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The Vortex
11 Gillett Square, Dalston
London (London)

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The Vortex•11 Gillett Square, Dalston•London•UK

MON 23 JANUARY 2017

 

 

DAVID TORN – SUN OF GOLDFINGER. (WITH TIM BERNE, CHES SMITH)

Saxophonist Tim Berne, drummer Ches Smith and guitarist David Torn push far beyond jazz’s known boundaries in Sun of Goldfinger. The mercurial trio explores the edges of the genre, infusing it with perspectives ranging from the minimalist to the cinematic to the metallic. The improvisation-based group effortlessly, seamlessly shifts from atmospheres into shattering mayhem to thrilling effect.

Time: 8 - 11PM

£25 (seated), £20 (standing)

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TUE 24 JANUARY 2017

 

 

PRIMITIVE LONDON QUARTET

Anglo-French group. Antoine Bearjaut (trumpet) Robin Fincker (sax) Kit Downes (piano) Jim Hart (vibes) Anglo-French quartet Primitive London perform as part of their 2017 ‘Planète Savage” tour. The band, featuring…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£12

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WED 25 JANUARY 2017

 

 

BRUNO HEINEN/LARRY BARTLEY/ROD YOUNGS

Bruno Heinen, Larry Bartley and Rod Youngs have created a new trio together. Standards, originals played in a unique style. Sparks will fly!

Time: 8 - 11PM

£10

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THU 26 JANUARY 2017

 

 

WORDS AND JAZZ

Nicki Heinen curates her monthly night of intriguing readings followed by some of the newest jazz around. A night to savour Melissa Lee-Houghton Melissa Lee-Houghton’s three poetry collections are published…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£8

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TALINKA

Talinka is where jazz, baroque and world music successfully collide. It is the fruit of collaboration between singer and actress Tali Atzmon, the international jazz artist Gilad Atzmon who also produced…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£12

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FRI 27 JANUARY 2017

 

 

PAUL BILSON BILSON – JUST ANNOUNCED

Paul Bilson’s joyful music draws on his Ghanaian roots, delivering a high-energy mix of afro-jazz, high-life and soulful funk. Led by Bilson’s passionate, rhythmic trumpet melodies and improvisations. Unreserved seating,…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£10

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GYPSY AND EAST EUROPEAN NIGHT

INFORMATION TO FOLLOW

Time: 8 - 11PM

TBA

 

SAT 28 JANUARY 2017

 

 

FLETCH’S BREW

Led by one of our favourite drummers, Mark Fletcher,  Fletch’s Brew makes a rare appearance outside Ronnie Scott’s where they play weekly. The band plays funky jazz originals and also…

Time: 8 - 11.30PM

£15

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DOWNSTAIRS LATE

JAZZ2ROCKSTEADY

A Saturday late night hang featuring live soulful jazz, reggae and rocksteady, led by pianist Bruno Heinen.

Time: 11.30 - 1.30AM

FREE

 

SUN 29 JANUARY 2017

 

 

LEV’S LOUNGE

Lev’s Lounge   Lev presents an irreverent and eclectic mix of musical styles in a laidback atmosphere. We cover songs from the 60s and 70s right through to the likes of…

Time: 7.30 - 10.15PM

£10
No advance tickets.

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DOWNSTAIRS

SUNDAY JAZZ SESSIONS

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Followed…

Time: 9 - 11.30PM

Free

 

MON 30 JANUARY 2017

 

ALBUM LAUNCH

BECCA TOFT ALBUM LAUNCH

Becca Toft presents her Album Launch Tour with a full performance of her debut album “Searching” with her octet. Searching is a concept album Becca wrote about the search of…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£10

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TUE 31 JANUARY 2017

 

 

TOPE TEN TEN

Nigerian juju singer TOPE TEN TEN is one of the new wave of singers from Nigeria that are upgrading the juju music of King Sunny Ade and Chief Ebenezer Obey with harder and infectious…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£12.50/£10 concessions

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WED 01 FEBRUARY 2017

 

ALBUM LAUNCH

TRICHOTOMY

Sean Foran – piano John Parker – drums Samuel Vincent – bass  Australian piano trio Trichotomy really need no introduction. Over the course of three compelling albums for Naim Jazz…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£10

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THU 02 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

TOTS TUNES

The very popular music sessions for parents and little ones (0-5 yr olds).  Described as “uplifting and energising” and “such a fun, high quality experience“.   These interactive, energetic sessions involve learning songs…

Time: 10 - 11AM

£6 

 

 

 

CHRISTINE TOBIN – ORIGINAL MUSIC TO THE POETRY OF WB YEATS

It is amazing to get back one of our best singers. So rarely here in the UK, as she is now based in New York and a stalwart of the…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£15

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DOWNSTAIRS – LOVE & MUSIC ALONE SHALL CONQUER

Time: 8PM

£6 PAY ON THE DOOR

 

FRI 03 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

TOM HARRISON QUARTET FT. FABRICE TAREL

Tom Harrison – alto saxophone Fabrice Tarel – piano Percy Pursglove – bass Tim Giles – drums Rising star saxophonist Tom Harrison brings a special lineup to The Vortex to…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£12

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SAT 04 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

BARRY GREEN TRIO

Recorded in Systems two studio, Brooklyn, “Almost There” finds London based pianist Barry Green with two Jazz greats, Drew Gress and Tom Rainey. This album is a spontaneous performance of…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£15

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DOWNSTAIRS LATE

JAZZ2ROCKSTEADY

A Saturday late night hang featuring live soulful jazz, reggae and rocksteady, led by pianist Bruno Heinen.

