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Newsletter - Feb 5, 2016

Tickets on sale for our upcoming tour - got yours?

Hi,In just two weeks, the quintet, along with my cough, a possible respiratory infection, and some fresh snow will trek west to bring your our Golden State Exotica Tour. This sick new 8-pc lineup of the band sounds a bit more frigid and hoarse than …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 & chamber music

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

Upcoming Concerts

Feb 17 San Carlos Eclectic Music Festival —San Carlos County Library (a San Mateo County Library) 7:00 PM
San Carlos, CA
San Carlos, CA
Feb 18 Doc's Lab 8:00 PM • Tickets
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
Feb 19 Bali Hai Restaurant 8:00 PM • Tickets
San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA
Feb 20 Alvas Showroom 8:00 PM • Tickets
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA

Flyer for California Tour in February 2016

Latest 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. For sale in the store in digital, CD and 12" 180-gram audiophile-grade vinyl formats. Red Vinyl is exclusively available on Orchestrotica.com.
Listen Free / Buy

"Wonderful!"—Jazz Weekly

"Best CDs of 2013"—Panamerika

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

Buy In The Store

"…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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Now playing in 7,500 stores worldwide!

Discography

The Unforgettable Sounds of Esquivel Third River Rangoon Where Here Meets There