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London, N16 8AZ
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Mon 11 December 2017

Tue 12 December 2017

Wed 13 December 2017

SVS Radio Presents: KGB & Texture

This is the first of many concerts presented by SVS Radio, which is dedicated to adventurous music from across the Nordics. Tonight’s performance features KGB and Texture who give their…

Thu 14 December 2017

Blow The Fuse – Tomorrow The Moon

Blow The Fuse continue their exciting Tomorrow The Moon series, featuring exciting young female-led groups J Frisco + Deirdre Cartwright, Kathy Dyson’s Free Spirit An evening in which both groups feature women…

Fri 15 December 2017

AFTER LUNCH SERIES: Heidi Vogel Trio

This month we present the Heidi Vogel Trio… One of the UK’s finest and most respected female vocalists Heidi Vogel is best known as the voice for the Cinematic Orchestra.…

Sat 16 December 2017

Jim Mullen/Rob Luft Organ Quartet

Jim Mullen/Rob Luft Organ Quartet joins together two guitarists of different generations but able to feed off each other with joy and energy.

Sun 17 December 2017

MOPOMOSO CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Come and join the celebrations as Mopomoso – the UK’s longest running regular improv sessions. As regulars will know, this is the occasion when it seems that all the improvising…

Alexander Dubovoy, Huw V Williams, Jay Davis

A musical celebration of American pianist Alexander Dubovoy’s past year in London, featuring some of the London jazz scene’s most sensitive improvisers. Alexander Dubovoy: Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area,…

Mon 18 December 2017

Calum Gourlay Big Band

Our monthly residency continues for a big band initiated by bassist Calum Gourlay, known for his great work with Thelonious, an award-winning solo album and more. “I want it to…

Tue 19 December 2017

BARRY GREEN SEXTET

A welcome return of pianist Barry Green’s outstanding sextet. Barry Green (Piano) Miguel Gorodi (Trumpet) Sam Braysher (Alto Saxophone) Tom Barford (Tenor Saxophone) Flo Moore (Bass) Will Glaser (Drums) Since…

Wed 20 December 2017

MOJO – THE MODERATELY OPTIMISTIC JAZZ ORCHESTRA

The 14-piece Moderately Optimistic Jazz Orchestra brings its rugged charms to the Vortex once more, playing you tunes with rich melodies and joyful grooves. Our set includes epic arrangements by…

Thu 21 December 2017

Evan Parker & friends

Ahead of the festive season, leading saxophonist Evan Parker completes another season at the Vortex. Check the Vortex website for this month’s friends.

Fri 22 December 2017

Gypsy Night Christmas Party

What is more Christmassy than Balkan Folk, Klezmer, Tango and Gypsy violins?! Quite a lot possibly – but with Piotr Jordan, Zac Gvirtzman and Friends a truly festive time is…

Sat 23 December 2017

Thu 28 December 2017

John Etheridge and Vimala Rowe

Legendary English guitarist brings sensational new vocal star Vimala Rowe to the Vortex for an evening of passion and soul. John will play some of his celebrated solo set and…

Sat 30 December 2017

Sun 31 December 2017

Mon 01 January 2018

Tue 02 January 2018

Thu 04 January 2018

Fri 05 January 2018

The New Exiles – First Night

The Exiles return with a new international lineup and new songs for their traditional New Year gigs at the Vortex, where they’ve played sold-out shows for the past several years.…

Sat 06 January 2018

The New Exiles – Second Night

The Exiles return with a new international lineup and new songs for their traditional New Year gigs at the Vortex, where they’ve played sold-out shows for the past several years.…

Mon 08 January 2018

WARRIORS INTL PRESENT: FREEDOM

Continuing into the New Year the monthly open-minded Freedom Improv session. There’s an opening short set from an adhoc ensemble, swiftly followed by constantly shifting sets of soul stirring improv sessions…

Wed 10 January 2018

Justina Curtis

Pianist Justina Curtis is known for her collaborations with the likes of Orphy Robinson and DJ Damage. Here is a chance to hear her centre stage.

