ICYMI: CD Release Concert: Democratic Vistas/Election Special

In case you missed it: Aardvark celebrated the release of the band’s 15th CD, Democratic Vistas (Aardvark’s 9th recording on the prestigious Leo Records label). Selections from Mark Harvey’s Swamp-A-Rama suite were performed, including Fake News Blewz and Trumputin Tango. Also: Bullythug Ramble and No Walls, Aardvark’s anthem of hope and inclusivity. In early critical acclaim, Democratic Vistas has Read More …

Aardvarks Improvise at FiLmprov Event

Back in February at Killian Hall, MIT, the MIT Music and Theater Arts presented FiLmprov One, 2, 3 The musical improvisation event featured films by animator/artist Kate Matson with a live soundtrack by the FiLmprov Ensemble consisting of Aardvarks: Peter Bloom, Phil Scarff, Dan Zupan, woodwinds Mark Harvey, music director, trumpet John Read More …

Supporting the Poor Peoples United Fund

RECENT: The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra held its 45th Annual Christmas Concert Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 7:30 pm at Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA benefiting the Poor People’s United Fund. Despite inclement weather, a strong audience turnout enjoyed a swinging, soulful Christmas program Read More …

Aardvark Jazztet Performs Summer Concerts in NH

RECENT: The Aardvark Jazztet, featuring members of the legendary Aardvark Jazz Orchestra performed two concerts last summer in NH. The Jazztet features: Mark Harvey, trumpet and music director Arni Cheatham, saxophones Peter H. Bloom, flutes and saxophones John Funkhouser, piano; Jesse Williams, string bass; Harry Wellott, drums Read More …