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Tue 18 June 2019

Wed 19 June 2019


Nadim Teimoori (sax) Tim Carter (drums) Sam Dunn (guitar,) Matt Carter (organ)   North/South’ is a new quartet comprised of Yorkshire based jazz musicians saxophonist Nadim Teimoori and drummer Tim…

Thu 20 June 2019

Fri 21 June 2019


Based in London, PYJÆN is a band with its common link in improvised music and the jazz tradition, but with vision of pushing music forward in new directions. The sound…

Late Night: Grass Roots

June should herald sweet summer nights spent staring at the stars…or sampling superlative live music at the Vortex. Join us for Grass Roots, our monthly late night jam session, and…

Sat 22 June 2019

Sun 23 June 2019

On y va Jazz Band

Swinging sounds from a bunch of jazz mates who originally met in France – joined by others on the way – and who haven’t stopped jamming ever since.

Tom Ridout’s No Excuses Band

Tom Ridout: Tenor/Soprano Saxophones, Recorders Anastasia Stahlmann: Violin Didier Osindero: Violin Anita Kurowska: Viola Cecilia Bignall: ‘Cello Alex Ridout: Trumpet and Flugelhorn Anna Drysdale: French Horn Elliot Pooley: Trombone Billy…

Mon 24 June 2019

Under The Surface

Joost Lijbaart (drums) Bram Stadhouders (guitar) Sanne Rambags (vocals)   Under the Surface is a new Dutch band formed by Dutch drummer Joost Lijbaart (known for his work with Yuri…

Tue 25 June 2019

Sam Glaser Quartet

Sam Glaser – alto sax Matt Robinson – piano Conor Chaplin – bass Will Glaser – drums Sam Glaser brings his exciting new quartet to the Vortex to showcase his…

Wed 26 June 2019

Thu 27 June 2019

Basil Hodge Group

Line Up: Basil Hodge – Piano Ed Jones – Tenor Sax Dave Manington Double Bass Winston Clifford – drums.   Pianist/Composer Basil Hodge has thrilled audiences throughout the UK for…

Fri 28 June 2019

Valia Calda

Sam Warner – trumpet/flugelhorn James Allsopp – bass clarinet Nikos Ziarkas – guitar/electronics Thodoris Ziarkas – double bass Gaspar Sena – drums   Valia Calda was founded in London by…

Sat 29 June 2019

Sun 30 June 2019

Mon 01 July 2019

Tue 02 July 2019


BAND MEMBERS Vocals – Ella Hohnen-Ford, Rosina Bullen, Luca Manning Piano – David Swan Bass – Seth Tackaberry Drums – Boz Martin-Jones   Three of London’s vibrant young jazz voices…

Wed 03 July 2019

Vittorio Mura Quartet

Vittorio Mura – Tenor Sax Gijs Idema – Guitar Nick Jurd – Bass Jonathan Silk – Drums   A graduate of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Vittorio is currently completing a…

Fri 05 July 2019

Rob Cope: Gods of Apollo album launch

Rob Cope: Gods of Apollo Album Launch Rob Cope – Saxes Elliot Galvin – Keys John Ormston – Drums Rob Luft – Guitar Saxophonist Rob Cope is a performer and teacher. He…

Sat 06 July 2019

John Etheridge’s Blue Spirits Trio

Led by guitar legend John Etheridge, the Blue Spirits Trio includes Ross Stanley (organ) & Dylan Howe (drums). Drawing on a vast reservoir of musical experience spanning 43 years ,Etheridge distills…

Sun 07 July 2019

World Music Workshop Band

Another chance to hear this exciting blend of music from twenty horns, featuring jazz, African and Latin grooves, under the leadership of saxophonist Ian Bumstead and supported by the phenomenal…

Mon 08 July 2019

Warriors International Presents: Freedom Sessions

The monthly open-minded Freedom Improv session, Voted by the Evening Standard one of the Top 6 Uk jam sessions. Curated  by Cleveland Watkiss, Orphy Robinson and Tori Handsley plus DJ Paul Bradshaw. There’s an…

Tue 09 July 2019

Thu 11 July 2019

Laura Jurd with Ruth Goller and Corrie Dick

UK trumpet player Laura Jurd has carved a reputation as one of the most characterful voices in European jazz today. Her distinctive approach to improvisation is often simple yet always colourful, resulting in a sound that is instantly inviting and recognisable.

Wed 17 July 2019

Ben Wendel Seasons

*THERE ARE TWO 70 MINUTES SETS* FIRST SET 8.30pm – 9.45pm SECOND ADDITIONAL SET 10.05pm – 11.20pm   Line Up – Ben Wendel – Saxophone Aaron Parks – Piano Gilad…

Fri 19 July 2019

Run Logan Run + support

Andrew Neil Hayes (saxophones + FX) Matt Brown (drum Kit + Percussion)   Run Logan Run are a head on collision of pounding tribal drums and screaming guttural saxophone. Architects…

Sat 20 July 2019

Espen Eriksen Trio with Andy Sheppard

Espen Eriksen – piano and compositions Lars Tormod Jenset – double bass Andreas Bye – drums Andy Sheppard – tenor saxophone   –Masters of melody from Norway with British jazz…

Fri 26 July 2019

Tue 13 August 2019

Monk Spent Youth

Zac Gvirtzman (composer, piano,bass clarinet) Ben Davis (cello) Fred Thomas (drums, bass, piano)   Celebrating the music, the life and the spirit of Thelonious Monk!! Monk Spent Youth is an…

Wed 21 August 2019

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