Events

E.g., 2019-03-19
E.g., 2019-03-19

Junshu and Company

Monday / March 25, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Welcome to China’s Music Education Industry: Lecture by Xiaolu Zhang

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street, 1D–Lounge, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Xiaolu Zhang, professor and director of jazz studies at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, discusses the Chinese music education industry.

Admission: Free

William Candelario: Continuations

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Drummer and percussionist William Candelario presents a collection of songs that highlight the fusion of folklore and jazz.

Admission: Free

Tristano Centennial Celebration: How Lennie Learned to Play “Out”

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Ellis Hamilton: The Music in Me

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Tristano Centennial Celebration: Tristano’s Teaching

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Kamila Kay

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Kamila Kay will perform original music with her band, along with her favorite pop, soul, and R&B songs.

Admission: Free

Mandolin Mashup

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Mike Mains & The Branches

Mike Mains & the Branches / OWEL

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

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.

Admission: $13 in advance / $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Vlade Guigni Band: Inner Searching

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Vlade Guigni and his band keep searching for new ideas to present in a contemporary jazz concept.

Admission: Free

Tristano Centennial Celebration: Conversations with Lee Konitz, Dave Frank, and Jimmy Halperin

Wednesday / March 27, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Legendary saxophonist Lee Konitz will discuss Lennie Tristano’s music and teaching with Tristano students Dave Frank and Jimmy Halperin.

Admission: Free

Using Objectives and Key Results to Achieve a Chromatic Approach

Wednesday / March 27, 2019 / 3:00 p.m.
The Loft
939 Boylston Street, Room 221, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Xiaolu Zhang, professor and director of jazz studies at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, discusses a new way to practice improvisation techniques.

Admission: Free

Noah Harrington: Goodbye

Wednesday / March 27, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bass principal Noah Harrington presents his final recital at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Aaron Hayashi: The Music of the SFJAZZ Collective

Wednesday / March 27, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Reboot: Hide the Trio Project

Wednesday / March 27, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Hideaki Ura presents the Hide the Trio Project, featuring Kevin Barber and Takuto Yamachika.

Admission: Free

Freelancer Panel

Navigating the Industry: Finding Balance as a Freelancer

Wednesday / March 27, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
The Village
1616 Butler Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90025, United States

If you are a freelancer, join us an experienced panel teaches strategies for keeping yourself organized, working, and sane.

Admission: Free

Tristano Centennial Celebration: Performance by Lee Konitz, Dave Frank, and Jimmy Halperin

Wednesday / March 27, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In the culminating event of the Tristano Centennial Celebration, special guests Lee Konitz, Dave Frank, and Jimmy Halperin will perform.

Admission: Free

International Folk Festival

Wednesday / March 27, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The 33rd annual International Folk Festival will feature folk music from around the world performed by Berklee College of Music students and special guests.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Berklee EDM Showcase

Wednesday / March 27, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Pedro Sanjur: Panajazz

Thursday / March 28, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

For his jazz composition portfolio, percussionist Pedro Sanjur will present a combination of jazz and Panamanian folk.

Admission: Free

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