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Sun 02 August 2020

Sat 01 August 2020

Thu 30 July 2020

Wed 29 July 2020

Thu 23 July 2020

Wed 22 July 2020

Mon 20 July 2020

Sun 19 July 2020


Second edition of our new monthly webcast featuring free improvisation in all its many forms.

Sat 18 July 2020

Ben Wendel ‘Seasons’ – Vortex Replay

Replay one of the most exciting gigs from 2019 with the Ben Wendel Seasons band. Featuring the talents of Aaron Parks (piano), Gilad Hekselman (guitar), Matt Brewer (bass) and Kendrick Scott (drums), the Seasons band played to two sold out audiences back in July last year. Watch back live on the 18th July, almost a year since, from 20:30 BST on Facebook and YouTube.

Thu 16 July 2020

Wed 15 July 2020

Thu 09 July 2020

Wed 08 July 2020

Tue 07 July 2020

Thu 02 July 2020

Wed 01 July 2020

Sun 28 June 2020

Fri 26 June 2020

Wed 24 June 2020

Mon 22 June 2020

The Windrush Suite

The Windrush Suite 22 June 2020  8PM Watch on Youtube or on our Facebook page Tip Jar   In time to mark the occasion of National Windrush Day we present…

Thu 18 June 2020

Wed 17 June 2020

Wed 10 June 2020


Our weekly discussions continue with a return to the subject of streaming. In 10 weeks since lockdown, streaming of music live has changed and grown up dramatically. To a much…

Tue 09 June 2020

Sun 07 June 2020

Résonances live – memories

Résonances is back with a third live-streamed event ! It will be our last performance online before we come back on stage, hopefully soon. You will be able to watch…

Thu 04 June 2020

John Pope – Solo Set

Donate and help us keep bringing more live streams! All funds raised will be split evenly between the club and the musicians involved.

Wed 03 June 2020

Sun 31 May 2020

Thu 28 May 2020

Wed 27 May 2020

Tue 26 May 2020

Sat 23 May 2020

Thu 21 May 2020

Sat 16 May 2020

Thu 14 May 2020

Alex Bonney – solo set

Donate and help us keep bringing more live streams!   This Thursday 14th May, trumpeter Alex Bonney brings us an exclusive solo set live with electronics. This pre-recorded performance will be…

Wed 13 May 2020

Vortex seminar – Streaming

Oliver Weindling, Director at the club, leads an informal discussion/seminar on where streaming is going. With most venues closed for the past few months, streaming from home and streaming of…

Salon des Resonances

Led by Aurelie Freoua, with Petra Haller, Ley Loosh, Hyelim Kim, Mervin Scott, Gwen Heddle and more. This salon discusses the the connection of art and movement. Evolutionary, deep and…

Tue 12 May 2020

Thu 07 May 2020

George Crowley – Solo Set

On the 7th May at 7PM BST, The Vortex Jazz Club is very pleased to present a live-streamed recorded performance from George Crowley via Facebook and YouTube! Since closing our…

Tue 05 May 2020

Sun 03 May 2020

Resonances Live ONLINE – “Resilience”

Live improvisation with visual art, musicians, dancers and poet. All improvising simultaneously from their homes across the world. With Aurelie Freoua, Ley Loosh, Petra Haller, Liran Donin, Hyelim Kim, Mervin…

Tue 28 April 2020

Women in Jazz – an informal online event

Women in Jazz. The first of a series of seminars/informal chit chats (or whatever else you want to call them) while we aren’t open. The topic of Women in Jazz…

Sun 22 March 2020

Mon 16 March 2020

A tribute to Albert Ayler – CANCELLED

This newly formed sextet brings to the Vortex the intensity of Albert Ayler’s extraordinary compositions and dense soundscapes. Inspired by Alex Bonney’s 2007 tribute recording to Ayler’s music, this original…

Sun 15 March 2020

Sam Leak’s “The Craft of Sound”

The Sam Leak Trio perform contemporary jazz with a gospel-tinged, and folk-inspired, freedom and abandon. Conjuring up the joy and emotion typified by Paul Bley and Keith Jarrett’s 1960s trios,…

MOPOMOSO: The Afternoon Sessions

Line up for this month – SOTHIAC are Pat Moonchy (Voice) and Lucky Liguori (Guitar/Gongs) Ft. special guest Paul Jolly (reeds) Adrian Northover (Saxophone), Neil Metcalfe (Flute) and Elisa Ulian…

Sat 14 March 2020

Improv Nights

“IMPROV NIGHTS” is a monthly event at The Vortex Downstairs curated by London-based drummer and percussionist Stefano Ancora. LIVE DUO and TRIO sets of improvised music, with a different set-up every month, then…

The Leo Richardson Quartet

Without a doubt, Leo Richardson is widely recognised to be one of London’s leading Jazz Tenor Saxophonists, best known for his honest, straight-ahead, contemporary hard-bop style. His most significant influences…

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