Regattbar

Artist pic

2011-08-29

6:00pm

n/a

Time: 6-8pm
Cost: Free

Artists will perform in the Upper Courtyard area at The Charles Hotel.

Shows are weather permitting.

Courtyard Series: Berklee at the Regattabar - Caili O'Doherty Trio

Featuring: Caili O'Doherty - piano
Shin Sakaino - bass
Kush Abadey - drums

Pianist Caili O'Doherty, 19, just completed her sophomore at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she studies jazz piano performance on a full scholarship. Growing up as a classical pianist, Caili was exposed to a variety of musical styles before discovering her love for jazz at age elecen when she transferred to an arts school in Portland, Oregon. Since that time, she has focused on developing a career as a jazz pianist.

In high school, Caili began receiving national recognition for her compositions and performance. She was honored to receive an ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award as well as two Downbeat Student Music Awards for jazz piano performance and composition, and was selected for the Berklee Summer Jazz Workshop band led by Terri Lyne Carrington. In 2010, Caili was one of five female jazz pianists invited to participate in the inaugural Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Emerging Artists Workshop held at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and to perform at a showcase concert at the Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival.
In January 2011, Caili was chosen to become a member of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), an intensive performance program headed by highly acclaimed pianist Danilo Perez. Caili has recently performed with the BGJI at the Toronto Jazz Festival and at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, opening for French pianist Martial Solal. She has studied with Dr. Billy Taylor, Danilo Perez, Joanne Brackeen, Terri Lyne Carrington, Hal Crook and Greg Osby.

Caili's resume includes performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Monterey Jazz Festival, Portland Jazz Festival, Mt. Hood Jazz Festival (as pianist for Terrell Stafford), and the Berklee Performance Center.