Jazz Podium (Germany) called the disc "fresh .unconventional .Aardvark Jazz Orchestra proves once more its reputation as one of the best jazz ensembles in the world," while Jazz Views (UK) praised the "highly imaginative and varied music which is marvelously suggestive of its themes .The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra
play beautifully all the way through the album.
Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm, Aardvark Jazz Orchestra
: Eclectic Explorations, Killian Hall, MIT, 160 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA, Free Admission, Information: 617-452-3205.
Bloom, long-time flutist and saxophonist with the internationally acclaimed Aardvark Jazz Orchestra
, will celebrate the band's historic 40th season as Aardvark performs music by founder and director Mark Harvey.
Highlights included centennial celebrations of jazz great Mary Lou Williams with the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra
at Boston College and Stonehill College; a solo recital of music by Sidney Lanier for Historic Macon (GA), performed on a period flute by illustrious New York maker Alfred G.
With the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra
, Bloom performed new works by music director Mark Harvey, including Bailout Blues, while also saluting the 110th birthday of Duke Ellington with classics and rarities by the Maestro.