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June 2014

Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica's large ensemble named a Downbeat "Big Band Rising Star" in the 62th Annual Critics' Poll

Newsletter - Aug 15, 2014

Orchestrotica News: Raffle, Oct. Shows, Tees, Tiki Oasis, and more

Hello !I hope yours has been as enjoyable as mine. Mr. Ho has been deep into his urban gardening as usual trying to grow lime trees and steaks but having more luck with zucchini and lettuce. And, I had a fantastic time visiting Portugal in July t…more

Big band seated at left (2011). Quartet standing at right by Robin Holland.

Big Band:
The Lost Music of Esquivel

The world's only "top notch" 22-pc Esquivel space-age pop band.

Quintet:
Global Jazz & Exotic Chamber Music

"A marvelously flexible" quintet blending jazz, world music, and chamber music.

New Album! (Nov. 2013)

Cover Image of the new album, Where Here Meets There

Where Here Meets There

This is the band's second small-ensemble album and third in the Exotica for Modern Living Series. The recording is for pre-sale below in digital, CD and 12" 180-gram audiophile-grade vinyl formats.
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"Wonderful!"—Jazz Weekly

"Best CDs of 2013"—Panamerika

"…a timeless magnum opus."…"—World Music Report

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Upcoming Concerts

Oct 17 Lily Pad 7:30 PM
Cambridge, MA
Cambridge, MA
Oct 18 Shapeshifter 8:30 PM
Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn, NY

"…anything but straightforward"

—Washington Post

"…deliciously demented and entertaining in equal parts."

—Wall Street Journal

2 of the Top 10 Records for 2011

—The Huffington Post

Winner: 2012 Music Poll - Best World Music Act

—The Boston Phoenix
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Discography

The Unforgettable Sounds of Esquivel Third River Rangoon