Nu Civilisation Orchestra
Founded by Gary Crosby OBE and led by Peter Edwards, the Nu Civilisation Orchestra represents an evolution in the contemporary jazz orchestra. The NCO produces diverse and forward-thinking music.
Previous commissions include repertoire from Duke Ellington, Joe Harriott, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus; literary and film collaborations with author Lemn Sissay and documentary film director John Okomfrah; media broadcasts on Channel 4 Television and BBC Radio, and live concerts at BFI, Southbank Centre and Rich Mix.
From 2017 London’s most diverse orchestra, the Nu Civilisation Orchestra will take up artistic residency at Rich Mix, London’s most diverse art centre in London’s most diverse borough.