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Mark Harvey, founder and director of the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra. (Credit: Kate Matson)
Mark Harvey, founder and director of the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra. (Credit: Kate Matson)

Boston composer Mark Harvey takes us on a tour of his “Boston JazzScape,” a musical portraiture capturing a variety of significant events in the city’s history — from the school desegregation efforts of the 1970s to former Mayor Kevin White’s “Summerthing” initiative.

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra performs on Saturday, November 2nd at MIT's Killian Hall.

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Mark Harvey, music lecturer at MIT, music director of the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra and composer of “Boston JazzScape”

This segment aired on October 22, 2013.

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