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Sat 28 March 2015

Bobby Wellins plays the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim

The great Bobby Wellins, known for his special status on the UK jazz scene since the early 1960s, joins with the trio of pianist Kate Williams (with Olie Hayhurst on bass and Tristan Maillot on drums). They will be playing…

Fri 27 March 2015

Roller Trio

“Dark, menacing, bass heavy – the new sound of UK jazzzzzzz!” Gilles Peterson BBC 6 Music Roller Trio‘s music is a fresh, visceral stew of conventional and experimental sounds that features stonking riffs, thrashy noise, evocative songs and electronic soundscapes.…

Thu 26 March 2015

The Original UK Jazz Summer School Tutor Concert

A special night of music to celebrate the UK’s longest running jazz summer school, now in its 49th year! The program will feature some of the finest jazz musicians in the country performing together, as they do every night during…

Tots Tunes

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Tots Tunes

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Wed 25 March 2015

Dunajska Kapelye

Vortex favourites – Dunajska Kapelye are back with their unique blend of authentic Gypsy and Balkan folk, Hotclub jazz and standards. Led by Polish violin virtuoso Piotr Jordan with the amazing Zac Gvirtzman on accordion, clarinet and the Vortex Club’s…

Tots Tunes

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Tue 24 March 2015

Han Bennink/Alexander Hawkins

Han Bennink (drums) and Alexander Hawkins (piano) meet for a new duo which celebrates 40 years of the ‘Dutch Vortex’ – the Bim Huis. Check out the radio broadcast from their confrontation at the Bim Huis last week.  https://www.mixcloud.com/tag/bimhuis/ Please like…

Mon 23 March 2015

Sorin Zlat Trio

The Sorin Zlat Trio, comprising Sorin Zlat on Piano, Razvan Cojanu on double bass, and Laurentiu Stefan on drums, has been performing since 2008, both on national and international stages. The three than senior students and best friends at the National University of…

Sun 22 March 2015

Vortex Downstairs Bar Jazz Night

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Please like & share:

Dan Messore Flotsam Quartet with Elliot Galvin, Dave Manington, Dave Hamblett

Dan Messore is known for his Indigo Kid group as well as arranging the View from The Tower series here. Just back from a period in Costa Rica, he celebrates with some of our finest musicians. Inspired by the ocean…

Sat 21 March 2015

Ian Shaw

“One of the UK’s most honest and musical jazz vocalists” The Guardian Ian Shaw‘s remarkable vocal range and style have seen him breathe new life into pop tunes and standards; he possesses an unfailing ability to reinvent even the most maudlin…

Fri 20 March 2015

Steve Waterman

“Waterman has a lovely, often plaintive sound, open or muted, and always plays throughout with a kind of calm assurance, his poise and control momentarily like that of Wynton Marsalis.” – Peter Vacher, Jazzwise magazine Line-up: Steve Waterman – Trumpet/Flugel…

Thu 19 March 2015

Evan Parker

Evan Parker continues his long-lasting iconic residency at the Vortex. This month he has with him John Edwards (bass), Mark Sanders (drums) and Tony Hymas (piano) Please like & share:

Tots Tunes

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Tots Tunes

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Wed 18 March 2015

Pete Wareham’s ‘Bump’ with Ben Hazleton and Tom Skinner

Pete Wareham is an old friend of the Vortex, his Acoustic Ladyland being the first band to play in our current venue in Dalston. Now best known as the leader of the amazing Melt Yourself Down. Welcome to the world…

World Jazz Jam

Our new world jazz jam is led by cellist Shirley Smart of Melange. Bring your instrument! Or just come and absorb the atmosphere and the music. Please like & share:

Tots Tunes

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Tots Tunes Copy

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Tots Tunes Copy

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Tots Tunes Copy

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Tue 17 March 2015

Chris Cheek / Hannes Riepler Quartet

Hannes Riepler invites Chris Cheek to play upstairs at the Vortex. They will be playing new music inspired by this collaboration, also featuring master drummer James Maddren and Ollie Hayhurst on bass.

