Events


Past Events

Eirini Tornesaki Master Graduation Recital

Friday / June 29, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Greek vocalist Eirini Tornesaki (a.k.a. Erini), a graduate student at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and former Cirque du Soleil singer, will present her explorations on Greek traditional, jazz, and Latin American musical influences.

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, a graduate student in the contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program, will invite friends to accompany her in various world music styles, including classical, folk, rock, jazz, and West African drum and dance.

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

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 Berklee Global Jazz Institute students graduating from the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance program as they present their culminating experiences or theses.

Admission: Free

Ori Jacobson's Senior Recital, Vol. 2

Tuesday / June 26, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Ori Jacobson is a recent graduate from the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz) program at Berklee College of Music. His group will feature a variety of original music inspired by jazz and Arabic music.

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 Two

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

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

Admission: Free

Sebastian Kuchczynski: Polish Dances

Monday / June 25, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Drum set principal Sebastian Kuchczynski, a graduate student in the contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program, presents jazz, R&B, and funk music. 

Admission: Free

Margaux Vranken + Strings

Monday / June 25, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Margaux Vranken, a graduate student in the contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program, presents a project that brings together eight musicians, combining improvisation and written material at the crossroads of jazz and chamber music. 

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 Berklee Global Jazz Institute students graduating from the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance program as they present their culminating experiences or theses.

Admission: Free

Lior Tzemach Group

Tuesday / June 19, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Since he started playing guitar at age 11, Lior Tzemach has had a unique perspective on music and art and the deep feeling of self-discovery through them.

Admission: Free

Vlade Guigni: The Elevation Suite, Vol. 1

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

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

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