Nu Civilisation Orchestra – ‘better than the original Mingus recording’

It’s all about sex at NCO’s orgy of great Mingus in London Jazz Festival

On Friday 22 November, the Nu Civilisation Orchestra will be in the Purcell Room at Southbank Centre as part of the 2013 London Jazz Festival, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the release of what is widely regarded as Charles Mingus' finest work and one of the best albums of all time: The Black Saint and…Read more It’s all about sex at NCO’s orgy of great Mingus in London Jazz Festival

Nu Civilisation Orchestra premieres Peter Edwards’ WHERE DREAMS LEAD at Southbank Centre

A fantastic world premiere of Peter Edwards' new piece, Where Dreams Lead on Saturday in tribute to Dr Martin Luther King Jr. The work was commissioned by the Lively Up! Festival as part of their programme to mark the 50th Anniversary of Dr King's 'March For Jobs' (more commonly known as his 'I Have A Dream')…Read more Nu Civilisation Orchestra premieres Peter Edwards’ WHERE DREAMS LEAD at Southbank Centre

Nu Civilisation Orchestra to premiere new Peter Edwards tribute to Martin Luther King

We're taking part in the 2013 Lively Up! Festival which this year marks another significant anniversary: 50 years since civil rights activist, Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s historic I Have A Dream oration in which he and fellow leaders in the US Civil Rights Movement called for freedom, justice and equality for ALL people. The Nu Civilisation Orchestra is proud to be premiering a new piece by its…Read more Nu Civilisation Orchestra to premiere new Peter Edwards tribute to Martin Luther King

Nu Civilisation Orchestra joins BBC Concert Orchestra/Radio 3 for Ellington’s HARLEM at Southbank Centre

The Nu Civilisation Orchestra joins the BBC Concert Orchestra for Hidden Voices - a fantastic concert programme for BBC Radio 3 shining a light on the voices of those fighting for black emancipation in the USA in the early 20th Century, Sunday 24 ...

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...