Mon 16 March 2015

Perspectives in Sound: Four artists working with overdubs. Curated by Lola Perrin

SOPHIE HARRIS, cellist, has worked with numerous eminent composers and musicians, from Steve Reich to Jocelyn Pook, giving concerts worldwide and also performing on many radio and CD recordings.  She is now focusing on writing and performing her work, and recently released her own CD.…

John O’Gallagher/Hans Koller

Please note: This event is Downstairs. London-based pianist Hans Koller and New York saxophonist John O’Gallagher – “both heavyweight theoreticians, but fizzing with jazz heat” (John Fordham) are re-united for this special Vortex gig playing material written especially for this…

Sun 15 March 2015

Vortex Downstairs Bar Jazz Night

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Please like & share:

Chaos Collective Presents: Nick Malcolm/Tom McCredie/Simon Roth & Elliot Galvin/Mark Sanders

Nick Malcolm/Tom McCredie/Simon Roth  Nick Malcolm – trumpet Tom McCredie – bass Simon Roth – drums Nick Malcolm, Simon Roth and Tom McCredie – known for their free, creative approach are all equally at home in the free improv setting as…

Mopomoso

Emmanuel Cremer (cello) / Lionel Garcin (sax) / Dominic Lash (bass) / Alex Ward (clarinet) quartet Dominic and Emmanuel met while they were artists in residence at the OMI International Arts Center New York in 2010. They have formed this…

Sat 14 March 2015

Alan Skidmore with the Steve Melling Trio

STANDING ROOM ONLY AVAILABLE.   A very special gig, tonight Alan Skidmore is joined by the Steve Melling Trio Alan Skidmore, sax / Steve Melling, piano / Alec Dankworth, bass / Miles Levin, drums “A player with immense physical and imaginative…

Fri 13 March 2015

Teotima

Teotima is a 16-piece jazz / afro-latin / soul ensemble from London. Guitarist-composer Greg Sanders started Teotima; taking powerful, elegant but deceptively complex grooves of West Africa, Cuba and Brazil and adding the sensibility of classic American soul and funk he…

Thu 12 March 2015

Nicky Schrire Quintet

Born in England, raised in South Africa and latterly of New York, Nicky Schrire epitomises the expansive and fluid range of the modern, contemporary jazz scene at its most intriguing. Nicky’s early musical training was in classical piano and then saxophone, but…

Tots Tunes

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Tots Tunes Copy

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Tots Tunes

‘Shake, stomp and sing’ The Tots Tunes experience is for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds). Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience”.  It is a chance to let rip! To sing, shake and stomp along…

Wed 11 March 2015

Blow The Fuse presents Dakhla and Maggie Nicols

Blow the Fuse continue their latest series of Tomorrow the Moon, a celebration of women-led projects from every generation. Maggie Nicols is heralded as a pioneer of free improvisation. She is maybe less well known as a soulful and innovative interpretor of well-loved songs and original compositions.…

Tue 10 March 2015

Tony Kofi – Sphinx Trio. ‘On Ornette’s Birthday’

For Ornette Coleman’s 85 th birthday (on 9 th March), we are delighted to invite Tony Kofi’s Sphinx Trio. He debuted the trio at the Vortex last October. It is particularly poignant as Tony spent a week with Ornette talking…

Mon 09 March 2015

Freedom

Freedom has settled in its new home at The Vortex – and enters a new phase its evolution as the Loft-style sessions grow Known for its wild, totally free evenings of challenging and up-lifting improvisations which have consistently united a cross…

The music of the Yellowjackets

Band led by Geoff Gascoyne Please like & share:

Sun 08 March 2015

Vortex Downstairs Bar Jazz Night

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Please like & share:

Pigfoot Play Elvis

After opera and Motown, Pigfoot this month tackle “the King”! The Guardian’s John Fordham described last month’s Pigfoot Play Motown gig at the Vortex as “ideal reassurance for the jazz-suspicious”. So it is fitting that “Suspicion” will feature amongst the genre…

