From his Grammy-nominated symphonic work to his role as Gary Burton Chair of Jazz Performance at Berklee College of Music, Joe Lovano fearlessly challenges and pushes his conceptual and thematic ventures in a quest for new modes of artistic expression and new ways to define the jazz idiom.
In 2014, he won Multi-reeds Player and Tenor Saxophonist of the Year awards from the Jazz Journalists Association and Tenor Saxophonist of the Year from Down Beat Magazine.
This social event is designed for international students (but all students are invited) to meet each other and make new friends. Food and refreshments will be served.
Global Cultural Alliance (GCA) is a student organization that serves to build relationships between domestic and international students through cultural events,activities and discussion. This meeting's discussion topic is diversity.
Spring into the joy of expression as the College of Arts and Letters showcases the many talents housed within its departments. The event features musical performances, a fashion show, films and art exhibits celebrating a variety of student projects and accomplishments.
Both Rihanna (Barbados) and Drake (Toronto) enjoy commercial success, embedded in hip-hop culture, Caribbean influences, and youth culture. This merging of culture shapes and defines taste, popular dances, and fashion. This conversation will look at the long-standing, but under-discussed Caribbean influence on Black American popular music.