Events

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Past Events

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

Danilo Pérez

Global Jazz Forum: Danilo Pérez and Terri Lyne Carrington

Thursday / January 25, 2018 / 12:45 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Grammy-winning composers Danilo Pérez B.M. ’88 and Terri Lyne Carrington B.M. ’83 ’03H join forces in this informative forum.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez

Global Jazz Forum: Danilo Pérez and Terri Lyne Carrington

Wednesday / January 24, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Grammy-winning composers Danilo Pérez B.M. ’88 and Terri Lyne Carrington B.M. ’83 ’03H join forces in this informative forum.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Tuesday / January 23, 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

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

Global Jazz Forum: Danilo Pérez and Terri Lyne Carrington

Wednesday / December 13, 2017 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Grammy-winning composers Danilo Pérez B.M. '88 and Terri Lyne Carrington B.M. ’83 ‘03H join forces in this not-to-be-missed forum.

Admission: Free

John Patitucci

Global Jazz Forum: John Patitucci and Joe Lovano

Wednesday / December 6, 2017 / 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

BGJI Grey Ensemble

Global Jazz Concert Series

Tuesday / December 5, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

All Berklee Global Jazz Institute graduate ensembles will perform in this concert from many of Berklee's top jazz students.

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 / November 29, 2017 / 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

John Patitucci

Global Jazz Forum: Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci

Wednesday / November 15, 2017 / 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 as Children of the Light, impart advice to students in this meeting of the musical minds.

Admission: Free

An Interview with Jazz Legend Benny Golson

Thursday / November 9, 2017 / 2:00 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Jazz legend Benny Golson '99H will be interviewed by Danilo Pérez B.M. '88, the Grammy-winning founding artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, and Bill Pierce B.M. '75, the chair of Berklee’s Woodwinds Department who is, like Golson, a former member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez

Global Jazz Forum: Danilo Pérez and Ben Street

Wednesday / November 8, 2017 / 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 come together to pass their insights to students in this engaging forum.

Admission: Free

Ben Street

Global Jazz Forum: Alan Pasqua and Ben Street

Wednesday / November 1, 2017 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist, composer, and educator Alan Pasqua and in-demand bassist Ben Street share their knowledge with students in this collaborative forum.

Admission: Free

Anat Cohen '98

Global Jazz Forum: Joe Lovano and Anat Cohen

Wednesday / October 25, 2017 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Two recent DownBeat Critics Poll winners, Grammy-winning tenor saxophonist and composer Joe Lovano ’72 ’98H and acclaimed clarinetist and composer Anat Cohen B.M. ‘98, will share their knowledge with students in this forum.

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 Adam Cruz

Wednesday / October 18, 2017 / 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

NEA Jazz Master David Liebman

Global Jazz Forum: David Liebman

Wednesday / October 11, 2017 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features David Liebman, a prolific NEA Jazz Master that DownBeat notes is "among the most important saxophonists in contemporary music."

Admission: Free

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