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Sat 13 August 2022

A Standard Afternoon

Come down for a drink downstairs with jazz standards from a rotating group of London-based singers and instrumentalists. Opens up for the final set from 5.30pm – all welcome to…

Henry Lowther’s Still Waters

Still Waters was born out a long association and friendship going back 40 years between Henry Lowther and Britain’s premiere bassist Dave Green.

Sun 14 August 2022

Vortex Jam Session hosted by Riley Stone-Lonergan

A weekly session on Sunday evenings, hosted by four of London’s finest: drummer Jas Kayser, pianist Rick Simpson and tenor saxophonists Helena Kay and Riley Stone-Lonergan, each one hosting one session on rotation.

Tue 16 August 2022

Midweek Downstairs Jam

Welcoming and relaxed, come for a drink, sit back and enjoy the music, or bring your horns, sticks and strings to join in during the second set.

Wed 17 August 2022

Sam Hogarth Trio ft. Thom Gould

Sam Hogarth combines a deep love of the jazz repertoire with a fresh approach to harmonisation that is evident in his original compositions.

Thu 18 August 2022

Radhika de Saram Quartet

New London-based project by Radhika de Saram featuring Zhenya Strigalev on saxophone, Ben Brown on drums and Elliot Galvin on keys.

Fri 19 August 2022

Anita Wardell’s “Scatasphere”

Multi award-winning jazz vocalist Anita Wardell returns to the Vortex with a quartet featuring pianist Graham Harvey, bassist Matyas Hoffecker and drummer Joe Dessauer.

Sat 20 August 2022

Quentin Collins Sextet (1st show)

As one of the hardest working and in-demand internationally renowned jazz trumpet players, Collins formed an all-star group in 2019, which was a progression of his quintet with alto sax ace, Tom Harrison, giving birth to the Quentin Collins Sextet.

Quentin Collins Sextet (2nd show)

As one of the hardest working and in-demand internationally renowned jazz trumpet players, Collins formed an all-star group in 2019, which was a progression of his quintet with alto sax ace, Tom Harrison, giving birth to the Quentin Collins Sextet.

Sun 21 August 2022

Vortex Jam Session hosted by Rick Simpson

A weekly session on Sunday evenings, hosted by four of London’s finest: drummer Jas Kayser, pianist Rick Simpson and tenor saxophonists Helena Kay and Riley Stone-Lonergan, each one hosting one session on rotation.

Wed 24 August 2022

Karim Saber Quartet

Led by London based guitarist and composer Karim Saber, this dynamic quartet combine fiery extended improvisation with memorable and heartfelt original compositions.

Thu 25 August 2022

Barry Green Trio w/ Dave Green and Sam Braysher

Barry Green, award winning pianist, fresh from the recording in New York with Drew Gress, Tom Rainey, Billy Drewes and Rudy Roystan..teams up with lyrical alto player Braysher to explore lesser known standards.

Fri 26 August 2022

Georgia Mancio Trio

Multi award-winning jazz vocalist, lyricist and producer, Georgia Mancio returns to the Vortex in a trio format feat. flautist/pianist Gareth Lockrane and bassist Andrew Cleyndert (Ronnie Scott, Gene Harris).

Sat 27 August 2022

Tony Kofi Quartet

Performing music from modern 20th century jazz composers like Mulgrew Miller, Larry Willis, Junior Cook, Billy Strayhorn, McCoy Tyner and Chick Corea.

Sun 28 August 2022

Vortex Jam Session hosted by Helena Kay

A weekly session on Sunday evenings, hosted by four of London’s finest: drummer Jas Kayser, pianist Rick Simpson and tenor saxophonists Helena Kay and Riley Stone-Lonergan, each one hosting one session on rotation.

Wed 31 August 2022

Reiss Ellis Beckles Group

Reiss will be making his debut as a bandleader here at Vortex Jazz Club as well as debuting new music that has been composed over the last year. Expect these talented musicians to explore virtuosic solos, original music and a few old classics from the Great American Songbook.

Sat 03 September 2022

A Standard Afternoon

Come down for a drink downstairs with jazz standards from a rotating group of London-based singers and instrumentalists. Opens up for the final set from 5.30pm – all welcome to…

The Flame (Robert Mitchell / Mark Sanders / Neil Charles)

The Flame is a fierce new improvising trio making their Vortex debut. Featuring Robert Mitchell (Piano/Perc/Poetry), Mark Sanders (Drums) and Neil Charles (Bass) – they bring a hugely accomplished individual and international renown.

Sun 04 September 2022

Vortex Jam Session hosted by Jas Kayser

A weekly session on Sunday evenings, hosted by four of London’s finest: drummer Jas Kayser, pianist Rick Simpson and tenor saxophonists Helena Kay and Riley Stone-Lonergan, each one hosting one session on rotation.

