New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Berklee College of Music's 2014-15 Signature Series continues with Susana Baca Meets Berklee. Baca, a Grammy- and Latin Grammy Award-winning Afro-Peruvian vocalist who is the former cultural minister of Peru as well as its first black cabinet member, joins a 30-piece band composed of Berklee students on November 13 at the Berklee Performance Center. The unique performance features students' original arrangements of her music. The student band includes seven students hailing from Baca's native Peru.
Produced by Grammy Award-winning bassist Oscar Stagnaro and directed by Matthew Nicholl, chair of the Contemporary Writing and Production Department and executive director of the Mediterranean Music
Institute, Baca will conduct a clinic with Berklee students earlier that day.
Susana Baca Meets Berklee takes place Thursday, November 13, 8:00 p.m. at the Berklee Performance Center (BPC), 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston. Available at Berklee.edu/bpc or the BPC box office, tickets are $18 and $8 in advance and $24 and $12 the day of the show.