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"This amazing ensemble does just about everything right."
-Richard Gehr, Village Voice


Featuring: Tom Halter, Dan Rosenthal - Trumpets
Joel Yennior - Trombone
Mark Zaleski, Russ Gershon, Charlie Kohlhase - Reeds
Gilson Schachnik - Piano
Rick McLaughlin - Bass
Oscar Suchanek - Drums
Vicente Lebron - Congas has called the Either/Orchestra "the best little big-band ever" and audiences around the world have been seconding that emotion for almost thirty years.

Featuring six horns and a rhythm section that includes conguero Vicente Lebron, when the E/O hits you never know what the next song will bring. You might hear one of leader Russ Gershon's originals, ranging from bop to Latin to funk, or the band could dip into the repertoire of Ethiopian music they have learned from the top names in Ethiopian music, or play an unexpected pop nugget. Whatever they play, the E/O gives the song its own unique sound.

And you always know that the arrangements will be top notch - Gershon is a Grammy-nominated arranger - the playing will be tight, and the soloists will go for the jugular every time.

"I have seen the future of big-band music, and it is this 10-piece band from Boston."-Chris Heim, Chicago Tribune

"The leading little big-band in the jazz world."-Bob Blumenthal, Boston Globe

"Worldwide, the Either/Orchestra has precious few rivals." -Tom Surowicz, Twin Cities Reader

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