Events

E.g., 2015-08-28
E.g., 2015-08-28

Howard Shore and the Berklee Alumni Composers Consortium

Friday / September 25, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee’s Professional Writing and Technology Division in conjunction with the Berklee Alumni Composers Consortium presents a performance of contemporary art music featuring the concert music of alumnus Howard Shore '69.

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

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Felix Peikli and the Royal Flush Quintet

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Berklee Stage

Felix Peikli and the Royal Flush Quintet are a unique and unparalleled group of artists under the direction of Peikli, an internationally acclaimed clarinet virtuoso, artist, and entertainer.

Admission: Free

Caili O'Doherty: 'Padme' CD Release

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Capital One Stage

Award-winning pianist and composer Caili O'Doherty celebrates the release of her debut album, Padme, which features a diverse mix of original compositions inspired by her experiences teaching and playing music in North America, Panama, Colombia, and West Africa.

Admission: Free

Berklee City Music students; photo by Kelly Davidson

Berklee City Music All-Stars

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Natixis Global Asset Management Stage

The Berklee City Music All-Star Ensemble is comprised of the best and brightest rising young stars from the Berklee City Music program, a national nonprofit enabling youth from underserved communities to develop musically, academically, socially, and emotionally, primarily through the study of contemporary music.

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Carlos Averhoff Jr. and iRESI

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 12:45 p.m.

Natixis Global Asset Management Stage

iRESI is a jazz quartet led by Carlos Averhoff Jr. featuring jazz luminaries Francisco Mela on drums, John Lockwood on bass, and Aruan Ortiz on piano.

Admission: Free

Marty Walsh and the Total Plan

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 1:15 p.m.

Capital One Stage

Marty Walsh is a virtuosic guitar player, formerly of Supertramp, who will perform an eclectic and wide-ranging set drawing on Tom Major's (Entrain) funk and ska roots, Danny Morris's R&B, Matt Jenson's reggae, and Dino Gonovi's jazz and funk influences.

Admission: Free

Omar Thomas Large Ensemble Featuring Stefon Harris

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 1:15 p.m.

Berklee Stage

Educator, arranger, and award-winning composer Omar Thomas performs with his big band, the 18-piece Omar Thomas Large Ensemble, and special guest Stefon Harris.

Admission: Free

Alissia and the Funketeers

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 1:45 p.m.

Natixis Global Asset Management Stage

Bass player, bandleader, and songwriter Alissia serves as the "future face of funk music," according to the Huffington Post.

Admission: Free

We Four: Celebrating John Coltrane

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 2:30 p.m.

Berklee Stage

Four jazz luminaries, including National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master and Kind of Blue drummer Jimmy Cobb, join together to lovingly pay tribute to John Coltrane and the music of his time. We Four also includes Javon Jackson (tenor saxophone), George Cables (piano), and John Webber (bass).

Admission: Free

ChoroBop

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 2:30 p.m.

Capital One Stage

ChoroBop's music is a melting pot of good influences that calls upon the nuances of bebop jazz with a healthy dose of choro; the trio has recently displayed its energy and finesse at at venues including Carnegie Hall and the Blue Note.

Admission: Free

Paige Bryan

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 2:45 p.m.

Natixis Global Asset Management Stage

Singer-songwriter Paige Bryan, winner of a USA Songwriting Competition award, performs; her new EP, A Mile in Stilettos, will be released later this year.

Admission: Free

Steve Bailey (left) and Victor Wooten (right); photo by Dave Green

Berklee Bass Bash with Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 3:30 p.m.

Capital One Stage

Bass virtuosos Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey join forces for a performance not to be missed.

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David Gilmore: Energies of Change

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 3:45 p.m.

Berklee Stage

David Gilmore performs in support of his latest project, Energies of Change. Gilmore, an associate professor in Berklee's Guitar Department, has recorded and performed with artists including Wayne Shorter, Dave Douglas, Sam Rivers, Steve Coleman, and Cassandra Wilson, among others.

Admission: Free

The Mosaic Project with Terri Lyne Carrington Featuring Jaguar Wright

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Natixis Global Asset Management Stage

Grammy Award–winning drummer, composer, and bandleader Terri Lyne Carrington has toured extensively with luminaries like Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Al Jarreau, Stan Getz, and David Sanborn, to name just a few. For this year's festival, Carrington's Mosaic Project will be joined by soul/R&B singer Jaguar Wright.

Admission: Free

Eguie Castrillo and the Palladium Nights Orchestra

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 4:50 p.m.

Capital One Stage

Eguie Castrillo, a mind-blowing, world-renowned percussionist, performs with his big band, the Palladium Nights Orchestra.

Admission: Free

The George Garzone and Teros String Quartets Pay Tribute to Stan Getz

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 5:00 p.m.

Berklee Stage

George Garzone, one of the most influential saxophonists of our time, performs with other acclaimed musicians John Lockwood (bass), Bob Gullotti (drums), and Leo Genovese (piano), along with the Teros String Quartet.

Admission: Free

Ledisi

Saturday / September 26, 2015 / 5:00 p.m.

Natixis Global Asset Management Stage

New Orleans native Ledisi has recorded six albums, earned eight Grammy nominations, performed at the White House for President and Mrs. Obama on several occasions, and earned a place in the pantheon of the best soul singers of her generation.

Admission: Free

Five for Fighting

Sunday / September 27, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Vladimir John Ondrasik III, known by his stage name Five for Fighting, is an American singer-songwriter best known for his piano-based rock such as the Top 40 hits "Superman," "100 Years," and "The Riddle."

Admission: $37.50

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Five for Fighting

Sunday / September 27, 2015 / 9:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Vladimir John Ondrasik III, known by his stage name Five for Fighting, is an American singer-songwriter best known for his piano-based rock such as the Top 40 hits "Superman," "100 Years," and "The Riddle."

Admission: 37.50

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Danae Greenfield

Monday / September 28, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Danae Greenfield is a jazz pianist and composer from Seattle, Washington.

Admission: Free

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