Centipede were an English jazz/progressive rock/big band with more than 50 members, organized and led by the British free jazz pianist Keith Tippett. Formed in 1970, it brought together musicians from a number of bands, including Soft Machine, King Crimson, Nucleus and Blossom Toes.

Centipede performed several concerts in England, toured France, and recorded a double-album before disbanding at the end of 1971. They reformed briefly in 1975 to play at a few French jazz festivals.

15th November 1970, Lyceum

14th October 1971, Royal Albert Hall