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Thu 29 September 2016

BIRMINGHAM JAZZ ORCHESTRA

We are happy to welcome this big band from Birmingham. Playing the music from the orchestra’s two albums, Burns and Rough Boundaries. The Birmingham Jazz Orchestra was founded in September 2014…

Fri 30 September 2016

ADAM GLASSER’S SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ JAM

Adam Glasser knows how to motivate South African music and musicians. A South African Grammy winner, he plays piano and harmonica. Tonight he leads a stellar band in compositions by…

Sat 01 October 2016

PIGFOOT PLAYS BILLY JENKINS

  Pigfoot is Chris Batchelor (trumpet), Liam Noble (piano), James Allsopp (baritone sax), Paul Clarvis (drums) Billy Jenkins is Billy Jenkins. He is one of our most iconic musicians who…

Sun 02 October 2016

AKKU QUARTET

AKKU Quintet are a Swiss band based in Berne, from where they dispense a minimalistic jazz groove to great effect. The five musicians, led by drummer Manuel Pasquinelli, feature a hypnotic…

Mon 03 October 2016

Tue 04 October 2016

Evan Parker

One of our most innovative improvisers, saxophonist Evan Parker, returns with two greats to make a trio – John Edwards on bass, Mark Sanders on drums

Wed 05 October 2016

Thu 06 October 2016

GALEN WESTON BAND

Chicago Blues Galen Galen Weston is a Canadian guitarist and composer who recently celebrated the successful launch of his debut album, “Plugged In”. The Blujazz Label artist who is well-received…

Fri 07 October 2016

Sat 08 October 2016

Malija

Mark Lockheart, Jasper Høiby, Liam Noble. Three of the great heroes of the Vortex team up to create the imaginative and enjoyable jazz that we have been led to expect…

Sun 09 October 2016

Downstairs: THELONIOUS

Hans Koller (Valve Trombone, Euphonium) Martin Speake (Alto Saxophone) Calum Gourlay (Bass) TBC (Drums) Taking inspiration from the Steve Lacy/Roswell Rudd School Days band from the early 1960s, Thelonious explore the…

Mon 10 October 2016

Tue 11 October 2016

Marianne Trudel – TRIFOLIA

Line-up Marianne Trudel – piano,  accordion, voice Etienne Lafrance – double bass Patrick Graham – percussion   The name “trifolia” is often applied to a plant that possesses three leaves.…

Wed 12 October 2016

Ivo Neame and Maciek Pysz duo

In this new collaboration Pysz and Neame explore the exquisite soundworld of the piano and acoustic guitar. These two composers reinterpret existing material of their own, and explore music of…

Thu 13 October 2016

Tots Tunes

The very popular music sessions for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds).  Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience“.   These interactive, energetic sessions involve learning songs…

Fri 14 October 2016

Sat 15 October 2016

TOM HARRISON’S ALBUM LAUNCH

With Cleveland Watkiss, David Lyttle, Daniel Casimir Lineup: Tom Harrison: Alto Saxophone Cleveland Watkiss: Vocals Robert Mitchell: Piano Daniel Casimir: Bass David Lyttle: Drums Tom Harrison: For alto saxophonist/composer Tom…

Sun 16 October 2016

Mon 17 October 2016

Tue 18 October 2016

SoundMoves

Innovative new music, rich choreography, and dynamic improvisation. SoundMoves brings together musicians and dancers from Jazz, Flamenco, Tap Dance, and Classical Indian music to explore rhythm as a way to…

Wed 19 October 2016

Thu 20 October 2016

Tots Tunes

The very popular music sessions for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds).  Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience“.   These interactive, energetic sessions involve learning songs…

Fri 21 October 2016

Monica Vasconcelos

São Paulo born UK based singer and her band play songs of rebellion, reflecting the struggles in Brazil during the ’60s. Musicians: Liam Noble on piano Andres Lafone on bass…

Sat 22 October 2016

Cleveland Watkiss Trio

Great singer launches a new project. Since the 1980s, Cleveland has been known as one of the most dynamic and imaginative singers and producers. His use of multi-effects on his…

Sun 23 October 2016

Mon 24 October 2016

Tue 25 October 2016

Wed 26 October 2016

Thu 27 October 2016

Tots Tunes

The very popular music sessions for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds).  Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience“.   These interactive, energetic sessions involve learning songs…

Sat 29 October 2016

Match and Fuse London festival – Day 2

The annual Match&Fuse London festival brings together the most compelling bands emerging across Europe in a 2-day event with 22 different acts from 14 countries. Borderless and genre-less, it is…

Sun 30 October 2016

Anita Wardell

Anita Wardell ends her workshop weekend with a show where they all show what they have learnt and she then gives a magisterial performance with her band, as ever.

Mon 31 October 2016

Johnny Hunter Quartet

“The band admirably reflects the independent creativity of the new Manchester scene.” – John Fordham on Johnny Hunter Quartet, The Guardian Johnny Hunter is a drummer and band-leader at the…

Wed 02 November 2016

London International Arts Festival presents!

Rekesh Chauhan Having begun his musical journey supporting artists including MOBO award-winning jazz pianist Zoe Rahman he went on to collaborate with Mercury Prize award-winner Talvin Singh OBE.His knack for…

Thu 03 November 2016

Filipe Monteiro

One week before the annual EFG (London Jazz festival), the London-based top Brazilian guitarist and composer Filipe Monteiro is bringing his all stars quintet to perform his music at the…

Sat 05 November 2016

Thu 10 November 2016