NEA Jazz Master and saxophonist Wayne Shorter
is performing at Berklee's Global Jazz Summit
for Humanity and Peace on Monday, April 25, 2011 at 8:15 at the Berklee Performance Center
The concertwhich celebrates the one year anniversary of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute
features Shorter along with Danilo Perez
, Joe Lovan
o, Terri Lyne Carrington
and John Patitucci
, all from Berklee's renowned faculty, and Berklee students.
Tickets to the concert are $20, $15 reserved seating and can be ordered online
or by calling 617 747- 2261.
The concert launches the Jazz Summit for Humanity and Peace, which takes place April 25- 27. Shorter will appear at the Museum of Fine Arts
from 2:00 -5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26 to present a screening of The Fountainhead, and will discuss the films' influence on his music and creative process.
Then on Wednesday, April 27, from 1:00ש:00 p.m. Shorter will appear at the Boston Public Library
to teach a master class on jazz. All of these events are open to the public.
Shorter's visit to Boston is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts' Jazz Masters
program, which celebrates exceptional contributions to the advancement of jazz.
For a full schedule of upcoming events at the Berklee Performance Center, click here
This story appears courtesy of MassJazz: Jazz in Massachusetts.
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