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  • Jazz in Film, with George S. Clinton, Terence Blanchard, and Billy Childs

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 1:00 pm
    939 Boylston Street
    Boston Massachusetts 02115 [Map]
    Jazz in Film, with George S. Clinton, Terence Blanchard, and Billy Childs

    George S. Clinton, noted film composer and chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department, will moderate this discussion of the role and development of jazz in film. Panelists will include Terence Blanchard and Billy Childs.

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    George S. Clinton, noted film composer and chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department, will moderate this discussion of the role and development of jazz in film. Panelists will include Terence Blanchard and Billy Childs.

    Free
  • Microtonal Research with Dave Fiuczynski

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 4:00 pm
    939 Boylston Street
    Boston Massachusetts 02115 [Map]
    Microtonal Research with Dave Fiuczynski

    David Fiuczynski's FLAM! Pan-Asian MicroJam for J Dilla and Olivier Messiaen is the result of a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship. This composition incorporates microtonal birdsong-based melodies, J Dilla-inspired hip-hop beats, and traditional Chinese, Indian, and Turkish melodic and rhythmic elements.

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    David Fiuczynski's FLAM! Pan-Asian MicroJam for J Dilla and Olivier Messiaen is the result of a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship. This composition incorporates microtonal birdsong-based melodies, J Dilla-inspired hip-hop beats, and traditional Chinese, Indian, and Turkish melodic and rhythmic elements. At the concert, audience members will see various birds on a video screen, hear their bird calls, and listen as those sounds are interwoven into the music. Professor Fiuczynski will demonstrate how microtonal bird calls can be organized into microtonal chord scales for soloing, comping, and composition.

    Free
  • Jazz Composition Ensemble with Vijay Iyer and Billy Childs

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 pm
    939 Boylston Street
    Boston Massachusetts 02115 [Map]
    Jazz Composition Ensemble with Vijay Iyer and Billy Childs

    Pianists and composers Vijay Iyer and Billy Childs will critique the works of some of Berklee's finest jazz composers.

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    Pianists and composers Vijay Iyer and Billy Childs will critique the works of some of Berklee's finest jazz composers.

    Free

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