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

Take a walk back in time as we reveal the true history of the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra! Mark Harvey explains the origins of the band in an informative interview with Tom Hall.  Special thanks to Tom and ImprovLive 365. Share the story, it’s easy: Click the 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

▶ 2020 Virtual Holiday Concert Supported Poor People’s United Fund

Aardvark’s 48th Annual Christmas Concert was a virtual excursion into Aardvark’s Christmas archives.  If you missed the live event, join us now in celebrating Aardvark’s 48th Annual Christmas Concert which revisited the band’s performance of the Ellington/Strayhorn Nutcracker Suite, originally recorded in December 2013 at Boston’s Emmanuel Church.  Read More …

Listen to Aardvark’s Latest CD: Democratic Vistas

Inspired by Walt Whitman’s 1875 essay of the same name, DEMOCRATIC VISTAS is a Jeremiad on the corruption and spiritual/moral rot of our social-political situation. Among the pieces are the “De-Evolution Blues,” the 10-movement “Swamp-A-Rama” Suite, serious and satirical by turns—from the “Trumputin Tango” to Read More …