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Nu Civilisation Orchestra With Soweto Kinch at Southbank Centre

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This event celebrates jazz greats Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Mongo Santamaria, Tadd Dameron, Buddy Rich, and Thelonious Monk. To mark the centenary of the birth of these icons, Nu Civilisation Orchestra (originally Tomorrow's Warriors Jazz Orchestra) delivers a spectacular evening combining archive film portraits with big band classics featuring some of today's finest jazz musicians. The programme features performances from award-winning saxophonists Binker Golding (Binker and Moses) and Nathaniel Facey (Empirical), the renowned Byron Wallen on trumpet, and intaica) under the directorship of acclaimed composer, pianist and conductor Peter Edwards. This show also features the multitalented British jazz alto saxophonist and rapper Soweto Kinch. Opening for these outstanding artists are talented young musicians from six Brighton schools performing as part of The Jazz Ticket schools programme. The Jazz Ticket, a project by Tomorrow's Warriors, gives young musicians the opportunity to work with leading jazz professionals to develop their performance and improvisation skills, while exploring the rich and inspiring history of the genre.

Venue Details & Map

Southbank Centre

Belvedere Road
0844 847 9910
Public transport:
Underground and Rail Stations: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross or Waterloo East Buses stop on Waterloo Bridge, York Road, Belvedere Road and Stamford Street.

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