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Paintings for Jazz Orchestra (1995)

Paintings for Jazz Orchestra (1995)This recording was inspired by six paintings by Stuart Davis. Here is a sampling of the response to this recording:

"Paintings is quite a success. . . genuinely contemporary big band jazz, likely to appeal to [those] who share an interest in Charles Ives and Duke Ellington."
Jazz Journal International

"Les soloistes et l'ecriture traduit parfaitment cette abstraction."
Jazz Magazine

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44th Annual Christmas Concert
Aardvark Jazz Orchestra Christmas Concert
Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 PM - 9 PM

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra will hold its 44th Annual Christmas Concert as a benefit for the Refugee Immigration Ministry (RIM), an organization of multiple faiths and cultures that provides community-based support to individuals and families who have been uprooted by violence.  
  
The concert will feature Mark Harvey’s piece No Walls, an anthem of inclusivity, healing and joy, together with jazz carols and selections from the Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite – an exuberant big band take on the perennial classic.
 
Tickets:  $20 at the door. Information:  617-776-8778 or 617-452-3205.  “Exhilarating…ebullient…Aardvark and Ellington are an ideal couple.”  (Allaboutjazz.com)  To read about RIM, please visit:  http://r-i-m.net/
 
Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston
15 Newbury St, Boston, Massachusetts 02116 
 

 
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