Events

Vlade Guigni: The Culminating Experience Live

Monday / June 18, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Graduate student Vlade Guigni presents his first original compositions as a part of his master's program culminating experience.

Admission: Free

Master’s Culminating Experience Presentations: Day One

Monday / June 25, 2018 / 9:00 a.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join students graduating from the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration) program as they present their culminating experiences or theses.

Admission: Free

Master’s Culminating Experience Presentations: Day Two

Tuesday / June 26, 2018 / 9:00 a.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join students graduating from the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration) program as they present their culminating experiences or theses.

Admission: Free

Farayi Malek's Master of Music Recital

Tuesday / June 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Farayi Malek's performance will be a collection of original music, culminating from the work she has done toward a Master of Music at Berklee's Global Jazz Institute. She considers her music and sound to be American, with elements of jazz, gospel, R&B, and soul. 

Admission: Free

Master’s Culminating Experience Presentations: Day Three

Wednesday / June 27, 2018 / 9:00 a.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join students graduating from the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration) program as they present their culminating experiences or theses.

Admission: Free

Keira Harman

Wednesday / June 27, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Keira Harman presents a performance of original music written over the course of her time at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, featuring modern jazz, classical, and minimalist arrangements.

Admission: Free

Lauren Caso

Thursday / June 28, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Lauren Caso will invite friends to accompany her in various world-music styles, including classical, folk, rock, jazz, and West African drum and dance.

Admission: Free


Past Events

John Patitucci

Global Jazz Forum: John Patitucci

Wednesday / May 2, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

One of jazz’s most impressive proponents, bassist John Patitucci, shares the joy of his musical journey with students in this forum.

Admission: Free

Professor George Garzone

Global Jazz Forum: George Garzone

Wednesday / April 25, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute forum features virtuosic saxophonist George Garzone, who will share the joy of his musical journey with students in this forum.

Admission: Free

NEA Jazz Master David Liebman

Global Jazz Forum: David Liebman and Joe Lovano

Wednesday / April 18, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute forum features prolific NEA Jazz Master David Liebman and leading jazz luminary Joe Lovano.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez

Global Jazz Forum: Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Virtuosic bandmates Danilo Pérez B.M. ’88 and John Patitucci, who perform together with Brian Blade in the trio Children of the Light, impart advice to students in this meeting of the musical minds.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Tuesday / April 10, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute workshop features its artistic director, pianist and composer Danilo Pérez.

Admission: Free

Joe Lovano ’72 ’98H, Gary Burton chair in performance with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute

Global Jazz Forum: Joe Lovano and Terri Lyne Carrington

Wednesday / April 4, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Two of the leading figures in jazz today, tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano ’72 ’98H and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington ’83 ’03H, come together to exchange expertise in this forum with students.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Tuesday / April 3, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02215, United States

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute workshop features its artistic director, pianist and composer Danilo Pérez.

Admission: Free

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Summit: Love Supreme

Friday / March 30, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

With the theme Love Supreme, the ninth annual Berklee Global Jazz Institute Summit will celebrate the impact of William Shakespeare, Maya Angelou, Geri Allen, Kahlil Gibran, Gabriela Mistral, John Coltrane, and Martin Luther King Jr. on today’s global jazz era.

Admission: $12 in advance / $16 day of show

Terri Lyne Carrington B.M. ’83 ‘03H, Zildjian chair in performance with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute

Global Jazz Forum: Terri Lyne Carrington and Adam Cruz

Wednesday / March 28, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

One of the leading figures in jazz today, Terri Lyne Carrington ’83 ’03H, and Adam Cruz, a creative force in the international jazz scene, come together to share their knowledge as drummers and composers in this forum.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez

Global Jazz Forum: Danilo Pérez and Ben Street

Wednesday / March 14, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Grammy Award–winning pianist and composer Danilo Pérez B.M. ’88 and in-demand bassist Ben Street share their knowledge with students in this collaborative forum.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Tuesday / March 13, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute workshop features its artistic director, pianist and composer Danilo Pérez.

Admission: Free

Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling; photo by Anna Webber

Global Jazz Forum: Kurt Elling with Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci

Wednesday / March 7, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Kurt Elling, a Grammy Award–winning jazz vocalist renowned for his vocalese, will share experiences and advice with students at this Berklee Global Jazz Institute forum.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Tuesday / March 6, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute workshop features its artistic director, pianist and composer Danilo Pérez.

Admission: Free

Professor George Garzone

Global Jazz Forum: George Garzone

Wednesday / February 28, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute forum features virtuosic saxophonist George Garzone, who will share the joy of his musical journey with students in this forum.

Admission: Free

Joe Lovano ’72 ’98H, Gary Burton chair in performance with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute

Global Jazz Forum: Joe Lovano and Ben Street

Wednesday / February 21, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Two of jazz’s most impressive proponents, tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano ’72 ’98H and bassist Ben Street, come together to share the joy of their respective musical journeys with students in this forum.

Admission: Free

Global Jazz Concert Series

Tuesday / February 20, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Four Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) student ensembles—two graduate ensembles and two undergraduate ensembles—will feature original repertoire and newly arranged standards.

Admission: Free

Joe Lovano ’72 ’98H, Gary Burton chair in performance with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute

Global Jazz Forum: Joe Lovano and John Patitucci

Wednesday / February 14, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Two of jazz’s most impressive proponents, tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano and bassist John Patitucci, come together to share the joy of their respective musical journeys with students in this forum.

Admission: Free

Global Jazz Concert Series

Tuesday / February 13, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Four Berklee Global Jazz Institute student ensembles—two graduate ensembles and two undergraduate ensembles—will feature original repertoire and newly arranged standards.

Admission: Free

Terri Lyne Carrington B.M. ’83 ‘03H, Zildjian chair in performance with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute

Global Jazz Forum: Terri Lyne Carrington and Alan Pasqua

Wednesday / February 7, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Grammy-winning drummer and composer Terri Lyne Carrington B.M. ’83 ’03H and pianist, composer, and educator Alan Pasqua share their knowledge with students in this collaborative forum.

Admission: Free

Adam Cruz

Global Jazz Forum: Adam Cruz and Ben Street

Wednesday / January 31, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

One of the leading figures in jazz today, Adam Cruz, and Ben Street, a creative force in the international jazz scene, come together to share their knowledge as a drummer and a bassist in this forum.

Admission: Free

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