The Paco de Lucía Band visits Berklee to offer a clinic on flamenco music and the late de Lucía’s repertoire.
Produced by 10-time Latin Grammy-winner Javier Limón, the Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the original band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist for the last 10 years of his illustrious career, including Antonio Sánchez on guitar, David de Jacoba on vocals, Alain Pérez on bass, Piraña on percussion, Antonio Serrano on harmonica, and flamenco dancer Farru. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.
With the collaboration of the Berklee Mediterranean Music Institute, student singer Tonina Saputo will perform with her band at the prestigious Ellas Crean Festival.
The Mediterranean Music Institute launches the Mediterranean Women in Action Initiative with a concert featuring one of the most well known musicians from Turkey, the Kurdish musical icon Aynur.
Two of the most fundamental figures in the Spanish music scene, flamenco guitarist Josemi Carmona and upright bass player Javier Colina, will present a clinic analyzing the process of recording their latest collaboration"De Cerca” (Up Close).
Singer Aynur has taken her music beyond Turkish audiences to wider international audiences who, through her voice, have discovered the wealth of the Kurdish oral traditions.
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Featuring celebrated Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan, the Ninth Annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival will showcase unique talent and take the audience on a musical journey.
Javier Limón, Mediterranean Music Institute artistic director, producer, composer, and guitarist presents Flamenco Orígenes, a journey back in time, exploring the sounds that created the musical universe of flamenco. He will be joined by students, faculty, and alumni.
Turkish vocalist, bağlama player, and composer Mahir Can Küçük presents a clinic about odd meter grooves.
A clinic/performance of traditional Brazilian samba, choro, and baião by noted guitarist and educator Zé Paulo Becker with the renowned quintet Semente.
The Mediterranean Music Institute joins Casa Arabe in a tribute to the thousands of victims and refugees that have left Syria and Iraq, bringing the extraordinary violin of Iraqi/Jordanian Layth Sidiq ( Al-Rubaye) who will perform as a guest artist with the Syrian band Al Turaz Al Andalusí.