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Danilo Pérez Brings Wayne Shorter to Berklee Global Jazz Summit

Shorter to lecture, teach and perform with Pérez, Joe Lovano, Terri Lyne Carrington and John Patitucci to celebrate the Berklee Global Jazz Institute’s first year

Danilo Perez
Danilo Perez in performance at 2011 Panama Jazz Festival
Wayne Shorter Quartet

“We’re going to gather as family without any pretentious personalities and really just experience music in its purest level of improvisation incarnate,” says Danilo Pérez artistic director of The Berklee Global Jazz Institute.

This family gathering, a concert on Monday, April 25 at 8:15 pm at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, will kick off Berklee’s three-day Jazz Summit for Humanity and Peace, a first anniversary celebration of the Institute, featuring performances, film screenings and master’s classes. The “family” will include institute faculty Joe Lovano, Terri Lyne Carrington and John Patitucci, and Berklee student musicians with guest of honor, Wayne Shorter.

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