Born: February 21, 1937 | Died: September 9, 2011
Graham Collier's career spans four decades of innovation at the forefront of British jazz. He was the first British graduate of the Berklee School of Jazz, Boston, and the first British jazz composer to receive a commission from the Arts Council. During this time composition, conducting, education and journalism have taken him around the world.
He was born in Tynemouth, England, in 1937. On leaving school he joined the British Army as a musician, spending three years in Hong Kong. He subsequently won a down beat magazine scholarship to the Berklee School of Music in Boston, studying with Herb Pomeroy and becoming its first British graduate in 1963....
"Relook": Graham Collier 1937-2011: A Memorial 75th Birthday CelebrationCuneiform Records
The Day of the DeadBGO Records
Graham Collier: Darius / Midnight Blue / New Conditions
Darius / Midnight Blue / New ConditionsCuneiform Records
Graham Collier: Directing 14 Jackson PollocksJazz Continuum
Graham Collier: Deep Dark Blue Centre / Portraits / The Alternate...
Deep Dark Blue Centre / Portraits / The Alternate MosaicsCuneiform Records
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