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Noe Socha

Berklee Presents Noe Socha at the Harvard Longwood Campus in the Summer in the City Concert Series

The lunchtime crowd at the Harvard Longwood lawn welcomed Noe Socha Wednesday afternoon and he did not disappoint. Playing a mixture of Blues, classical guitar and some interesting original material, Noe jammed on his guitar with an amount of clarity I haven’t seen in a long time.

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Berklee guitarist felt the souls of Mississippi blues pioneers

Noe Socha turned 20 on his trip to Mississippi, though his birthday was the dimmest of the highlights from his trip. Noe is a deep devote of the blues and the Mississippi musicians whose music has transcended generations and oceans to influence a kid from Capri, Italy, who started out playing classical music on his guitar. This was his first trip down South and every time he stepped out of the van to explore another historic landmark, he tapped into something spiritual coming up from the grounds where Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Honey Boy Edwards, B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and Albert King once roamed with their guitars.

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Berklee’s return to Mississippi

Students, faculty, and staff recently headed South for an annual traverse through Mississippi.  The group represented the fourth Berklee Mississippi Music Exchange, which trades education, music, and culture between Berklee and kindred organizations throughout the state.  The trip itinerary included auditioning  Mississippi youth for summer scholarships, and gigs and blues and civil rights tours for the Berklee crew.

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