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Just announced! Uri Caine solo + Nautilus on 1 November. An intimate and exclusive concert by this great NY pianist. pianist

Big Band

The big band is the creme de la creme of jazz.

Sat 23 December 2017

Wed 27 September 2017

Mon 25 September 2017

Sun 25 June 2017

Morley College Big Band

Many of our best jazz musicians have passed through this big band over the years, run on Saturday mornings at the hallowed Morley College. Now directed by Loose Tubes alumnus, […]

Mon 19 June 2017


A new monthly residency for a big band initiated by bassist Calum Gourlay, known for his great work with Thelonious, an award-winning solo album, Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and more. […]

Sun 28 May 2017

The John Bennett Band

John Bennett and his 14-piece band bring their cosmic, funk-infused sound garden to the Vortex once more for a wonderful afternoon gig on this Bank Holiday Sunday. A pioneering jazz […]

Fri 05 May 2017

Sun 24 July 2016

John Bennett Band

A stalwart of the old Vortex, the band is now installed with a regular Sunday afternoon residency. With John’s fantastic compositions and an always exciting line-up of fine musicians this is […]

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