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Internationally acclaimed Aardvark Jazz Orchestra Oct 2 at Scullers Jazz Club, CD Release Party
Scullers Jazz Club
The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, one of the longest running large jazz ensembles in the world, has been called “stunning” (Billboard.com), “brilliant” (CultureJazzFrance) and “a bracing walk on the wild side of the big band spectrum” (JazzTimes). The famed orchestra opens its 42nd season at Scullers Jazz Club Boston on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 8 pm, with the North American release of the band’s 12th CD, Impressions (Leo Records), featuring compositions by Aardvark music director Mark Harvey. Tickets: $25. Information: 617-562-4111 or www.scullersjazz.com The band will perform selections from the new CD (The Journey and West End Rundown), plus Django Reinhardt’s Manoir de mes Reves (arranged by Bob Brookmeyer), Dizzy Gillespie's Manteca, and the Mary Lou Williams classic Roll 'Em.