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ETHAN IVERSON TRIO (with Jeff Williams, Sam Lasserson). Bad Plus's pianist meets two good London friends.
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Wed 24 May 2017

Abdoulaye Samb & Minnjiarabi

A part of Dalston African Week! This truly remarkable Senegalese blues outfit draws elements from the rich Fula tradition interwoven with Rumba, Mbalax, Afro-Latin and deep blues.   Abdoulaye SAMB is…

Tue 23 May 2017

Mike de Souza Trio

Guitarist Mike de Souza leads his new trio in mix of standards and originals played with joy, exuberance and quality. This new Guitar led trio featuring Jay Davis (Drums) and…

Mon 22 May 2017

LAMBERT

It’s not been long since a pianist with the Sardinian mask that looks like an antelope suddenly stepped into public. The rumours were numerous: Who is the person behind the…

Sun 21 May 2017

KIN Trio featuring Elias Stemeseder

26 year old Elias Stemeseder is already for 4 years, pianist with the bands of Jim Black. But the bold adventurers in this band are all young and fearless.

MOPOMOSO presents…

The Musicians Charlotte Keefe (tpt,flg) Joe Smith Sands (gtr) Diego Sampieri (gtr) + Marilza Gouvea (voc) Marcio Mattos (cello) Adrian Northover (sax) + Jean-Jacques Duerinckx (sax) John Russell (gtr) Matthieu…

Sat 20 May 2017

PIGFOOT PLAYS……TOMBOLA

Pigfoot is Chris Batchelor (trumpet), Liam Noble (piano), James Allsopp (baritone sax), Paul Clarvis (drums). Always fun, always alternative – a great way to enjoy Saturday night Pigfoot burst onto…

Rafael ‘Pollo’ Brito

Rafael ‘Pollo’ Brito. Venezuelan musician, singer, composer, broadcaster and actor. Rafael is a pioneer of the new musical scene in Venezuela and a tireless promoter of the country’s talent. Brito’s musical…

Fri 19 May 2017

WALLER

Mark Lewandowski – double bass Liam Noble – piano, fender rhodes Paul Clarvis – drums Rising-star bassist, Mark Lewandowski brings together two of the most highly respected musicians on the…

Thu 18 May 2017

Adam Glasser Quintet

Adam Glasser (piano, harmonica), Jason Yarde (sax), Rob Luft (guitar), Steve Watts (bass), Mike Pickering (drums) South African Grammy-winning Glasser knows his South African Township music inside out and how…

Wed 17 May 2017

OLIE BRICE, MARK SANDERS, RACHEL MUSSON

A trio of three of great improvisers. Father figure Mark Sanders add his imaginative zest to any band that he is involved with. Olie Brice on bass has a flair…

Tue 16 May 2017

Mon 15 May 2017

Ches Smith/Craig Taborn/Mat Maneri

A welcome return of one of the great trios. A STELLAR NIGHT IN DALSTON….. A MUST SEE -That’s how Jazzwise described this gig. ‘vivid sharply-drawn soundscapes that varied greatly in…

Sun 14 May 2017

PARTISANS (2ND NIGHT)

Since their formation in 1996 Partisans have been thrilling audiences the world over with their ferociously energetic performances of tightly knit themes and with great freedom coming from their years…

Thelonious

Hans Koller (Valve Trombone, Euphonium) Martin Speake (Alto Saxophone) Calum Gourlay (Bass) TBC (Drums) Taking inspiration from the Steve Lacy/Roswell Rudd School Days band from the early 1960s, Thelonious explore the…

Sat 13 May 2017

PARTISANS (1ST NIGHT)

Winners of 2015 ‘Parliamentary Jazz Awards’ for ‘Jazz Album Of The Year’ Since their formation in 1996 Partisans have been thrilling audiences the world over with their ferociously energetic performances of tightly…

Fri 12 May 2017

Thu 11 May 2017

Tue 09 May 2017

Mon 08 May 2017

Sat 06 May 2017

Heidi Vogel

The voice of the Cinematic Orchestra. As at home with standards or singing Brazilian songs, she appears on the Cinematic Orchestra’s album “Live at The Royal Albert Hall” and has…

Fri 05 May 2017

Thu 04 May 2017

LED BIB (2 night residency) 2ND NIGHT

2ND NIGHT In 2011 the group released Bring Your Own, their second album for US based Cuneiform Records. Quickly hailed as a stand out success it gained 4 and 5…

Wed 03 May 2017

LED BIB (2 night residency) 1ST NIGHT

Led Bib return for two nights to celebrate their newest album on the Rare Noise label. In 2011 the group released Bring Your Own, their second album for US based…

Tue 02 May 2017

Mon 01 May 2017

Amok Amor

Peter Evans, Wanja Slavin, Petter Eldh, Christian Lillinger. One of the most exciting bands anywhere today. The structure and form you will find in the music of this group are…

Sat 29 April 2017

MARIO BATKOVIC

Mario Batkovic “I chose the path of greatest resistance for my music voluntarily”, admits Mario Batkovic. Batkovic is a Swiss, Bosnian-born accordion player who’s on a mission to expand the…

The Improvisers’ Choir

TIC – The Improvisers’ Choir was founded in September 2015 by composer, conductor and vocalist Jenni Roditi. All music is generated in the moment – with some starting points devised…

Fri 28 April 2017

South African jazz jam

Led by Adam Glasser, on harmonica and piano, who is also a winner of a South African Grammy. It’s a stellar band of Rob Luft (guitar), Mike Pickering (drums), Steve…

Thu 27 April 2017

Words and Jazz

Zena Edwards Zena has toured internationally as a singer, poet, director and project developer working with filmmakers, choreographers, visual artists and musician such as Babaa Maal, Hugh Masekela & Larry Willis, Soweto Kinch,…

Wed 26 April 2017

Tue 25 April 2017

JULIAN SIEGEL QUARTET

A one-off early evening concert in our Downstairs venue by a quartet of super stars, held together by the unique saxophonist Julian Siegel. With Liam Noble (piano), Oli Hayhurst (bass),…

Mon 24 April 2017

Sun 23 April 2017

The John Bennett Band

John Bennett and his 14-piece band bring their cosmic, funk-infused sound garden to the Vortex on Sunday 23rd April in the afternoon. A pioneering jazz composer, artist and Londoner, John…

Sat 22 April 2017

Fri 21 April 2017

Thu 20 April 2017

Wed 19 April 2017

Tue 18 April 2017