Tenor saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author and educator. His music is renowned for its innovation, mastery, and integrity. Relentless drive, inner fire, total command, awesome technique, elastic lyricism, rich resonance, world-class, a musical visionary, are among the rave reviews credited to his sound.
Ragam, Talam, Natyam: The Language of Indian Music and Dance
Berklee faculty, visiting artists, and students representing different countries will present the language of Indian classical dance and music. The performance will focus on nritta (footwork/movements) and nritya (facial expression) to narrate, accompanied by the Contemporary Indian Ensemble.
Ninety miles is the distance between Miami and Havana, the closest points between the United States and Cuba. The album, Ninety Miles, was recorded in Havana, Cuba as an artistic effort to bridge that distance and to emphasize the musical, cultural, and historical kinships between the two nations.