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Tue 17 May 2022

Vortex discussion 101 – Politics and identity

Artists look for creativity from various influences brought together into their individual identity. Increasingly in jazz, as noticed at the Jazzahead event, political and national identity play an increasing role, […]

Tue 10 May 2022

Tue 26 April 2022

Tue 19 April 2022

Vortex discussion 96 – Being afraid

‘Be afraid, be very afraid’. The tagline from The Fly can extend to jazz and improvised music quite easily. Audiences frightened by having to put their foot through the door […]

Tue 05 April 2022

Vortex discussion 94 – Being heard

Of course, we now have live gigs back. But has the recorded sector moving to streaming changed how to perceive recording? And have the ways in which musicians behave at […]

Tue 29 March 2022

Tue 22 March 2022

Tue 15 March 2022

Tue 01 March 2022

Tue 22 February 2022

Tue 15 February 2022

Tue 08 February 2022

Tue 01 February 2022

Tue 25 January 2022

Tue 18 January 2022

Tue 11 January 2022

Wed 22 September 2021

Wed 21 July 2021

Tue 22 June 2021

Wed 16 June 2021

Wed 09 June 2021

Wed 02 June 2021

Wed 26 May 2021

Thu 22 April 2021

Thu 25 March 2021

Blow the Fuse “On Air” – The Casimir Connection

Tonight’ session features a special double bill with The Casimir Connection and the Add3io jazz trio.     The Casimir Connection in concert and interview with Diane McLoughlin. Diane McLoughlin’s wonderfully evocative quartet with influences […]

Wed 10 February 2021

Thu 04 February 2021

Thu 21 January 2021

Thu 07 January 2021

Blow the fuse ‘on air’ feat. Annie Whitehead

Blow the Fuse ‘On Air’ is a series of online concerts from the Vortex Jazz Club in Dalston. This week show features Annie Whitehead, trombone virtuoso best known for her engaging mix of African grooves, blues, ska and Ellingtonian expressionism.

Sun 20 December 2020

Rough Takes: Olly Chalk

Rough Takes is a series about giving artists the space to experiment and take risks and to open the door to the creative process for audiences. We give an artist the space for a day and a performance at the end of it – what they choose to do and who they choose to work with is up to them.

Thu 17 December 2020

Tue 15 December 2020

Mon 14 December 2020

Sun 13 December 2020

Sat 12 December 2020

Thu 10 December 2020

Jazz Connective – AlinaHipHarp Quintet

Internationally renowned harpist Alina Bzhezhinska has a strong reputation for innovation. This time she creates a unique sound on the harp with effect pedals and electronics, featuring the innovative trumpeter […]

Wed 09 December 2020

Trish Clowes Trio – Replay

Replay an intimate set from saxophonist and composer Trish Clowes which was recorded back in September this year. Trish  is joined by her friends Chris Montague and Ross Stanley for what […]

Tue 08 December 2020

Mon 07 December 2020

Thu 03 December 2020

Sun 29 November 2020

Thu 26 November 2020

Tue 24 November 2020

Grass Roots online – MA

The November edition of Grass Roots welcomes Ma – a young musical triumvirate whose influences include jazz, hip-hop and rock with a soupcon of drum & bass. The band’s name […]

Tue 17 November 2020

Sat 31 October 2020

Thu 22 October 2020

Words and Art

This month’s Words and Art, curated by Nicki Heinen and once again with live art from Aurelie Freoua is once again broadcast live on Zoom. Sasha Dugdale Sasha Dugdale has […]

Sun 11 October 2020

Wed 23 September 2020

Sat 01 August 2020

Thu 30 July 2020

Wed 29 July 2020

Thu 23 July 2020

Wed 22 July 2020

Mon 20 July 2020

Sat 18 July 2020

Ben Wendel ‘Seasons’ – Vortex Replay

Replay one of the most exciting gigs from 2019 with the Ben Wendel Seasons band. Featuring the talents of Aaron Parks (piano), Gilad Hekselman (guitar), Matt Brewer (bass) and Kendrick Scott (drums), the Seasons band played to two sold out audiences back in July last year. Watch back live on the 18th July, almost a year since, from 20:30 BST on Facebook and YouTube.

Thu 16 July 2020

Thu 09 July 2020

Tue 07 July 2020

Thu 02 July 2020

Fri 26 June 2020

Mon 22 June 2020

The Windrush Suite

The Windrush Suite 22 June 2020  8PM Watch on Youtube or on our Facebook page Tip Jar   In time to mark the occasion of National Windrush Day we present […]

Thu 18 June 2020

Tue 09 June 2020

Thu 04 June 2020

John Pope – Solo Set

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Sun 31 May 2020

Thu 28 May 2020

Wed 27 May 2020

Tue 26 May 2020

Sat 23 May 2020

Thu 21 May 2020

Sat 16 May 2020

Thu 14 May 2020

Alex Bonney – solo set

Donate and help us keep bringing more live streams!   This Thursday 14th May, trumpeter Alex Bonney brings us an exclusive solo set live with electronics. This pre-recorded performance will be […]

Tue 12 May 2020

Thu 07 May 2020

George Crowley – Solo Set

On the 7th May at 7PM BST, The Vortex Jazz Club is very pleased to present a live-streamed recorded performance from George Crowley via Facebook and YouTube! Since closing our […]

Tue 05 May 2020

Sun 03 May 2020

Resonances Live ONLINE – “Resilience”

Live improvisation with visual art, musicians, dancers and poet. All improvising simultaneously from their homes across the world. With Aurelie Freoua, Ley Loosh, Petra Haller, Liran Donin, Hyelim Kim, Mervin […]

Tue 28 April 2020

Women in Jazz – an informal online event

Women in Jazz. The first of a series of seminars/informal chit chats (or whatever else you want to call them) while we aren’t open. The topic of Women in Jazz […]

Sun 22 March 2020

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