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Mon 04 August 2014

Week 1: Introduction to Improvisation

10:30am - 8:30pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Test Led by critically acclaimed pianist Bruno Heinen, and guitarist Kristian Borring, this course is aimed at musicians who would like to learn more about how to improvise  in a variety of styles including jazz, blues, soul and swing. We…

Sun 10 August 2014

Death Shanties + Dan Haywood + Joanne Robertson

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

A night of free jazz and folk out-sounds as Death Shanties launch their brand new LP “Crabs” out on Fuse records. DEATH SHANTIES Death Shanties is a new mixed media balls-to-the-wall Free Jazz group featuring Alex Neilson (drums), Sybren Renema…

Sun 17 August 2014

Fete Quaqua NIGHT ONE

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Three nights of cutting edge improvised music directed by guitarist and Mopomoso founder John Russell. Each night will begin and end with a short ensemble piece with all of the musicians, with a changing programme of smaller combinations throughout. Rest…

Mon 18 August 2014

Fete Quaqua NIGHT TWO

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Three nights of cutting edge improvised music directed by guitarist and Mopomoso founder John Russell. Each night will begin and end with a short ensemble piece with all of the musicians, with a changing programme of smaller combinations throughout. Rest assured no…

Tue 19 August 2014

Fete Quaqua NIGHT THREE

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Three nights of cutting edge improvised music directed by guitarist and Mopomoso founder John Russell. Each night will begin and end with a short ensemble piece with all of the musicians, with a changing programme of smaller combinations throughout. Rest assured no…

Thu 21 August 2014

Parker/Russell/Edwards

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

The Vortex welcomes Evan Parker for his monthly residency EVAN PARKER saxophone A major force in European improvising, Evan Parker has collaborated with everyone from Cecil Taylor, Paul Bley & Anthony Braxton, to Scott Walker, Robert Wyatt and Squarepusher. He…

Sun 02 November 2014

Rachel Musson / Liam Noble / Mark Sanders & Broca Ensemble

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Broca Ensemble Occupying the space somewhere between minimalism, classical and ambient, the Broca Ensemble play soundscapes for large guitar ensemble. Formed in South East London in 2010, the group has grown from an original four members to now having, on…