John Turnbull created this 75 minute jazz cabaret of cool beat generation poetry and hot jazz with Camilla Rountree.

Saxophonist and composer of Birth Of The Cool's original score, Paul Cutlan is accompanied by Steve Arie on bass and Fabian Hevia on drums and vibes. From them comes the hot jazz. From John Turnbull comes the cool words of the beat generation. Reliving the life and work of beat poets Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, William S Burroughs and Gregory Corso.

The Band, the show's specifications, and Birth of the Cool history are detailed on the sub-pages to the right of this panel.

Plans are in development for a tour of the USA.

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