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Graham Collier

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.

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Albums

Graham Collier: Luminosity
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Jazzcontinuum
2014
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"Relook": Graham...
Cuneiform Records
2012
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The Day of the Dead
The Day of the Dead
BGO Records
2011
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Graham Collier: Darius / Midnight Blue / New Conditions
Graham Collier:...

2010
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Darius / Midnight...
Cuneiform Records
2009
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Graham Collier: Directing 14 Jackson Pollocks
Graham Collier:...
Jazz Continuum
2009
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