., 2017-08-20
E.g., 2017-08-20

The Death of Simone Weil

Thursday / October 12, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Death of Simone Weil stands out in the jazz vocal tradition in terms of scale and ambition, with a depth and economy of expression that are worthy of the subject. 

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

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Takumi Kakimoto and His Friends

Thursday / October 12, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This is piano principal Takumi Kakimoto's fifth recital at Berklee as a jazz composition and performance major. 

Admission: Free

Paco de Lucía Band

Friday / October 13, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Paco de Lucía Band visits Berklee to offer a clinic on flamenco music and the late de Lucía’s repertoire.

Admission: Free

Yuichiro Tamagaki: A Tribute to Slide Hampton

Friday / October 13, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Trombonist Yuichiro Tamagaki will perform the music of legendary trombonist Slide Hampton with his octet.

Admission: Free

Daniel Gittler

Friday / October 13, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Daniel Gittler presents a collection of Broadway songs from his resume, as well as some additions and dream songs.

Admission: Free

Aaron Decker: I Can't Believe I Still Love Music This Much

Friday / October 13, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Aaron Decker presents a performance of compositions and arrangements.

Admission: Free

The Paco de Lucía Project Produced by Javier Limón

Friday / October 13, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Produced by 10-time Latin Grammy-winner Javier Limón, the Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the original band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist for the last 10 years of his illustrious career, including Antonio Sánchez on guitar, David de Jacoba on vocals, Alain Pérez on bass, Piraña on percussion, Antonio Serrano on harmonica, and flamenco dancer Farru. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30 / $37 / $48 / $58

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Johnny Clegg: The Final Journey

Saturday / October 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Nearly 40 years after he began performing, Johnny Clegg is embarking on his final world tour, titled the Final Journey. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.

Admission: $69/ $50/ $40/ $30

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A Conversation with Johnny Clegg

Sunday / October 15, 2017 / 11:00 a.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join World Music/CRASHarts for A Conversation with Johnny Clegg to hear firsthand accounts of his incredible life, his music, and his legacy.

Admission: $28

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CatVideoFest

Sunday / October 15, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The cats are back by popular demand. Enjoy a 75-minute romp through the internet’s finest cat videos, sharing in the delight of thousands of cat lovers worldwide.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 day of show

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Music Education Symposium

Monday / October 16, 2017 / 9:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The 2017 Music Education Symposium will feature guest speakers and opportunities for students and faculty to learn about using technology in settings with special-needs students.

Admission: Free

Berklee Music Education Fall 2017 Symposium—Special Learners in the Music Classroom

Monday / October 16, 2017 / 9:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Explore and create music with Adam Goldberg, and learn how to use iPads in music classrooms with students with special needs.

Admission: Free

Britani Washington: I Was Created for This

Monday / October 16, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Britani Washington is an R&B singer from San Francisco, California. She will be accompanied by her band, featuring arrangements by her sister Briana Washington. 

Admission: Free

Rachel DeeLynn Wood

Monday / October 16, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Rachel is a multi-instrumentalist with a background in piano, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and some banjo. 

Admission: Free

Naty Hernandez: Nativa

Monday / October 16, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Nativa is a sonic journey that merges the rhythms from the Andean mountains in Colombia with pop and world music sounds. 

Admission: Free

Joe Musella Group Performs Physical Graffiti

Monday / October 16, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Joe Musella Group performs the classic Led Zeppelin album Physical Graffiti.

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

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Harry Jay

Monday / October 16, 2017 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Harry Jay uses his unique blend of funk, hip-hop, and R&B, combining old-school influence and modern hip-hop, to bring generations of music fans together to boogie. 

Admission: Free

Harmony Department Jazz Orchestra

Tuesday / October 17, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The faculty of the Harmony Department at Berklee will present original compositions and arrangements for jazz orchestra.

Admission: Free

Guitar Night: Jazz and Blues

Tuesday / October 17, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Guitar Department faculty Tim Miller and Julien Kasper host the annual Guitar Night Jazz and Blues concert.

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

Cheyenne Prescott

Tuesday / October 17, 2017 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

With performances in voiceovers for cartoons such as Explosion Bus created by Jonathan Katz, performances in operas, musicals, and the lead singer in bands, Cheyenne Prescott presents an evening of original R&B music, covers, and arrangements. 

Admission: Free

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