Thelonious

Hans Koller (valve trombone), Martin Speake (alto saxophone), Calum Gourlay (bass), Dave Dyson (drums) Taking inspiration from the Steve Lacy/Roswell Rudd School Days band from the early 1960s, Thelonious explore the entire Monk repertoire with both childlike curiosity as well as forensic attention to…

London Jazz Orchestra

Directed by Scott Stroman, the London Jazz Orchestra is “as fine a band as you can find anywhere” (Independent) and these up-close-and-personal sessions showcase great writing and soloing from a band that includes many of London’s top musicians, as well…

Sat 07 March 2015

John Etheridge’s Blue Spirits

Led by guitar legend John Etheridge, the Blue Spirits Trio includes Pete Whittaker (organ) & Mark Fletcher (drums). Drawing on a vast reservoir of musical experience spanning 43 years ,Etheridge distills the bluesier side of his musical world in a repertoire…

Fri 06 March 2015

Peter King Quartet

“I hear both Trane and Bird in his playing, but he is better than either of them.” – Gene Lees PETER KING, in the words of one critic, “is the finest alto saxophonist that Britain has ever produced, and one…

Thu 05 March 2015

George Crowley’s Can of Worms

Can of Worms: George Crowley – tenor sax / compositions Tom Challenger – tenor sax Dan Nicholls – piano / wurlitzer Sam Lasserson – double bass Jon Scott – drums Can of Worms explores that happy and unpredictable space where…

Wed 04 March 2015

Two Rivers label launch – Calum Gourlay; Delius/Brice/Sanders

Two Rivers Records launches its first two albums. Bassist Calum Gourlay’s debut album brings diversity and experience into a live solo performance at London’s iconic “jazz house”, incorporating original work and material from Ellington to Joni Mitchell. This is followed…

Tue 03 March 2015

Nick Smart’s Trogon

Firmly rooted in jazz, TROGON’s exciting mix of musical backgrounds is enriched by the propulsive rhythmic traditions of Afro Cuban music and the rich harmonies of contemporary jazz.

Mon 02 March 2015

Charlie Hart’s Equators

Charlie Hart started playing fiddle since he was six, but immediately started straying into fields beyond conventional western music. A love of jazz and blues rapidly drew him to African music. This led to time spent in Ghana in the sixties, and later…

Sun 01 March 2015

Vortex Downstairs Bar Jazz Night

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Please like & share:

Lume Presents: JJ Wheeler ‘Come Back Stronger’ & Ralph Wyld’s Mosaic

1st March: JJ Wheeler ‘Come Back Stronger’ & Ralph Wyld’s Mosaic JJ Wheeler ‘Come Back Stronger’ JJ Wheeler’s Come Back Stronger is a 10-piece band formed to play the highly emotive suite, A Question of Hope. Written about the bandleader’s life-threatening…

MOJO Sunday 1 March 3:30pm

Mojo (moderately optimistic jazz orchestra) is an exciting 17 piece jazz big band based in north London, made up of great musicians from all over the capital. With a repertoire including laid back & up tempo swing, Latin and funk and playing…

Sat 28 February 2015

Gill Manly

Gill Manly came back to jazz in 2007 triumphantly, and on more than good form, reminding us all that she was and always has been the London Jazz Diva. Combining smooth elegance and dramatic power developed over time, and the…

Sarah Moule

‘If being in touch with the heritage of jazz music is an essential ingredient, then Sarah Moule’s set drips with authenticity’ (YorkshireCoastGigs.com on Scarborough Jazz Festival 2014).  Singer Sarah Moule and her band play music that has genuine roots in the jazz tradition.  The set…

Fri 27 February 2015

Steve Melling Trio

A stylish performer, known for many years for his work with the likes of Peter King, Alan Skidmore and the European Jazz Ensemble, it is a delight that we’ll have him performing at the club. Please like & share:

Thu 26 February 2015

Evan Parker

Saxophone master. This month it’s rather a special one with Mark Sanders, Alexander Hawkins, John Edwards Please like & share:

