The Shape of Jazz To Come Presents… FORJ and NIMA
Two bands NIMA and Forj. High octane grooves and expansive improvisation from ‘Forj’, a quartet led by Scottish drummer Jonathan Silk. Following a sold-out show at Edinburgh Jazz Festival, Nima bring their eclectic influences drawing inspiration from everywhere: jazz, soul, bluegrass and all types of world music.
Evan Parker – Trance Map & Tom Wheatley
Evan and Matt met in 2008 and out of their first studio sessions developed Trance Map, an album of over an hour long that mixes field recordings, samples from cassettes, turntable scratching and the live processing of Evan’s relentlessly evolving saxophone lines.
The Shape of Jazz to Come: Elephant Talk (Guildhall), Wilbur Whitta Trio Plus (RAM) Will Cleasby Band(Trinity Laban)
A new project by the Vortex Jazz Club supported by the Dave Holland and Evan Parker Fund. This month will feature 3 bands from: Guildhall School of Music, Royal Academy of Music and Trinity Laban.