PREVIEW: Nu Civilisation Orchestra – PARALLEL: Tribute To Joe Harriott – 17 November

Here's an excellent preview by Jon Turney for the London Jazz Blog of the forthcoming London premiere on 17 November of the Nu Civilisation Orchestra's outstanding programme, Parallel: A Tribute To Joe Harriott - Where Music Meets Art at the Purce...

Nu Civilisation Orchestra perform Joe Harriott's 'Parallel' at St George's Bristol

BBC MUSIC REVIEW: Nu Civilisation Orchestra – Joe Harriott Tribute

Fab review by Neil McKim for BBC Music Magazine of the Nu Civilisation Orchestra concert -Parallel: A Tribute To Joe Harriott at St George's Bristol on 10 October, and opening support,Bristol Reggae Orchestra. Courtesy of Classical-music.com - The...

Nu Civilisation Orchestra pay tribute to Joe Harriott at Lakeside

At Lakeside Arts Centre, an 11-piece ensemble from the Nu Civilisation Orchestra - including originalTomorrow's Warriors trumpeter Byron Wallen - premiered a set of simply sublime music by Jamaican free form jazz genius, Joe Harriott specially orc...

Nu Civvies Rehearsals off to a great start on Joe Harriott project

Rehearsals got off to a great start last weekend with a crack team of 'Nu Civvies' - as our musicians are very fondly known - in preparation for a world premiere as part of the Lively Up! Festival in celebration of 50 Years of Jamaican Independenc...

LondonJazz Review… Nu Civilisation Orchestra

Binker Golding directing the Nu Civilisation Orchestra. Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure. All Rights reserved Nu Civilisation Orchestra (Dir. Peter Edwards / Binker Golding) Purcell Room, March 3rd 2012. Review by Sebastian Scotney This was an enthusi...

Music Nation podcast

Listen to a preview of the Nu Civilisation Orchestra Firebird event on the Music Nation podcast - it starts at 10:35.

Nu Civilisation Orchestra… Firebird

Excerpts from 1) Blues Ostinata (Peter Edwards), 2. Maenad's Suite (Binker Golding), 3. Ebony Concerto (Stravinsky) Saturday 3 March at 7.45pm Purcell Room, Southbank Centre SE1 8XX Saturday 28 April at 8.00pm Turner Sims, Southampton SO17 1BJ Fir...

Firebird… a Stravinsky-Parker sound clash

This autumn, the Nu Civilisation Orchestra will present Firebird, a new programme of work exploring musical paths that converge at the crossroads of jazz and classical music, where Charlie Parker meets Igor Stravinsky, Wayne Shorter meets Jean Sib...

Tomorrow’s Warriors Jazz Orchestra becomes Nu Civilisation Orchestra

The Nu Civilisation Orchestra is the new name of the Tomorrow’s Warriors Jazz Orchestra, a fully professional 16-piece orchestra comprising past and present members of the Tomorrow’s Warriors artist development programme. Tomorrow’s Warriors Artis...

Tomorrow’s Warriors Jazz Orchestra Plays The Music of Steve Williamson

Saturday 23 July at 7:45pm Purcell Room, Southbank Centre The Tomorrow's Warriors Jazz Orchestra premiere new arrangements of the music of Steve Williamson by members of our young composers and arrangers programme: Peter Edwards, Binker Golding, J...