Wed 25 February 2015

Mazaika Swing

A chance to experience the wonderfully entertaining Mazaika (Sarah Harrison and Igor Outkine) this time with their Gypsy Swing quartet in the intimate surroundings of the Vortex Jazz Club. Gypsy and Hot-Club favourites – and no doubt a few surprises.…

Tots Tunes

For parents and babies/toddlers (0-5s) Created and led by Tara Franks. This joy-filled class offers the opportunity for parents to sing, dance and shake along to songs from around the world and original tunes. All accompanied by cello or djembe.…

Tue 24 February 2015

Raph Clarkson – The Dissolute Society

The Dissolute Society explores Clarkson’s interests in contemporary improvisation, European jazz, 20th century classical music, poetry, spoken word, song, and soulful grooves. Performed by some of London’s most innovative and in-demand musicians, these varied elements are brought together through a…

Mon 23 February 2015

Gary Curson’s The Number with Keith Tippett, Alan Tomlinson, John Edwards, Mark Sanders

Gary Curson – alto sax / Alan Tomlinson – trombone / Keith Tippett – piano / John Edwards – bass / Mark Sanders – drums One look at this line-up should tell you that this is going to be a fiery night. For his new…

Dan Messore’s Flotsam Quartet with Elliot Galvin, Dave Manington, Dave Hamblett

A new quartet exploring fresh compositions of Dan Messore (guitar). Featuring the audaciously accomplished Elliot Galvin (piano) , the prestigious rhythm section of Dave Manington (bass) and Dave Hamblett (drums). The music reflecting on and influenced by several musical cultures…

Sun 22 February 2015

Vortex Downstairs Bar Jazz Night

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Please like & share:

Anita Wardell

Winner of the “Best Jazz Vocalist Category” in the 2013 British Jazz Awards, Wardell is noted for her vocal improvisations and vocalese lyrics to instrumental solos. Tonight, Anita will be singing material from back catalogue, preceded by a set from…

Sat 21 February 2015

Fofoulah + Dan Nicholls

Unreserved seating! Batch Gueye – vocals/dance Tom Challenger – sax/keys Phil Stevenson – guitar Johnny Brierley – bass Kaw Secka – sabar/talking drum Dave Smith – drums   www.fofoulah.com “African drumming, trance grooves, dubby bass lines and rock guitar with…

Fri 20 February 2015

Norma Winstone with The Mike Gorman Trio

For the first time, Norma Winstone, one of the best-loved and admired singers worldwide, will be a performing the music of Steve Swallow. She performs with the Mike Gorman Trio. Norma Winstone was born in London and first attracted attention…

Thu 19 February 2015

James Allsopp Quartet

James Allsopp writes: ‘Thanks to my Dad’s love of Jazz music I grew up in a house filled with the sound of classic Jazz. This quartet reflects my love of Jazz standards and compositions by my favourite composers such as…

Wed 18 February 2015

Maurizio Minardi “Piano Ambulance” Album Launch

Italian pianist, accordionist and composer Maurizio Minardi is going to release his new album ‘Piano Ambulance’ today at Vortex! Reminiscent of Esbjorn Svensson Trio, Nino Rota, Rene Aubry, Michael Nyman and Ennio Morricone, Maurizio’s intimate and expressive sound is defined…

Tots Tunes

For parents and babies/toddlers (0-5s) Created and led by Tara Franks. This joy-filled class offers the opportunity for parents to sing, dance and shake along to songs from around the world and original tunes. All accompanied by cello or djembe.…

Tue 17 February 2015

Mike Hobart’s Urban Jazz Collective

Mike Hobart is an experienced and soulful saxophonist who has played with the likes of Esther Phillips and Maceo Parker. His first inspirations were the flowing freedoms of Miles Davis’ 1960s quintet and the soulful blues of Ray Charles, but…

Mon 16 February 2015

Esben Tjalve’s Red Kite

CHANGE OF PROGRAMME!! Ahead of a new album, we are delighted to have Esben Tjalve’s Red Kite at the Vortex. Great to have a pianist like Esben being able to take advantage of the club’s Steinway.   Modern jazz from…

