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Aardvark 48th Season in full swing

Please join us for our Virtual Fall Season as we kickoff The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra’s 48th Season.  We’ll be sharing videos from our archives throughout the Fall, and we’ll be celebrating our new CD, Faces of Souls with a livestream Zoom event in November.  Browse Read More …

Aardvark Celebrates American Heroes

Aardvark continues its 48th season with another video from our archives.  As Election Day is less than 2 weeks away, we are thinking about how all of us can stand together to protect our democracy.  Please join us in watching Tony Hill’s short film about Mark Read More …

Aardvark Jazz featured on WMBR New Edge

Ken Field played a track from Aardvark’s Faces of Souls CD (“Lament for the City”) on his New Edge show Tuesday, October 13.  He also played a track from A Rite for All Souls (“The Rite Concluded”). The New Edge program features 2 hours each Read More …

Aardvark: How it all began

Today, we reveal the true history of the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra!  Mark Harvey explains the origins of the band in an interview with Tom Hall.  Special thanks to Tom and ImprovLive 365. Share the story, it’s easy: Click the social buttons at left or use Read More …

Listen Now: Faces of Souls Preview

Listen to Mark Harvey’s piece “Sisyphus” from Aardvark’s new CD, Faces of Souls: Learn more about the new CD and the CD release event. On November 15 at 7:00 pm, we’ll be hosting a livestream event to celebrate Aardvark’s new CD, Faces of Souls.   Distinguished jazz Read More …

Aardvark performs “The Mooche”

On Tuesday, September 8, we opened the season with a short video of Aardvark Jazz Orchestra performing The Mooche, a Duke Ellington classic from the Cotton Club-era, transcribed from the original arrangement.

A Scullers Look-Back: Tubulidentata

Enjoy an archival video from Aardvark’s 2012 show at Scullers: Cantata Tubulidentata (Parts 1 and 2), Mark Harvey’s humorous suite, literally “The Song of the Aardvarks.”   Many thanks to Tom Hall and ImprovLive 365 for the videos. Cantata Tubulidentata Part 1 Cantata Tubulidentata Part 2

October: The Election Special

Get ready for October! We will be sharing our Election Special featuring videos of Aardvark performing two pieces by Mark Harvey: “Looking Glass Blues” and “No Walls.”  Follow our Facebook page for an upcoming invite.

Virtual CD Release Event: Faces of Souls

On November 15 at 7:00 pm, we’ll be hosting a livestream event to celebrate Aardvark’s new CD, Faces of Souls.  Order the CD online right now! Distinguished jazz journalist Bob Blumenthal will interview Mark Harvey, and they’ll play excerpts from the recording. Here’s a sneak Read More …