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Vortex Recommends Playlist / September 2023


Each month, we offer the artists programmed at the club to share what they’ve been listening to/music they really love. This playlist is available on Spotify and played at the club every night before the gig and between sets.



Sam Braysher’s picks

Billie Holiday – This Year’s Kisses

Astrud Gilberto – Tristeza

Sonny Rollins – The Last Time I Saw Paris


Milena Granci’s picks

Aca Seca Trio – Trino

Groovements – Aaron Parks

Stablefolk – Unspoken Tales

Marshall Gilkes WDR Big band – Köln


Coco Mbassi’s picks

Dina Bell – Bobe na Mbako

Busi Mhlongo – Awukho Umuzi Omgena …

Salif Keita – Dery

Stevie Wonder – Knocks Me Off My Feet


Ayo Vincent’s picks

Tommy Flanagan – St Thomas

Mulgrew Miller – When I Get There

Julian Joseph – Dance in a Perfect World


Matthew Herd’s picks

Joanna Sternberg – Mountains High

Little Simz – Angel

Alvvays – Belinda Says

Claud – Screwdriver

Charli XCX – Official


Alex Hitchcock’s picks

Jason Moran, Marcus Gilmore and -Tape Loop D

Noah Stoneman – Tomas and Tereza

Kaja Draksler – Amnion


Sam Newbould’s picks

Daryl Johns – Gabriel

Wayne Shorter – When you dream

Taylor Eigsti – Sparky

Logan Richardson – Broken Borders


Dave Manington’s picks

Hermeto Pascoal – Para Miles Davis

Brigitte Beraha – Blink

Joe Henderson – Bwaata

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