The Vortex & Cafe OTO celebrate Evan Parker's 70th. 21, 23, 25 Oct at The Vortex
Blow the Fuse celebrates its 25th birthday with the musicians from their very first night back in 1989
Louise Elliott sax/flute
Cheryl Alleyne drums
With special guests Josefina Cupido and Ruby Thompson
Hosting, toasting and playing – Deirdre Cartwright and Alison Rayner
Expect an evening of exuberant playing, Latin and African influences mixed with blues and jazz, older excerpts from the guest stars, and shiny new songs from singer songwriter Ruby Thompson.
Join the celebration as we celebrate the first 25 years of Blow the Fuse! We look back, we peer forward….
Louise Elliott, virtuoso flute and sax player has played regularly with Grand Union, Penny Rimbaud and Yusuf Ali Khan.
Cheryl Alleyne Studied Jazz and Classical music at the College of Arts & Technology and then returned to London where she worked with Loose Tubes, The Jazz Warriors and rap/hip-hop group ‘Us3’.
Josefina Cupido is a charismatic vocalist and percussionist with a unique voice that sits between Phoebe Snow and cante flamenco.
Ruby Thompson will be singing with guitar, piano, ukelele and a paper cup!