Nu Civilisation Orchestra tour their take on Joni Mitchell albums Hejira (1976) and Mingus (1979) this autumn. Featuring singer Eska, Peter Edwards musically directs and conducts the 19-piece ensemble whose members include pianist Sarah Tandy, bassist Jihad Darwish and Sons of Kemet drummer Eddie Hick.
Dates in these Tomorrow's Warriors curated shows are Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool (13 November), QEH, London, London Jazz Festival (17 Nov), Dome Brighton (19 Nov), Lighthouse Poole (20 Nov), St George's Bristol (24 Nov), Firestation Sunderland (27 Nov). Eska, top. Photo: Jaroslav Moravec