Beta Radio / Matt SucichRed Room at Cafe 939
Rooted in vocal harmonies, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, banjo, and an eclectic range of additional instrumentation and soulful arrangements, Beta Radio’s Americana/folk sound is the result of a decadelong collaboration between Ben Mabry and Brent Holloman. Matt Sucich writes songs mostly with a pen and sings them always with his mouth.
Fred Hersch Presents Leaves of Grass Featuring Kurt Elling and Kate McGarryBerklee Performance Center
Leaves of Grass finds brilliant composer and pianist Fred Hersch setting Walt Whitman's exultant poetry to music.
Meow Meow and Thomas M. Lauderdale of Pink MartiniBerklee Performance Center
The Hotel Amour tour marks the musical love affair between Thomas M. Lauderdale, Pink Martini’s beloved founder, composer, and pianist, and Meow Meow, international singing sensation and queen of chanson.
Jenny Lin Plays Philip GlassDavid Friend Recital Hall
Join Steinway pianist Jenny Lin as she performs seminal piano works by composer Philip Glass.
Tristano Centennial Celebration: The Life and Music of Lennie TristanoBerk Recital Hall
In celebration of the birthday centennial of Lennie Tristano, Berklee faculty Eunmi Shim and Neil Olmstead will present a program on Tristano’s life and music.
Sam SeibertOliver Colvin Recital Hall
Performance and songwriting major Sam Seibert presents an exciting afternoon of original hard rock, featuring new songs from his latest album Corruption, along with older favorites.
Caroline GuskeBerk Recital Hall
Singer-songwriter Caroline Guske will perform original compositions that feature a unique mix of pop, R&B, blues, and soul. Accompanying herself on the piano, she will be joined by a band of talented musician friends.
Maddy Kong: DiscoverOliver Colvin Recital Hall
Maddy Kong debuts “sesamii,” an artist project mixing dreamscape, house, trance, and bass music, showcasing her eclectic electronic music journey.
Stewart Mitchell: Ah Golly GeezBerk Recital Hall
Pianist Stewart Mitchell and his friends present original songs. If you enjoy alternative rock, you will like this concert.
Junshu Zheng, a singer-songwriter from Dalian, China, will perform original compositions and cover songs in a mixture of genres, including pop, R&B, and electronic dance music.
Xiaolu Zhang, professor and director of jazz studies at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, discusses the Chinese music education industry.
Drummer and percussionist William Candelario presents a collection of songs that highlight the fusion of folklore and jazz.
Lewis Porter, a jazz pianist, composer, and historian, will discuss how Tristano’s “way out” music of the late 1940s appears to be without precedent, but in fact was influenced by the surprisingly “out” work of Art Tatum and Earl Hines.
In his first leading recital at Berklee College of Music, Ellis Hamilton, a saxophonist, composer, and bandleader, presents original compositions and arrangements, featuring jazz, R&B, and blues.
In the culminating event of the Tristano Centennial Celebration, special guests Lee Konitz, Dave Frank, and Jimmy Halperin will discuss the intricacies of Lennie Tristano’s teachings.
Kamila Kay will perform original music with her band, along with her favorite pop, soul, and R&B songs.
Don’t miss this annual Berklee celebration of mandolins, in all their forms, played by students and faculty. The repertoire will range from bluegrass to Bach, from jazz to Brazilian choro, with many stops in between.
Known for catchy, free-associating, indie pop-rock melodies, Mike Mains & the Branches invite diverse comparisons to acts such as Foster the People, Young the Giant, the Killers, and Arcade Fire. OWEL is an alternative/indie band based in New Jersey.
Vlade Guigni and his band keep searching for new ideas to present in a contemporary jazz concept.
Legendary saxophonist Lee Konitz will discuss Lennie Tristano’s music and teaching with Tristano students Dave Frank and Jimmy Halperin.
Xiaolu Zhang, professor and director of jazz studies at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, discusses a new way to practice improvisation techniques.
Bass principal Noah Harrington presents his final recital at Berklee College of Music.
In his first recital, Aaron Hayashi joins friends to perform the music of the SFJAZZ Collective, a highly regarded eight-piece jazz group from San Francisco, California. The set will include sophisticated arrangements and compositions by Miguel Zenón, Sean Jones, Stefon Harris, and others.
Pianist Hideaki Ura presents the Hide the Trio Project, featuring Kevin Barber and Takuto Yamachika.
If you are a freelancer, join us an experienced panel teaches strategies for keeping yourself organized, working, and sane.
In the culminating event of the Tristano Centennial Celebration, special guests Lee Konitz, Dave Frank, and Jimmy Halperin will perform.
The 33rd annual International Folk Festival will feature folk music from around the world performed by Berklee College of Music students and special guests.
The Berklee EDM Showcase is a night of electronic dance music produced and performed by premier DJs and electronic performers at Berklee College of Music.
For his jazz composition portfolio, percussionist Pedro Sanjur will present a combination of jazz and Panamanian folk.