Thu 11 January 2018

Jonny Mansfield – Two Trios

Habitat – Boz Martin-Jones – Drums Will Sach (NY) – Bass Jonny Mansfield – Vibes Gecko – Tom Smith – Sax and Bass Clarinet Will Barry – Piano Jonny Mansfield…

Sat 13 January 2018

PIGFOOT PLAYS……TOMBOLA

Pigfoot is Chris Batchelor (trumpet), Liam Noble (piano), James Allsopp (baritone sax), Paul Clarvis (drums). Always fun, always alternative – a great way to enjoy Saturday night Pigfoot burst onto…

Sun 14 January 2018

Mon 15 January 2018

Calum Gourlay Big Band

Bassist Calum Gourlay’s big band celebrates its first year of regular gigs at the Vortex. He brings stunning arrangements and a stellar band from a pool including the likes of…

Mon 11 December 2017

Sun 10 December 2017

Sat 09 December 2017

JOHN ETHERIDGE’S BlUE SPIRITS TRIO

Led by guitar legend John Etheridge, the Blue Spirits Trio includes Jim Watson (organ) & Nic France (drums) Drawing on a vast reservoir of musical experience spanning 43 years ,Etheridge…

Fri 08 December 2017

Henry Lowther’s Still Waters

Henry Lowther is one of our greatest trumpeters, with a delicate play in melody and technique. Band includes Paul Clarvis (drums), Pete Hurt (saxophone), Dave Green (bass), Barry Green (piano).

Thu 07 December 2017

Raymond MacDonald / Alexander Hawkins

Raymond MacDonald has a powerful personality, intellect and imagination that he focusses into his playing on alto saxophone. He is matched in all ways by pianist Alexander Hawkins So expect…

Wed 06 December 2017

Penny Rimbaud – What Passing Bells…

The War Poems of Wilfred Owen read by Penny Rimbaud (founder of Crass) with Liam Noble on piano and Kate Shortt on cello, incorporating visuals by Gee Vaucher.   ‘The…

Tue 05 December 2017

ANNIE WHITEHEAD and WORLD MUSIC WORKSHOP BAND

Another chance to hear this exciting blend of music from twenty horns, featuring jazz, African and Latin grooves, under the leadership of trombone virtuoso Annie Whitehead and supported by the…

Mon 04 December 2017

Sun 03 December 2017

Sat 02 December 2017

Ed Jones Quartet

Ed Jones never fails to create a great night of music. Known for work with the likes of Killer Shrimp, the chart-topping US3 but also extending to periods with John…

Fri 01 December 2017

Thu 30 November 2017

Wed 29 November 2017

Samuel Eagles

Samuel Eagles brings together some of the most in demand musicians in the UK creating a cohesive and refreshing sound formed through long lasting friendships. The band was a major…

Tue 28 November 2017

Adrian Reid

Adrian Reid plays  music from his recent quartet album Nyanza Street, with TONY KOFI (sax), LARRY BARTLEY (bass), ROD YOUNGS (drums) Adrian writes: I had been working with various members…

Sun 26 November 2017

ELLIOTT SHARP/John Edwards/Mark Sanders

Guitarist Elliott Sharp returns for a one-off special with the gold-plated rhythm section of John Edwards and Mark Sanders. A central figure in the avant-garde and experimental music scene in…

MOJO – the Moderately Optimistic Jazz Orchestra

The 14-piece Moderately Optimistic Jazz Orchestra brings its rugged charms to the Vortex once more, playing you tunes with rich melodies and joyful grooves. Our set includes epic arrangements by…

Sat 25 November 2017

Fri 24 November 2017

Thu 23 November 2017

Wed 22 November 2017

Tue 21 November 2017

THE AFROCENTRICS

The Afrocentrics are EMMANUEL ADENIRAN (electric bass), OGO AJALA (vocals), FRANCIS OVIE (keyboards), SEGUN IDOWU (guitar), SOJI IJADUOLA (drums), JOSEPH OYELADE (saxophones) Electric bassist Emmanuel Adeniran and his band The Afrocentrics play the sounds and rhythms…

Sun 19 November 2017

Sat 18 November 2017

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