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Sat 19 August 2017

Jean Toussaint

A mesmerising saxophonist – thoughtful and emotional. No wonder he was a regular with the likes of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and was specially invited by Kirk Lightsey to be…

Fri 18 August 2017

Jean Toussaint

A mesmerising saxophonist – thoughtful and emotional. No wonder he was a regular with the likes of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and was specially invited by Kirk Lightsey to be…

An incredible double bill. First we have the Calum Gourlay Big Band, which over recent months has proved itself to be one of the premier young bands in London today.…

Thu 17 August 2017

Michele Montolli

With melodies collected over the past 5 years of travels in and out of the jungle that is London, Mikele’s debut album will take you from hectic space storms through…

Wed 16 August 2017

DESOLA

Soulful DESOLA is a new British-Nigerian soul singer-songwriter. Her new CD “REST” show cases an unique talent whose musical range covers Naija grooves, soul, funk and R&B. Her combination of…

Tue 15 August 2017

Amira Kheir

Hailed as the ‘Diva of the Sudanese desert’ (BBC World News) Sudanese-Italian singer Amira Kheir has been enchanting audiences around the world with a sound inspired by traditional music from…

Mon 14 August 2017

Sun 13 August 2017

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 12 August 2017

Huw Williams / Lindhorst Group

Huw V Williams – a young welsh bassist and composer, and one of our favourite musicians and a great bassist, invites us on a new journey with Berlin-based Canadian saxophonist,…

Fri 11 August 2017

Duduvudu

The acclaimed Duduvudu cd is a celebration of the enduring musical spirit of Dudu Pukwana. Duduvudu, is a project under the direction of renowned London-born, San Francisco-based flautist Chloë Scott.…

Thu 10 August 2017

Wed 09 August 2017

Tue 08 August 2017

TOBY FOYEH

British-Nigerian guitarist Toby Foyeh enjoys massive success in USA where he is now based. His music is a musical melting pot created out of a unique fusion of traditional Nigerian Yoruba…

Sat 05 August 2017

Fri 04 August 2017

Esther Bennett

Popular vocalist on the London jazz scene, performing regularly at The 606 Jazz Club, The Vortex, The Spice of Life, Pizza Express Dean st. Jagz. Wakefield Jazz, FleeceJazz, Art House Crouch…

Wed 02 August 2017

GILAD ATZMON / SAUL RUBIN

The return of a New York special! A chance to hear saxophonist Gilad Atzmon with guitarist Saul Rubin, frequently in the band of Sonny Rollins and visiting from New York.…

Tue 01 August 2017

Sun 30 July 2017

LAUREN KINSELLA AND KIT DOWNES

Vocalist of the Jazz FM Awards 2016 and the Mercury Prize nominee pianist collaborate for this occasion, where empathy, experimentation, unusual techniques and a highly personal repertoire taken from across…

Sat 29 July 2017

Bokani Dyer Trio

Following his previous sold out shows at the Vortex, we’re thrilled to welcome back this formidable young talent for two nights, the first for a late night show. Botswana-born pianist…

Fri 28 July 2017

Martin Speake Quartet featuring Ethan Iverson

Martin Speake revives a partnership with Ethan Iverson (best known for his work as a member of Bad Plus) that goes back over a decade. So it’s a pleasure to…

Thu 27 July 2017

Muntu Valdo

One of the most imaginative African musicians returns to the Vortex. Sensitive guitar playing and dreamy, voice with distinctively textured, self-created loops and rhythms. The music has an airy, poetic…

Wed 26 July 2017

SARAH TANDY TRIO

The return of one of the very talented younger pianists. BBC Young  Musician of the Year, member of Camilla George Quartet. And mesmerising. Sarah Tandy is one of the U.K’s…

Tue 25 July 2017

THE AFROCENTRICS

Electric bassist Emmanuel Adeniran and his band The Afrocentrics play the sounds and rhythms of the African diasporas taking in jazz, funk, afrobeat, salsa, reggae and adding a modern twist.…

Mon 24 July 2017

CALUM GOURLAY BIG BAND

Our monthly residency continues for a big band initiated by bassist Calum Gourlay, known for his great work with Thelonious, an award-winning solo album and more. “I want it to…

Sun 23 July 2017

MOJO: the Moderately Optimistic Jazz Orchestra

Round up your weekend with the fabulous  Moderately Optimistic Jazz Orchestra bringing its candid sound to the Vortex once more. They’ll be playing you big band jazz and soul music…

Sat 22 July 2017

MIRIAM AST QUARTET

Heartfelt prize-winning vocalist brings her quartet. Originals blend with new and old standards. Miriam Ast:  I am a German jazz singer, saxophonist and composer. I have been living in London since…

Fri 21 July 2017

ANNIE WHITEHEAD and 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 trombone virtuoso Annie Whitehead and supported by the…

Thu 20 July 2017

Wed 19 July 2017

KLAUS BRU’S: I HAVE A NEW BAND NOW

Line-up:  Klaus Bru: C-Tuned E-Saxophones Martijn Vanbuel: Downtuned Fret Bass Pietro Valente: 4 Limb-Drums I Have A New Band Now was founded in 2010 by European expats then living Taipei…

Tue 18 July 2017

Alabaster de Plume – CANCELLED

This gig is cancelled Alabaster dePlume is part performance poet, part jazz saxophonist and part singer/songwriter. He also has an enviable ability to bring the right guests at the right…

Sun 16 July 2017

MOPOMOSO PRESENTS…

James O’Sullivan (guitar) / Chris Prosser (violin) duo The New Zealand based violinist and London based guitarist renew their partnership in a duo that promises to further enlarge upon their…

#gillettforgrenfell

Fundraiser and public demonstration of LOVE for Grenfell survivors. Raising funds for victims of the fire and Fire Brigade Benevolent Fund.

Sat 15 July 2017

Andrea Rinciari Quartet

Joe Dessauer (Drums) Jj Stillwell (Bass) Liam Stevens (Piano) Andrea Rinciari (Guitar) Led by guitarist Andrea Rinciari, this young quartet’s music  is based around the American Jazz Tradition of the late 50s and 60s,…

Fri 14 July 2017

Filomena Campus Quartet

Filomena Campus vocals Steve Lodder piano Dudley Phillips double bass Rod Youngs drums Blending Italian tradition with standards and improvisation – jazz in its truest mesmerising definition. A perfect way…

Tue 11 July 2017

Stefania Arcieri Ensemble

Singer Stefania Arcieri brings a star-studded band to support her powerful vocals With Gareth Lockrane (flute), Nathaniel Facey (sax), Sandro Zerafa (guitar), Sam Leak (piano), Dario di Lecce (bass), Shane…

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