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Aardvark Jazz Orchestra to Celebrate Duke Ellington

Presented by Americas Musicworks at First Parish in Concord, Concord MA

Sep 22 2019
Aardvark Jazz Orchestra to Celebrate Duke Ellington

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra (Mark Harvey, director) will open its 47th season with a Duke Ellington Celebration, including hits like Satin Doll and Solitude, and sacred music with the First Parish of Concord choir, directed by Elizabeth Norton.

Mark Harvey and his Aardvark Jazz Orchestra will honor Duke Ellington (1899-1974) in his 120th birthday year with a concert celebrating joy, justice, and love - themes that were important for Ellington throughout his life.  Selections will range widely, from hits like Satin Doll, Solitude, and I’m Beginning to See the Light, to joyful music from Ellington’s Sacred Concerts.   Among the sacred works, Aardvark will perform New World A-Comin’ which Duke described as “a place where there

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Advance tickets $20.00 at

Price at door: $25.00

Contact: 978-369-9602 x 420



First Parish in Concord

20 Lexington Rd., Concord, MA 01742

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