Friday, Apr 16, 2021 8:00p -
Online Event from Indian Hill Music
36 King Street
Littleton, MA 01460
Classes, Lectures & Conferences, Music, Performing Arts, Virtual & Streaming
Conversations in Tones and Colors: A Conversation with Patrice Rushen
Hosted by Dr. Bill Banfield
Presented by Indian Hill Music in partnership with Berklee College of Music
Tickets: $15 / FREE for Indian Hill Music and Berklee College of Music students
Hosted by Berklee's Dr. Bill Banfield, join us for an online conversation with four-time GRAMMY® nominee Patrice Rushen acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, and disco hitmaker, and groundbreaking music director.
Four-time GRAMMY® nominee Patrice Rushen is a musician, composer, and record producer, and one of the most sought after artists in the music industry. Considered one of the world’s top jazz pianists, she originally found success in the 70’s and 80’s with her signature fusion of jazz, pop and R&B, recording the hit song, “Forget Me Nots.”
She is is an award-winning composer of symphonic music as well as film and television scores, and was the first female musical director for many of entertainment's top award shows, including the Grammy Awards, the Emmy Awards, the People’s Choice Awards, the NAACP Image Awards and HBO’s “Comic Relief V.”
Ms. Rushen is the ”Ambassador of Artistry In Education” at Berklee College of Music, and the Chair of the Popular Music Program at USC’s Thornton School of Music. She has performed with Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Prince, Nancy Wilson, Ndugu Chancler, Carlos Santana, Christian McBride and Lee Ritenour, among others.