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E.g., 2017-02-25

Jacob Umansky's Senior Recital Featuring Painted In Exile

Friday / April 21, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Jacob Umansky's senior recital features Painted In Exile, a metal band inspired by bands like Dream Theater, Periphery, and progressive music in general. 

Admission: Free

Berklee Urban Service Awards

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

The Berklee Urban Service Awards celebrates Berklee students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partner organizations who use music as a catalyst for social change in the Greater Boston area. The ceremony features live performances, special guests, and award and scholarship presentations. 

Admission: Free

Wil Baptiste and Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester

Black Violin

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Black Violin is a blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music.

Admission: $20 in advance / $25 general admission

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The Gloaming Featuring Martin Hayes, Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh, Dennis Cahill, Iarla Ó Lionáird, and Thomas Bartlett

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

With fiddlers Martin Hayes and Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh, guitarist Dennis Cahill, singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, and pianist Thomas Bartlett (a.k.a. Doveman), the Gloaming has burst onto the music scene with a distinctive new sound. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

Admission: $26 / $30 / $35 / $40

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Berklee's Co-Op Big Band

Monday / April 24, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

The Jazz Composition Department presents a concert showcasing compositions and arrangements written by graduating seniors. 

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

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

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 College of Music cast.

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

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Robert Allen's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

In his jazz composition portfolio, pianist Robert Allen presents a selection of songs and pieces he has written while at Berklee, some a little weird, others really weird.

Admission: Free

World Premiere Musical The Kiss

Thursday / April 27, 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 College of Music cast.

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

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Andria Michael: Long Journey

Friday / April 28, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Andria Michael's senior recital features blues and jazz arrangements, as well as original compositions inspired by contemporary jazz elements.

Admission: Free

Niyaz Featuring Azam Ali

Friday / April 28, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Seamlessly blending Sufi poetry and traditional folk songs from their native Iran with rich acoustic instrumentation and modern electronic rhythms, Niyaz creates a mesmerizing, distinctively 21st-century global sound. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

Admission: $26 / $30 / $35 / $40

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Overcoats

Friday / April 28, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Overcoats's debut album YOUNG captures a sound rich in minimalism and melody.

Admission: $12 in Advance / $14 Day of Show / Standing Room Only

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Idan Raichel: Piano Songs

Saturday / April 29, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Producer, keyboardist, and composer Idan Raichel became a global music icon with the Idan Raichel Project, a multi-ethnic tour de force that changed the face of Israeli popular music. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $28 / $36 / $46 / $56

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Alexander Anderson

Monday / May 1, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Alexander Anderson leads his senior recital with music arranged for a large jazz ensemble and a big band. 

Admission: Free

Perfect Pitch

Monday / May 1, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Perfect Pitch is an annual student-run project that gathers the college’s best performers, producers, and songwriters in the spotlight and celebrates Berklee’s unparalleled potential to impact the music industry. 

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

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BGJI Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Tuesday / May 2, 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

Javier Vivas's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Wednesday / May 3, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

In his jazz composition portfolio, Javier Vivas will take the audience on a musical journey of Andean and Afro-Colombian styles fused with jazz.

Admission: Free

BGJI Forum Featuring John Patitucci and Joe Lovano

Wednesday / May 3, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

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

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features John Patitucci and Joe Lovano. 

Admission: Free

Max Mullowney: Leaving Home

Thursday / May 4, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Guitarist Max Mullowney presents his jazz composition portfolio. 

Admission: Free

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