LHUM-100 Visiting Artists Fall 2013
From Berklee Library Research Guides
Patrice Rushen (September 23-27)
All sections come together to interact with the invited visiting artist. The artist will share with students about his/her life as an artist, definition as an artist and practice as an artist.
|9/23 Monday 4-5:50pm||Harvard Club|
|9/24 Tuesday 9-10:50am||St. Cecilia’s Church|
|9/26 Thursday 9-10:50am; 11-12:50pm; 4-5:50pm||St. Cecilia’s Church|
|9/27 Friday 2-3:50pm||Harvard Club|
Patrice Rushen, pianist and composer
Harry Pickens (October 7-11)Harry Pickens is a pianist, composer, teacher, organizational consultant and engaged citizen. His inspiring and unique recordings, concerts and workshops have touched the lives of over 250,000 people over the past 25 years. Pickens was born in the coastal city of Brunswick, Georgia and currently lives in Louisville, Kentucky. A modern-day Renaissance man, Pickens has integrated his many interests and talents into a unique and multifaceted career.
His international career as a jazz pianist has taken him to 17 countries throughout Europe, Japan, and the Americas, collaborating with many top names in the jazz field – Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, James Moody, Milt Jackson (Modern Jazz Quartet), Don Braden (musical director for The Cosby show), Bob Hurst (bassist for The Tonight Show) and hundreds of others. Performance credits include recordings on the Blue Note label, international radio and television appearances (including Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz), and engagements in top concert and club venues worldwide.
Harry has also been a classroom teacher on the elementary, middle, and high school and collegiate levels. He has also conducted seminars and workshops on Leadership, Personal Mastery, Communication, and Social Artistry throughout the US and created/promoted community-wide celebrations that tap the power of the arts to inspire positive social change. Part of this biography came from Kentucky Muse.
Events at Berklee:
|10/7 Monday 4-5:50pm||Location TBD|
|10/8 Tuesday 9-10:50am||Location TBD|
|10/10 Thursday 9-10:50am; 11-12:50pm; 4-5:50pm||Location TBD|
|10/11 Friday 2-3:50pm||Location TBD|