Events

E.g., 2017-04-23
E.g., 2017-04-23

BGJI Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Tuesday / April 25, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

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

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) will feature an original repertoire as well as arranged standards in this concert. 

Admission: Free

Berklee composes music for Harold Lloyd's The Freshman

Master Class: A Winning Score - Composing Music for the Silent Classic The Freshman

Tuesday / April 25, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Coolidge Corner Theatre

290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA, 02446, United States

Composer Sheldon Mirowitz, professor of film scoring at Berklee, three-time Emmy nominee, and artistic director of the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO) will discuss the process of creating a new, world-class score for a silent feature and performing it live-to-picture.

Admission: Free

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Sarathi

Tuesday / April 25, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Sarathi and his band will perform an array of his originals and covers by Emily King, Sinead Harnett, and Daniel Caesar. 

Admission: Free

Brian McShea: The Phantom Tollbooth

Tuesday / April 25, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

In his senior recital, Brian McShea and his band, the Sidemen, will perform works from his jazz composition portfolio, the Phantom Tollbooth.  

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz: Clave and Blues's Caf Show

Tuesday / April 25, 2017 / 10:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Anibal Cruz presents Cuban timba, salsa, and Latin dance music. Be ready to dance and have fun!

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Cuban jazz pianist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora performs live at Brewer Plaza.

Admission: Free

Daniel Feldman's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Percussionist Daniel Feldman presents a varied repertoire of music ranging from world to pop, with a focus on rhythm and groove.

Admission: Free

Microtonal Grooves Ensemble

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 1:45 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Dave Fiuzcynski, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Microtonal Grooves Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Small Band Jazz Level 6 Ensemble

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 1:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Joanne Brakeen, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Small Band Jazz Level 6 Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Miles Davis Electric Ensemble

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 3:15 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Ken Cervenka, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Miles Davis Electric Ensemble. 

Admission: Free

Mixed Pop and Jazz

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 3:15 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Ricardo Monzon, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Mixed Pop and Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Public Safety Town Hall

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

8 Fenway

8 Fenway - 1st Floor - Houston Hall, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Given the changing public safety environment on our nation’s campuses, Berklee’s Public Safety team undertook a comprehensive review of its public safety model and is making a change in how we protect the community.

BGJI Forum Featuring Joe Lovano and Kenny Werner

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

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

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Joe Lovano and Kenny Werner. 

Admission: Free

Miles Davis Acoustic Ensemble

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 4:45 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Ken Cervenka, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Miles Davis Acoustic Ensemble. 

Admission: Free

ECM Free Jazz Ensemble

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 4:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Bruno Raberg, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the ECM Free Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Tal: Decisions

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Tal Flora's deep attachment to R&B and jazz is manifested in her original compositions through intricate, sexy beats. 

Admission: Free

Seungri Choi: His Guidance

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Korean pianist, composer, and arranger Seungri Choi performs a set of original songs inspired by her faith and love of jazz.

Admission: Free

World Premiere Musical: The Kiss

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Inspired by the sensual portraits of Gustav Klimt, this world premiere musical answers the question, "Who is the woman in The Kiss?" with a Berklee cast.

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

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Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Cuban jazz pianist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora performs live at Brewer Plaza.

Admission: Free

Rihards Kolmanis: Near Light Project

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Near Light Project, led by Rihards Kolmanis, features original compositions and arrangements encompassing an eclectic variety of jazz, fusion, and EDM. 

Admission: Free

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