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Sun 24 November 2013

The Vortex Downstairs Jam

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival THE VORTEX DOWNSTAIRS Continuing the long tradition of jazz jam sessions with musicians fine tuning their chops & maybe sparring a little too, the Vortex Downstairs Jam is a chance to see some [...]

Pulcinella / Hannes Riepler Quintet / FUTUREthno

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Match&Fuse & The Vortex present Pulcinella (France), Hannes Riepler Quintet (UK), and Futurethno (Ukraine/Poland) This exciting triple bill brings some of the UK’s finest players together with two highly talented bands from Ukraine/Poland [...]

Sat 23 November 2013

Alexander Hawkins Curates: Hello Skinny

Pianist & composer Alexander Hawkins curates three late night sessions at the Vortex – catch them after the evening concerts. Known as an extraordinary improviser Hawkins plays with musicians from Evan Parker to Mulatu Astatke to Marshall Allen, as well [...]

Philip Catherine & John Etheridge + Pascal Schumacher & Sylvain Rifflet + Igor Gehenot Trio

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Belgium’s Igloo Records in partnership with MusicLX and The Vortex present three generations of Jazzmen. A night of exclusive collaborations, with Philip Catherine & John Etheridge; exciting new talent to emerge from the [...]

Fri 22 November 2013

Grasscut + Eyes Of A Blue Dog + MooV

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Sonorous: Three bands working at the edges of musical genres come together for a night of boundary-pushing, sonorous experimentation. Signed to Ninja Tunes, Grasscut make sounds that “..keep your ears refreshed and alive” [...]

Thu 21 November 2013

Alexander Hawkins Curates: Steve Davis’ Human

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival FROM MIDNIGHT… Pianist & composer Alexander Hawkins curates three late night sessions at the Vortex – catch them after the evening concerts. Known as an extraordinary improviser, Hawkins plays with musicians from Evan [...]

Tue 19 November 2013

Maggie Nicols / Denis Charolles / David Chevallier + Laura Jurd Quartet feat Lauren Kinsella

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Improvisations and sound games carried by Maggie Nicols’ voice, with the phenomenal duo of Charolles & Chevallier. The trio first met & played in France in 2008 and the complicit understanding between the [...]

Mon 18 November 2013

Louis Moholo-Moholo & Alexander Hawkins Duo and The Mediums

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Musical fireworks are guaranteed from an intercontinental dialogue between the intense piano improvisations of Alexander Hawkins and the extraordinary dynamic range of South African percussionist Louis Moholo-Moholo. Plus the beautiful sound of two [...]

Sun 17 November 2013

The Vortex Downstairs Jam

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Vortex Downstairs Continuing the long tradition of jazz jam sessions with musicians fine tuning their chops & maybe sparring a little too, the Vortex Downstairs Jam is a chance to see some extraordinary [...]

Mopomoso presents John Russell’s Quaqua

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Mopomoso presents John Russell’s Quaqua. The highly regarded guitarist leads his own group, bringing together musicians from a variety of backgrounds and approaches in a celebration of all things improvised. Drawn from an [...]

London Jazz Orchestra

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival The London Jazz Orchestra Vortex Sessions…New Adventures! Directed by Scott Stroman The London Jazz Orchestra crosses paths with other contemporary genres, as new arrangements of Mark-Anthony Turnage Needles by director Scott Stroman and Graham Fitkin’s [...]

Sat 16 November 2013

Bruno Heinen Quintet presents Tierkreis

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Bruno Heinen Quintet presents Tierkreis (Stockhausen’s Signs of the Zodiac) plus a pre-concert talk hosted by Max Reinhardt. The Bruno Heinen Quintet features some of the top musicians in the country; Fulvio Sigurta on trumpet, [...]

The Vortex Late Night Sessions

1st & 3rd Saturday of the month Continuing the long tradition of jazz jam sessions with musicians fine tuning their chops and maybe sparring a little too, the Vortex Late Night Sessions offer the chance to see some truly extraordinary [...]

Fri 15 November 2013

Township Comets

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Township Comets play the searing, joyous music of the South African saxophonist Dudu Pukwana, who in exile brought a pioneering mix of township jazz and improvisation to the UK and European scenes in [...]

Township Comets

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Township Comets play the searing, joyous music of the South African saxophonist Dudu Pukwana, who in exile brought a pioneering mix of township jazz and improvisation to the UK and European scenes in [...]

Enrico Pieranunzi Trio + Julie Sassoon

Enrico Pieranunzi Trio A very special performance, part of this years London Jazz Festival, Italy’s jazz poet, pianist & composer Enrico Pieranunzi plays with his trio. Known for fusing classical piano techniques with that of jazz; as a composer he doesn’t clutter [...]

Mon 04 November 2013

Sam Crowe Quintet

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival Pianist Sam Crowe has performed and recorded with some of the most highly regarded jazz musicians in the UK and US. His critically acclaimed second albumTowards The Centre Of Everything on Whirlwind Recordings, was launched at [...]

Evan Parker

Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival With John Russell (guitar) and John Edwards (bass) Monthly Vortex residency with the master of free improvisation. A major force in European improvising, Parker has collaborated with everyone from Cecil Taylor, Paul Bley [...]