With Aardvark Jazz Orchestra

MIT Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts, Cambridge, MA

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra with Guest Artist Ricky Ford Music by Duke Ellington and Mark Harvey   Aardvark celebrates the 120th birthday of Duke Ellington (1899-1974) with music by the maestro including Chinoiserie and Praise God and Dance (from the Second Sacred Concert).  Also: the premiere of Mark Harvey’s latest work Of the People, together with other Mark Harvey originals, including No Walls, Aardvark’s anthem of hope and inclusivity.  Acclaimed tenor saxophonist Ricky Ford joins the band as guest artist.