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"Evocations" among NYC Jazz Record Best of '12

We're pleased to announce that Aardvark’s new CD, Evocations (Leo Records) has been named to The New York City Jazz Record’s Best of 2012, Large Ensemble Releases

 Click here to view the full Best of 2012 listings  (PDF, opens in new window)  

 
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JazzTimes: Aardvark honoring Marathon bombing victims & heroes PDF Print E-mail
 The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, one of the longest running large jazz ensembles in the world, continues its historic 41st season with a concert of music by founder and music director Mark Harvey on Saturday April 26, 2014 at 8:00 pm at MIT’s Kresge Auditorium. The centerpiece will be the world premiere of Harvey’s Commemoration (Boston 2013), a tribute to the victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon tragedy. No Walls, a staple of the Aardvark repertory, will be offered in a spirit of unity and healing. No Walls has been selected as the official song for JazzBoston’s Jazz Week (April 21-30, 2014). Also on tap: another Mark Harvey premiere, Spaceways,a celebration of Sun Ra in his centennial year. This concert is presented by MIT Music and Theater Arts, in conjunction with JazzBoston’s Jazz Week and the Smithsonian Institution’s observance of April as National Jazz Appreciation Month. Read the full article. 
 
Sat. 4/26: Commemoration (Boston 2013) PDF Print E-mail
The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra presents a very special concert on Saturday, April 26, at MIT’s Kresge Auditorium, Cambridge, MA, at 8 PM, free admission.  All compositions by music director Mark Harvey.

The world premiere of “Commemoration (Boston 2013),” inspired by last year’s Marathon tragedy will pay homage to the victims and survivors of that event. 
 
“No Walls,” a bulwark of the Aardvark repertory, will be offered in a spirit of unity and healing, as well as serving as the official song for Boston’s Jazz Week (April 21 – 30). The program will also include  another premiere, “Spaceways,” a tribute to Sun Ra in observance of his centennial.

This concert is presented by MIT Music and Theater Arts, in conjunction with JazzBoston’s Jazz Week and the Smithsonian Institution’s observance of April as National Jazz Appreciation Month.
 
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