Tue 06 September 2022

Midweek Downstairs Jam

Welcoming and relaxed, come for a drink, sit back and enjoy the music, or bring your horns, sticks and strings to join in during the second set.

Wed 07 September 2022

Thu 08 September 2022

Luna Cohen – Brazilian Jazz (1st Show)

Join Brazilian singer Luna Cohen and her band on a joyful and powerful journey where colorful grooves of Afro-Brazilian influences celebrate the diversity of Brazilian culture.

Luna Cohen – Brazilian Jazz (2nd Show)

Join Brazilian singer Luna Cohen and her band on a joyful and powerful journey where colorful grooves of Afro-Brazilian influences celebrate the diversity of Brazilian culture.

Fri 09 September 2022

Pete Wareham / Ruth Goller / Seb Rochford

After playing together for over twenty years in various guises, Pete Wareham, Seb Rochford and Ruth Goller come together as an improvising group for the very first time.

Sun 11 September 2022

Vortex Jam Session

A weekly session on Sunday evenings, hosted by four of London’s finest: drummer Jas Kayser, pianist Rick Simpson and tenor saxophonists Helena Kay and Riley Stone-Lonergan, each one hosting one session on rotation.

Tue 13 September 2022

Azalea Arts Presents

This is not a jazz night, but a night to find new friends, new styles and more. 6 Hours of performances. That’s £1 an hour!!!

Wed 14 September 2022

Asha Parkinson’s Kalpadruma Sextet

Founded by saxophonist/composer, Asha Parkinson in 2017, Kalpadruma is an exciting collective exploring connection between Arabic, Turkish, Indian, Contemporary Classical and Jazz musics.

Thu 15 September 2022

Tom Syson // Dominik Fuss Quintet

English trumpeter Tom Syson and Austrian trumpeter Dominik Fuss lead this quintet feat. Jacky Naylor (piano), Huw V Williams (double bass) & Jay Davis (drums)

Fri 16 September 2022

Sat 17 September 2022

A Standard Afternoon

Come down for a drink downstairs with jazz standards from a rotating group of London-based singers and instrumentalists. Opens up for the final set from 5.30pm – all welcome to…

John Etheridge Trio

Featuring Jim Watson & Ian Thomas, this trio, specially put together for the Vortex, will ‘burn’ an amalgam of bluesy jazz and jazzy blues, intense, exciting and committed. Three masters at the top of their game.

Sun 18 September 2022

The JMI Youth Big Band

Music of Jewish origin and cutting edge jazz sounds fused together to create Jewish music as you’ve never heard it before. Led by inspirational band leader Sam Eastmond (Spike Orchestra, John Zorn) this is music for the next generation performed by the next generation.

Vortex Jam Session

A weekly session on Sunday evenings, hosted by four of London’s finest: drummer Jas Kayser, pianist Rick Simpson and tenor saxophonists Helena Kay and Riley Stone-Lonergan, each one hosting one session on rotation.

Tue 20 September 2022

Midweek Downstairs Jam

Welcoming and relaxed, come for a drink, sit back and enjoy the music, or bring your horns, sticks and strings to join in during the second set.

Wed 21 September 2022

Guido Spannocchi Quartet

Vienna born London based saxophonist Guido Spannocchi returns to the Vortex after his sold out album release show in June 2021 with a quartet feat. Ruth Goller (bass), Danny Keane (Fender Rhodes) and Tristan Banks (drums).

Thu 22 September 2022

Graham Costello’s Strata

Scottish drummer and composer Graham Costello creates minimalist-inspired music that ranges from ambient and post-rock, to jazz improvisation and noise rock.

Fri 23 September 2022

Hannes Riepler / Peter Ehwald Quartet

Hannes Riepler makes a habit of teaming up with some of the great saxophonists around, such as Chris Cheek. Here he joins with Peter Ehwald from Berlin to play their own original music as well as lively takes upon standards.

Sat 24 September 2022

Hans Koller Big Band (1st Show)

A 13-piece ensemble exploring and celebrating musical ideas and imagined movements of Charlie Parker and George Russell

Hans Koller Big Band (2nd Show)

A 13-piece ensemble exploring and celebrating musical ideas and imagined movements of Charlie Parker and George Russell

Sun 25 September 2022

Vortex Jam Session

A weekly session on Sunday evenings, hosted by four of London’s finest: drummer Jas Kayser, pianist Rick Simpson and tenor saxophonists Helena Kay and Riley Stone-Lonergan, each one hosting one session on rotation.

Wed 28 September 2022

Thu 29 September 2022

Pigfoot Play Ellington

An imaginative reworking of some of Duke Ellington’s iconic  compositions, from the early Cotton Club blues material to Swing hits and through to the exotica that was inspired by Ellington’s extensive travels.

Fri 30 September 2022

Sun 02 October 2022

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