Sun 15 February 2015

Vortex Downstairs Bar Jazz Night

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Please like & share:

Chaos Collective presents…

Chaos Collective opens a new double bill On The Roof Will Scott – saxophone Mike Soper – trumpet Elliot Galvin – piano Louis Thomas – double bass Lizy Exel – drums On The Roof is led by saxophonist and composer…

Mopomoso

This is the correct time, not as in the brochure! Beck Hunters  Mick Beck – tenor sax, bassoon, and whistles, Anton Hunter – guitar, Johnny Hunter – drums trio ‘It’s been a while since Beck put out one of his…

Sat 14 February 2015

Valentine’s Day Special – IAN SHAW

A chance to celebrate Valentine’s Day in the company of one of everyone’s favourite singers! “Praised far and wide as the greatest male jazz singer Britain has to offer” Jazz Times (US) STANDING ONLY NOW LEFT.   Please like & share:

Fri 13 February 2015

Joe Leach & Jonny Phillips’ Good Times

The brainchild of retro-obsessed London producer Joe Leach and Oriole’s guitarist & composer Jonny Phillips, ‘Good Times’ is an infectious homage to the swinging German lounge movement of the 60′s & 70′s. Featuring a who’s who of London jazz scenesters…

Thu 12 February 2015

Quest Ensemble + Flux

SPECIAL OFFER. 15 TICKETS AT JUST £7 IF YOU BOOK ONLINE. HERE. http://www.wegottickets.com/event/308422 (Once gone, the price reverts to £10!) Bringing a unique take to the classical piano trio, Quest Ensemble collaboratively create original work with a distinctive sound that…

Wed 11 February 2015

World Jazz Jam

Our world jazz jam is led by cellist Shirley Smart of Melange. Bring your instrument! Or just come and absorb the atmosphere and the music. Please like & share:

Blow The Fuse presents Tomorrow The Moon

Wednesday 11th February Blow the Fuse presents Tomorrow the Moon A season of fresh authentic music featuring three generations of women-led projects.   A cracking double bill to open the season with unsung talent Hilary Cameron leading an all star group. Hilary Cameron…

Tots Tunes

For parents and babies/toddlers (0-5s) Created and led by Tara Franks. This joy-filled class offers the opportunity for parents to sing, dance and shake along to songs from around the world and original tunes. All accompanied by cello or djembe.…

Tue 10 February 2015

The Ben Cox Band pay tribute to Bennett & Evans

We are delighted to introduce a young Jazz band making waves. Featured on Jamie Cullum twice in 2014 and just having been named breakthrough act of 2015, the Ben Cox Band will take you through some iconic Tony Bennett &…

Mon 09 February 2015

Jazz Warriors International present: Freedom

2015 Freedom relocates to its new home – The Vortex – and enters a new phase its evolution. Known for its wild, totally free evenings of challenging and up-lifting improvisations which have consistently united a cross cultural and cross generational posse of…

Sun 08 February 2015

Vortex Downstairs Bar Jazz Night

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Please like & share:

LUME presents….

Our monthly adventurous night programmed by Lume. Tonight: Roland Ramanan Tentet This tentet comprises some of the most exciting musicians to emerge from the European free jazz/improvised music scene. Inspired by playing with the Peter Btrotzmann tentet, the group combines…

Thelonious

Hans Koller (valve trombone), Martin Speake (alto saxophone), Calum Gourlay (bass), Dave Dyson (drums) Taking inspiration from the Steve Lacy/Roswell Rudd School Days band from the early 1960s, Thelonious explore the entire Monk repertoire with both childlike curiosity as well as forensic attention to…

London Jazz Orchestra

The London Jazz Orchestra continues its monthly residency, which is now nearly 25 years at the Vortex. Led by Scott Stroman, it contains some of the great luminaries of the London scene. Please like & share:

Sat 07 February 2015

Ed Jones Quintet

Ed Jones is one of our leading saxophonists. A long-standing regular at the Vortex, for example as co-leader of Killer Shrimp. His band includes: Kit Downes (piano), Riaan Vosloo (bass), Tim Giles (drums) Please like & share:

Fri 06 February 2015

Noemi Nuti

Noemi Nuti accompanied by Quentin Collins (trumpet), Chris Eldred (piano),
Filipe Monteiro (guitar), Tim Thornton (bass) and Ernesto Simpson (drums).

