Events


Past Events

Global Jazz Forum: Danilo Pérez, Joe Lovano, and Ralph Peterson Jr.

Wednesday / December 12, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Berklee Global Jazz Institute founder and artistic director Danilo Pérez, renowned saxophonist Joe Lovano, and distinctive jazz drummer Ralph Peterson Jr. impart advice to students in this forum that is open to the public.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Tuesday / December 11, 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

Symposium for Interconnected Arts and Music Performance

Saturday / December 8, 2018 / 10:00 a.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Symposium for Interconnected Arts and Music Performance, curated by Patricia Pérez, is the third edition of a series of events that creates a place to explore the multidimensionality of music and the interconnections between creativity, improvisation, science, spirituality, art, social activism, education, and all aspects of life.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Wednesday / December 5, 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, Terri Lyne Carrington, and John Patitucci

Wednesday / December 5, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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

Admission: Free

NEA Jazz Master David Liebman

Global Jazz Forum: David Liebman and Joe Lovano

Wednesday / November 28, 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 ’72 ’98H.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Tuesday / November 20, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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

Admission: Free

John Patitucci and Berklee

Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, with Guest John Patitucci, Play Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Monday / November 19, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Broadway at 60th Street, Fifth Floor, New York, NY, 10023, United States

The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, virtuosic graduate-level jazz players representing Berklee College of Music and their six home countries, are joined by Grammy Award–winning bassist and Berklee Global Jazz Institute faculty member John Patitucci.

Admission: $20 for students / $35

Global Jazz Forum: John Patitucci and Adam Cruz

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

Award-winning bass player John Patitucci and renowned drummer and composer Adam Cruz lead the forum this week. 

Admission: Free

Global Jazz Forum: Adam Cruz and Ben Street

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

Adam Cruz, one of the leading figures in jazz today, 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

Global Jazz Forum: Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci, and Ralph Peterson Jr.

Wednesday / October 31, 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, and distinctive jazz drummer Ralph Peterson Jr. impart advice to students in this meeting of musical minds.

Admission: Free

Global Jazz Forum: Terri Lyne Carrington

Wednesday / October 24, 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, Zildjian chair in performance and faculty member at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, will lead this Global Jazz Forum. 

Admission: Free

Global Jazz Forum: Danilo Pérez and Ben Street

Wednesday / October 17, 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 Workshop

Tuesday / October 16, 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

Global Jazz Forum: Ben Street and Andre Hayward

Wednesday / October 10, 2018 / 4:30 p.m.
Zero Gravity Room
1260 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02215, United States

In-demand bassist Ben Street and gifted trombonist Andre Hayward share their knowledge with students in this collaborative forum.

Admission: Free

Global Jazz Forum: Joe Lovano and John Patitucci

Wednesday / October 3, 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

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

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

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