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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 - May 1, 2014

Why are we in Hong Kong? Free music? Georgian Chant?

Hi, In just about a week on May 9th, we’ll be back at the Regatta Bar in Cambridge to present out spring concert, "Subjects of Interpretation," featuring s…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

7/2014: We're working on our upcoming tour dates and will post them soon. Get on the mailing list for the latest news. Follow the band on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates!

"…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

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