WBGO The Checkout: Berklee Institute of Jazz & Gender Justice

Students studying in the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice perform with Grammy-winning drummer, producer, and educator Terri Lyne Carrington; composer and bassist Linda May Han Oh; and composer and pianist Kris Davis. The concert is in partnership with WBGO and will be part of The Checkout – Live at Berklee hosted by Simon […]

The Wolff Sisters

Gritty and raw folk-rock outfit The Wolff Sisters first broke into the Boston music scene as an acoustic trio. With haunting harmonies and songs reminiscent of washed up wanderers on New England’s salty coasts, Rebecca, Rachael, and Kat stole Boston’s heart (yes, they’re really sisters). Born to a poet and a musician, they grew up […]

Dreion: Made for This

Dreion, an R&B, soul, and gospel performing artist who is a fourth-year songwriting major at Berklee College of Music, presents an explosive celebration of black music, art, and culture. Dreion combines original music with music from some of his favorite artists, including Aretha Franklin, Prince, Michael Jackson, and the Clark Sisters. This production is a […]

Aida Cuevas Meets Berklee

Mexican vocalist Aida Cuevas, the “Queen of Ranchera Music,” has won a Grammy and a Latin Grammy for her work in the regional Mexican genre. Cuevas, who was the first female singer in the traditional mariachi genre to win a Grammy, possesses a unique voice and style that has helped her cultivate a successful career for […]

Dee Dee Bridgewater Meets Berklee

Global icon Dee Dee Bridgewater is a multiple Grammy winner, Tony winner, music producer, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and jazz vocal legend. Bridgewater’s career began in the 1970s as a featured vocalist with the fabled Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra. Her creative path has led her to Broadway, a long-term creative residency in Paris, numerous acclaimed recordings […]

Wayne Potash’s Rock & Roll Halloween Party

“An amazing musician for little kids,” says  Zooglobble. “Wayne is one of the hardest working guys in the business-he’s got shows all over town! And all that hard work really shines through in his polished and refined concerts,” Booklist says “Potash knows his young audience, and his music mirrors their likes and stirs their enthusiasms.” […]

A Tuba to Cuba: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, with Yusa and Special Guests

A Tuba to Cuba is as much a soundtrack to the documentary as it is a collection of songs that the Preservation Hall Jazz Band wrote and recorded during filming and after the movie’s completion. The writing and recording of the band’s previous release, “So It Is,” began before its first trip to Cuba in 2015. […]

35th Annual Fall Together Concert

The 35th annual Fall Together concert is a celebration of composers associated with the Jazz Composition Department at Berklee College of Music, featuring new music by department faculty. A faculty jazz orchestra will perform music by Scott Free, Greg Hopkins, Ayn Inserto, Bob Pilkington, Jackson Schultz, and others in a celebration of the future of […]

City and Colour (solo) and Ben Rogers

City and Colour, the moniker of singer-songwriter Dallas Green, is one of the biggest groundswell stories to emerge from Canada. Beyond his legacy as a cofounder of hardcore luminaries Alexisonfire, he also has teamed up with global icon Alecia Moore, a.k.a. P!nk, for You+Me. Over five studio albums, Green has amassed a legion of fans […]

Can’t Stop Singing That Song

On Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 3 p.m., the Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) will join bassist Carlos Henriquez and a 15-piece big band for Can’t Stop Singing That Song, a celebration of the music of Aline Shader. Conducted by Dr. Anthony Trecek-King, president and artistic director of BCC, the performance will take place at the […]

The Paco de Lucía Project

Produced by 10-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limón, the Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist for the past 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 Farruco. […]

Sergio Mendes and Bebel Gilberto: 60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova

Celebrate 60 years of bossa nova at the Berklee Performance Center with Bebel Gilberto and Sergio Mendes, one of Brazil’s most successful artists and a multiple Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist. Bossa nova was born on July 10, 1958, at the old Odeon recording studios in Rio de Janeiro. On that day, João Gilberto recorded “Chega […]