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Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, with Guest Ricky Ford, to perform music by Duke Ellington and Mark Harvey

Presented by Americas Musicworks at MIT's Kresge Auditorium, Cambridge MA

Apr 06 2019
Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, with Guest Ricky Ford, to perform music by Duke Ellington and Mark Harvey

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra continues its 46th season with music by Duke Ellington and Aardvark music director Mark Harvey, in an Ellington birthday celebration, featuring acclaimed tenor saxophonist Ricky Ford as special guest.

Called “stunningly beautiful and adventurous” (New York City Jazz Record), and hailed as "one of the best jazz ensembles in the world" (Jazz Podium, Germany), The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra welcomes tenor saxophonist Ricky Ford as special guest in a Duke Ellington birthday celebration on MIT's mainstage, Kresge Auditorium.   Ford has played with the Ellington Orchestra under Mercer Ellington, and with Charles Mingus, Lionel Hampton, Abdullah Ibrahim, and other jazz luminaries. He recorded 21

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48 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

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