Thu 05 February 2015

John Butcher Trio

John Butcher, one of our leading innovative saxophonists, appears in a trio with Hannah Marshall and Mark Sanders on drums. John Butcher’s work ranges through improvisation, his own compositions, multitracked pieces and explorations with feedback and extreme acoustics. Originally a…

Wed 04 February 2015

Leo Blanco with Christine Tobin

From  Guardian Guide for 30 January 2015 (by John Fordham) The work of the unique Venezuelan improviser and composer Leo Blanco has only recently begun to gain recognition in Europe, but he’s nothing like as well known as he should…

Tots Tunes

For parents and babies/toddlers (0-5s) Created and led by Tara Franks. This joy-filled class offers the opportunity for parents to sing, dance and shake along to songs from around the world and original tunes. All accompanied by cello or djembe.…

Tue 03 February 2015

Olie Brice Quintet

Double bassist Olie Brice is well know to Vortex audiences, having performed here with Tony Malaby, Paul Dunmall, Evan Parker and many others.  Tonight he launches the debut album by his quintet, ‘Immune To Clockwork.’  The album was released late…

Mon 02 February 2015

Yumiko Tanaka and Friends

Yumiko Tanaka and Friends Yumiko Tanaka is a highly regarded player of the Japanese traditional instrument the shamisen and also a vocalist. Her remarkable creative skills are not only to be found in in the world of traditional Japanese music,…

Sun 01 February 2015

Vortex Downstairs Bar Jazz Night

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Please like & share:

Alister Spence Quartet AND Kit Downes/Robert Landfermann

BOOK ONLINE AT http://www.wegottickets.com/event/304548   Alister Spence (AUS): piano/samples Raymond MacDonald (Scotland): alto/sop sax Joe Williamson (SWE): double bass Dag Magnus Narvesen NOR): drums/glockenspiel Australian pianist/composer Alister Spence is recognised as one of the country’s most distinctive and original exponents of…

Andreae/Lash/Ullén + Alex Ward + Matilda Rolfson

Lisa Ullén is one of the most distinguished artists on the Northern European contemporary art-music scene. Born in Seoul, South Korea, Ullén grew up in a quiet small town in northern Sweden. A graduate from the Royal Musical Academy in Stockholm,…

Sat 31 January 2015

Carol Grimes

Born in London, Carol Grimes didn’t begin her career until she was 19.  Her early influence included  Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald.  She began to sing regularly in the streets of London throughout the sixties.  Through this she formed a band The Race, a Blues and…

Fri 30 January 2015

Chris Jarrett meets Luca Ciarla

The US-born, German-based pianist/composer Chris Jarrett and Italian violinist Luca Ciarla have each carved out highly distinctive paths across diverse musical genres, before joining forces in early 2014. Jarrett – younger brother of fêted jazz pianist Keith – has composed…

Thu 29 January 2015

Dream Time

Over the years Dreamtime has existed in three different forms, a quintet, a sextet and a ten piece.This is the most recent incarnation of this long-standing band plus special guest Mark Hewins.This configuration contains six members of the tentet. The…

Wed 28 January 2015

Kristian Borring Quartet

Kristian Borring – guitar Arthur Lea – p Mick Coady – b Jon Scott – d Lewis Wright – vib Danish guitarist, composer and bandleader, Kristian Borring, has been described as a “guitarist of enormous technical ability who utilizes his…

World Jazz Jam

Our new world jazz jam is led by cellist Shirley Smart of Melange. Bring your instrument! Or just come and absorb the atmosphere and the music. Please like & share:

Tots Tunes

For parents and babies/toddlers (0-5s) Created and led by Tara Franks. This joy-filled class offers the opportunity for parents to sing, dance and shake along to songs from around the world and original tunes. All accompanied by cello or djembe.…