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Mon 19 November 2018

Tue 20 November 2018

Wed 21 November 2018

Thu 22 November 2018

Noel Langley’s EDENTIDE

Noel Langley has been at the forefront of the British music scene for nearly thirty years, enjoying a multi-faceted career as a performer, composer, arranger, arranger, producer and bandleader. Here he brings his critically acclaimed project EDENTIDE to the Vortex.

Fri 23 November 2018

Nikki Yeoh Infinitum

Since her emergence on the British Jazz Scene in the mid 90s pianist Nikki Yeoh has proved to be an improviser, composer and all-round adventurer who has continually sought to broaden her musical horizons. Here she appears with brothers Mark and Michael Mondesir.

Sat 24 November 2018

Sun 25 November 2018

Family Band – Board of Origin Album Launch

Comprising four long-term collaborators and friends (thus the ‘family’ tag), the band takes as its starting point the freewheeling music of the 1960s free jazz revolution; moments of fierce intensity, introspection and the blues all combining into an emotionally complex and often cathartic whole.

Tue 27 November 2018

Eirik Svela Group

Featuring an exciting mix of Norwegian and UK jazz musicians this band preforms original music that effortlessly combines pretty melodies and complicated chord changes.

Thu 29 November 2018

Lorraine Baker – ‘Eden’ Album Launch

Rising star Lorraine Baker bursts onto the UK Jazz Scene to launch her debut album “Eden.” Her individual style has gained attention from top international musicians, describing her playing as “magical” and “deeply rooted in the tradition of the great drummers of jazz.”

The show focuses on tunes famously played by late drummer Ed Blackwell, re-arranged and using newly composed elements to give the music an edgy modern twist, perfectly showcasing the all star band and Lorraine’s unique sound as an improviser. Expect a fusion of afro, dance and rock grooves with driving swing and elements of free improvisation.

Fri 30 November 2018


Co-led by Brigitte Beraha & Barry Green and featuring legends Chris Laurence & Paul Clarvis, this ‘remarkable quartet’ play the final concert of their much-anticipated 20-date 2018 UK tour.

Sat 01 December 2018

David Torn solo + Sonar with David Torn (2 Nights)

The beast comes out! It’s guitarist David Torn and Swiss progressive quartet Sonar performing for two nights. Sonar is a mathematically oriented, rhythmically-based quartet that formed a temporary quintet by adding Torn’s as the third guitar, and his unconventional looping and sound manipulations.

Sun 02 December 2018

Tue 04 December 2018

Sun 09 December 2018

Sat 15 December 2018

Barb Jungr’s Festive Feelings

Internationally acclaimed singer in the worlds of jazz and cabaret, Barb Jungr is renowned for her unique vocal style, interpretation of well-known songs, and highly skilled approach to re-arranging music.

Sun 16 December 2018

Andrew Linham Jazz Orchestra

Presenting a new “Christ-Mess Extravaganza” alongside their successful first album ‘Weapons of Mass Distraction’, this is contemporary big band originals genre swinging into the future of jazz.

Tue 18 December 2018

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