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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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Recent NYC Concert: Spirit Soundings, feat. Grace Hughes, Pamela Wood
 In a concert celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Society for the Arts, Religion, and Contemporary Culture, Aardvark took soundings of the spirit across many idioms.  Highlights included the New York premiere of Mark Harvey's Blood on the Sun/New Moon Rising commemorating 9/11, and the world premiere of a fanfare composed especially for this occasion.
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Bloom:Flute in 19thC NY
Peter Bloom presents a concert-lecture
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Harvey @ Font Festival
Harvey performs, along with AJO alum Frank London...
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Bloom on NYHS Sdtrk
In Nov. 2007, flutist/ saxophonist Peter Bloom and his 19th-century period music group may be heard on the soundtrack for an intriguing new exhibit at the New York Historical Society, French Founding Father: Lafayette's Return to Washington's America. Click here to see more about the exhibit.
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Font Festival Updates
Co-curated by AJO cornet virtuoso Taylor Ho Bynum...
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