Shabaka Hutchings shares new composition for Stop the War

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In memory of the victims of the Hiroshima bombing.

Shabaka Hutchings will share a new composition on the 75th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, via Stop the War Coalition this August.

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The new composition has been created in response to the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945, which killed an estimated 135,000 people.

Alongside the live stream concert, Stop the War will also be profiling anti-war jazz records, starting with John Coltrane’s performance of ‘Peace on Earth’ from his Concert in Japan album.

Stop the War Coalition will stream Hutchings’ new composition live across their social media platforms on Thursday 6th August from at 7.00pm GMT.

Head here for more info.

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