Nu Civilisation Orchestra are touring a jazz interpretation of What’s Going On themed around Marvin Gaye’s classic 1971 album beginning during October's Black History Month. Conducted by Peter Edwards, the NCO, recently in action playing Joe Harriott material, have special guest the great film actor Colin Salmon joining the tour. Dates are: Brighton Dome, 30 October; St George's, Bristol, 12 November; QEH, London Jazz Festival, 18 Nov; Town Hall, Birmingham, 19 Nov; Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, 24 Nov; and Colyer Fergusson Hall, Canterbury, 26 Nov.
Nu Civilisation Orchestra, main image and Peter Edwards above. Photos: marlbank