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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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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 / 8:00 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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World Premiere Musical The Kiss

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 8:00 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

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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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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Idan Raichel

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

Roots Roadshow: Tribute to Lead Belly

Thursday / May 4, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

In this wide-ranging program, students and faculty from the American Roots Music program will pay tribute to Lead Belly’s wildly diverse repertoire by performing songs associated with the master in new and unexpected settings.

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

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Trevor Mitoma's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Friday / May 5, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Pianist Trevor Mitoma showcases his first live presentation of arrangements performed by a small ensemble.

Admission: Free

An Evening with Draco Rosa

Saturday / May 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

World Music/CRASHarts presents musician Draco Rosa, a multi-Grammy-winning Puerto Rican singer- songwriter, composer, record producer, and entrepreneur, who kicked off his career in the '80s as a member of the Latino boy band Menudo.  

Admission: $48, $42, $37, $28

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Recital: The Music of Jarrett, Hancock, and Corea

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

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

The Music of Jarrett, Hancock, and Corea class will present a recital featuring the compositions of these three great pianists and artists, performed by the students in the class, and accompanied by a student bassist and drummer. 

Admission: Free

Berklee Marimba Concert I

Monday / May 8, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Students enrolled in Berklee Marimba Ensembles 1, 2, and 3, as well as Marimba in Mixed Chamber Music and Marimba Transcriptions and Repertoire Lab will perform music for solo and small groups. 

Admission: Free

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