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Fri 19 January 2018

Enzo Zirilli Zirobop

Hailing from Turin Drummer/Percussionist Enzo Zirilli arrived in London in 2004 to become one of the most sought after drummers on the London scene and beyond, working with the likes…

Sat 20 January 2018

NYJC & Hackney Youth Jazz Ensemble

Vortex – In The Changes, NYJC and Hackney Music Service present a series of Saturday concerts featuring the bright stars of tomorrow’s jazz. The National Youth Jazz Collective is a…

Sun 21 January 2018

Cygnus Flare

Armenian pianist Arman Vardanyan, bassist David Horler, and drummer Caroline Scott are three exciting young professional musicians who have come together to fuse their vast musical influences into a fresh…

Mon 22 January 2018

Evan Parker and Friends

The spectrum of music played by Evan Parker ranges from “free jazz” to “free improvisation”. Each month Evan invites different guests to play with him. This month’s guests include Alex…

Tue 23 January 2018

Tom Ollendorff/Geoff Simkins

A meeting of generations! Guitarist Tom Ollendorff distinguished himself at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, winning the Yamaha scholarship in 2015.  Since graduating, he has been based…

Wed 24 January 2018

Talinka

Tali Atzmon – Voice Yaron Stavi – Double Bass Jenny Bliss Bennett – Viola De Gamba, Violin, flute and voice  Gilad Atzmon – Bass Clarinet, Accordion and Soprano Sax Talinka defies…

Thu 25 January 2018

Fri 26 January 2018

CLARK TRACEY QUINTET

The English equivalent of Art Blakey – a great drummer, most often known here for his work with father Stan, works today with the stars of tomorrow. Playing originals and standards…

Sat 27 January 2018

Three Way Stretch + Liam Noble Trio

A double bill of two contrasting trios both of which feature pianist Liam Noble and drummer Dave Wickins. Malcolm Earle Smith (trombone) joins Liam and Dave to perform with Three…

Tue 30 January 2018

Loz Speyer’s Time Zone

Loz Speyer – trumpet, flugelhorn Martin Hathaway – alto sax, bass clarinet Stuart Hall – guitar Dave Manington – double bass Andy Ball – drums Maurizio Ravalico – congas + special…

Thu 01 February 2018

Fri 02 February 2018

Sat 03 February 2018

Sun 04 February 2018

Tue 06 February 2018

LEKAN BABALOLA’S SACRED FUNK QUARTET  

LEKAN BABALOLA’S SACRED FUNK QUARTET   LEKAN BABALOLA (percussion), KATE LUXMORE (bass clarinet), BEN MARKLAND (bass) and RUBEN REYNOLDS (guitar) Twice Grammy award winning Nigerian percussionist Lekan Babalola is well known…

Fri 09 February 2018

ALEX BONNEY QUARTET + UNKLAR

A double bill highlighting the close links between the new jazz scenes in London and Paris  UNKLAR Nicolas Stephan saxophone, composition Fanny Ménégoz flûtes Antonin Rayon orgue hammond B3 /…

Sat 10 February 2018

Mon 12 February 2018

Warriors International present: Freedom

Continuing into the New Year the monthly open-minded Freedom Improv session. There’s an opening short set from an adhoc ensemble, swiftly followed by constantly shifting sets of soul stirring improv sessions…

Tue 13 February 2018

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Thu 15 February 2018

Fri 16 February 2018

Mon 19 February 2018

Calum Gourlay Big Band

Bassist Calum Gourlay’s big band is a band of energy and joy, having developed over the course of over a year at the Vortex. He brings stunning arrangements and a…

Wed 21 February 2018

Thu 22 February 2018

Fri 23 February 2018

Meg Morley Trio

Recently deemed an ‘Exceptional Talent’ by Arts Council England, Meg Morley released two debut recordings of her original music in 2017.

Sat 24 February 2018

Sun 25 February 2018

Tue 27 February 2018

Noah Stoneman Trio

Noah Stoneman was  a finallist in the recent BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year. He is also a member of the band of trumpeter Alexandra Ridout. Youth, maturity and…

Thu 01 March 2018

Fri 02 March 2018

Wed 07 March 2018

Joyful Noise present: Patrick Bebey solo

French-Cameroonian pianist Patrick Bebey makes his London piano solo debut. Patrick Bebey build his name playing and recording with Miriam Makeba, Papa Wemba, Mory Kante, Roy Ayers, Lokua Kanza, Ladysmith…

Sun 11 March 2018

John Bennett Big Band

A stalwart of the old Vortex club in Stoke Newington,the band now plays a regular spot at the new Vortex in Dalston. With John’s fantastic compositions and an always exciting…

Mon 19 March 2018

Calum Gourlay Big Band

Bassist Calum Gourlay’s big band is a band of energy and joy, having developed over the course of over a year at the Vortex. He brings stunning arrangements and a…

Wed 04 April 2018

Federico Albanese

Federico Albanese is back on tour presenting his third full-length album By The Deep Sea, out on Neue Meister on February 23rd, 2018. “By The Deep Sea is a state of mind in…

Mon 16 April 2018

Calum Gourlay Big Band

Bassist Calum Gourlay’s big band is a band of energy and joy, having developed over the course of over a year at the Vortex. He brings stunning arrangements and a…

Fri 08 June 2018

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