Aardvark Jazz Orchestra @Scullers

  • Scullers Jazz Club Doubletree Guest Suites 400 Soldiers Field Road Boston, MA, 02134 United States

Mobius Artist Tom Plsek, is playing in a concert with the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra on  Thursday, October 8th.

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra:  43rd Season Opener and CD Release

Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Jazz Americana, featuring the CD release of Richard Nelson’s Deep River

Scullers Jazz Club

Doubletree Guest Suites, 400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA

Admission: $25.  Validated parking.

Reservations and information: 617-562-4111 or www.scullersjazz.com

www.aardvarkjazz.com

 

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, led by founder/director Mark Harvey, kicks off its 43rd season at Scullers with a show of Jazz Americana, featuring the CD-release of Deep River, a powerful and evocative suite written for Aardvark by Richard Nelson (“an ambitious and daring composer – Allaboutjazz.com).  In addition, Aardvark performs Billy Strayhorn’s classic Chelsea Bridge, marking the centennial of this great American composer, and the band pays tribute to New Orleans a decade after hurricane Katrina, with Mark Harvey’s NOLA and Duke Ellington's raucous Second Line from his New Orleans Suite. 

 

Aardvark is:  Arni Cheatham, Peter Bloom, Phil Scarff, Chris Rakowski, Dan Zupan, Tim O’Dell/saxes and woodwinds; K.C. Dunbar, Jeanne Snodgrass/trumpets; Bob Pilkington,  Anita Jerosch, Tom Plsek; Bill Lowe, bass trombone/tuba; Richard Nelson/guitar; John Funkhouser/string bass; Harry Wellott/drums; Jerry Edwards and Grace Hughes, vocalists; Mark Harvey/trumpet, music director.   Aardvark veteran trombonists Jay Keyser and Jeff Marsanskis will not be on the Scullers show but should be rejoining Aardvark for the next show November 14 at MIT’s Killian Hall.  

 

Spellbinding – The Boston Globe

 

Captivating – Jazz Improv

 

An exceptional big band – CultureJazz.Fr

 

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra is managed by Americas Musicworks

Rebecca DeLamotte, Managing Director, 29 Newbury Street, Somerville, MA 02144

Telephone 617-776-8778.  Email:  delamotte-amw@comcast.net