Tomorrow’s Warriors announced today that its illustrious multi award-winning alumna and tenor saxophonist Nubya Garcia will perform alongside the shapeshifting Nu Civilisation Orchestra (NCO) for an exploration of Stan Getz’s Focus. An exciting concert marking over 60 years of the seminal jazz masterpiece from a true great, Focus will take place at Royal Festival Hall,…Read more Nu Civilisation Orchestra and Nubya Garcia present the Stan Getz masterpiece Focus at the Royal Festival, Hall London
Aladdin Sane Live : NCO leads a 50th anniversary reimagining of Bowie’s classic album at the Royal Festival Hall
Nu Civilisation Orchestra will lead Aladdin Sane Live – reimagining David Bowie’s masterpiece Aladdin Sane on the album’s 50th anniversary year, as part ofThe Southbank Centre’s Aladdin Sane: 50 Years.Coinciding with the release of the album fifty years ago, music artists will pay tribute to Aladdin Sane at the Royal Festival Hall on Friday 21…Read more Aladdin Sane Live : NCO leads a 50th anniversary reimagining of Bowie’s classic album at the Royal Festival Hall
A Look Back at NCO feat. ESKA: Touring Joni Mitchell’s Hejira & Mingus, November 2022
Looking back at a fantastic 6-date national tour.
NCO and ESKA Tour Joni Mitchell’s Hejira & Mingus: National Dates Throughout November 2022
Tomorrow’s Warriors announced today Nu Civilisation Orchestra: Hejira and Mingus – an exciting and distinctive six date tour of the UK this November, to celebrate the jazz legend Charles Mingus’ centenary.
NCO perform Duke Ellington’s The Queen’s Suite at Southbank Centre, London
Nu Civilisation Orchestra will perform a selection of Duke Ellington’s compositions, including The Queen’s Suite inspired by his meeting with the Queen in 1958, as a prominent part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations at the Southbank Centre, London, on Friday 3 June
And the winner is…Peter Edwards & Nu Civilisation Orchestra
Fantastic news! PRS for Music Foundation has announced a new project for the Nu Civilisation Orchestra, A Journey With The Giants Of Jazz as one of twenty commissions selected for the New Music Biennial 2017! The project will be co-produced by Turner Sims and Tomorrow's Warriors as part of the ongoing artistic association between the two organisations, and will see the creation of a new work for the…Read more And the winner is…Peter Edwards & Nu Civilisation Orchestra
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
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...