Peter Edwards directs the Nu Civilisation Orchestra Ensemble in a performance of music by Miles Davis and other jazz greats as the live soundtrack to John Akomfrah’s acclaimed 2013 film, The Stuart Hall Project.
In 1958 Duke Ellington was presented to HM Queen Elizabeth II at a private reception, a meeting of such impact that he promised to compose a suite in her honour. Inspired by the beauty and majesty of nature, The Queen's Suite - one of Ellington's most beautiful works - remained hidden from the public until…Read more The Queen’s Suite
Last week Tomorrow’s Warriors artistic director, Gary CrosbyOBE was able to publicly share his admiration for his mentor at a special interactive concert during the London Jazz Festival. Today, we are so very proud to celebrate the 100th birthday of the double bass jazz giant and unmatched legend, MrColeridge Goode: ‘Lord Master of the Lower Frequencies’.
Happy Birthday Coleridge! may you celebrate many more glorious years with your family and friends, and keep on inspiring future generations of jazz musicians and lovers of jazz music.
Please join us in celebrating Coleridge’s incredible talent, his influence on the jazz scene and beyond and, most of all, the pure generosity and humanity he shows to those who come after him. Send your appreciation by tweeting #OnceInACentury #ColeridgeGoode100 or commenting on Facebook.
Coleridge Goode, born 29 November 1914, Jamaica, West Indies.
Thanks to Coleridge Goode’s family for photographs and…
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