Time: 11.30 - 1.30AM

FREE

 

SUN 05 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

BARRY GREEN TRIO

Recorded in Systems two studio, Brooklyn, “Almost There” finds London based pianist Barry Green with two Jazz greats, Drew Gress and Tom Rainey. This album is a spontaneous performance of…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£15

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DOWNSTAIRS

SUNDAY JAZZ SESSIONS

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Followed…

Time: 9 - 11.30PM

Free

 

MON 06 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

SEAMUS BLAKE (WITH ROSS STANLEY, JAMES MADDREN)

Seamus Blake is an A-list saxophonist from New York, though British born. He is a winner of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Prize, recording 16 albums under his own name and…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£15

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TUE 07 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

ABRAHAM BRODY

After his recent sell-out gig with Iva Bittova, Abraham Brody returns to perform his mesmerising mix of vocals and violin. From a background that encompasses classically-trained violin, folk-singing, and performance…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£10

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WED 08 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

JOHN DIKEMAN / DIRK SERRIES / ANDREW LISLE / COLIN WEBSTER

This heavy-hitting quartet comprises four long-term sparring partners on the European improvised music scene. John Dikeman is an American tenor saxophonist now resident in Amsterdam and known for his trio…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£10

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THU 09 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

ADAM FAIRHALL

Adam Fairhall is able to fuse blues, contemporary jazz and improvisation with delectable results. It is a pleasure that he is coming down from Manchester to entertain us. “A rising…

Time: 8PM

£10

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FRI 10 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

JORGE ROSSY / PHELAN BURGOYNE QUARTET

Jorge Rossy is one of the original members of the legendary Brad Mehldau Trio and was for many years a crucial drummers on the NY scene. For the past decade…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£13

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SAT 11 FEBRUARY 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…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£15

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DOWNSTAIRS LATE

JAZZ2ROCKSTEADY

A Saturday late night hang featuring live soulful jazz, reggae and rocksteady, led by pianist Bruno Heinen.

Time: 11.30 - 1.30AM

FREE

 

SUN 12 FEBRUARY 2017

 

LONDON JAZZ ORCHESTRA VORTEX SESSIONS

LONDON JAZZ ORCHESTRA – VORTEX LIVE SESSIONS

The LJO begins a new series of Vortex Live Sessions, live performances of compositions from over its distinguished 25-year history. Come and be part of the enthusiastic audience at these…

Time: 3.30 - 6PM

£10

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LIONEL LOUEKE / NICHOLAS KUMMERT RAINBOW (2 NIGHTS) 1ST NIGHT W/ SPECIAL GUESTS ORPHY ROBINSON / JOHN EDWARDS / MARK SANDERS

          Lionel Loueke is known as the renowned guitarist for many years with Herbie Hancock, with releases on the Blue Note label. This performance with Nicolas…

Time: 7.30 - 10PM

£18

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DOWNSTAIRS

SUNDAY JAZZ SESSIONS

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Followed…

Time: 9 - 11.30PM

Free

 

MON 13 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

LIONEL LOUEKE / NICHOLAS KUMMERT RAINBOW (2- NIGHT) WITH SPECIAL GUEST LIAM NOBLE

   For the second night of their residency at the Vortex, Nicolas and Lionel will be joined by Liam Noble, playing solo and also joining with the duo who will…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£18

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TUE 14 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL WITH SYLVIA SCHMIDT

Gorgeous singer Sylvia Schmidt creates the perfect Valentine’s Day swirl in the intimacy of the Vortex with rising young jazz guitarist James Kitchman. “Sylvia is an incredibly versatile improviser with…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£10

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WED 15 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

NIRAN OBASA

Nigerian pianist Niran Obasa established his name as one of the foremost session musicians and the gospel music in Lagos. He is the keyboardist with The Yoruba Women Choir and…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£12

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THU 16 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

MATTHEW SULZMANN QUINTET + MICHIEL BRAAM

A double bill of the quintet of Matthew Sulzmann, one of our fine up-and-coming saxophonists, and a special visit by Michiel Braam, one of Holland’s leading pianists, who will be…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£8 (£10 on door)

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FRI 17 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

CAROL GRIMES

The return of the mistressful Carol Grimes, one of our favourite vocalists, with Dorian Ford, piano,  Winston Clifford, drums,  Alison Rayner, bass  & Annie Whitehead, trombone.

Time: 8 - 11PM

£15

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SAT 18 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

LONDON JAZZ ORCHESTRA – 25TH BIRTHDAY PARTY

As part of their 25th anniversary, we are hosting a special ‘birthday party’ for our beloved London Jazz Orchestra. Some of the best musicians in London playing some of the…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£15

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SUN 19 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

HUW V WILLIAMS TRIO WITH DEVIN GRAY, GEORGE CROWLEY

Huw Vaughan Williams – Bass Devin Gray – Drums George Crowley – Saxophone HUW VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Winner of the 2012 Yamaha Jazz Scholars Prize from The Royal Welsh College of…

Time: 7.30 - 10.30PM

£10

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DOWNSTAIRS

SUNDAY JAZZ SESSIONS

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Followed…

Time: 9 - 11.30PM

Free

 

MON 20 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

WARRIORS INTL PRESENT: FREEDOM THE ART OF IMPROVISATION LOFT JAM SESSION

Warriors international presents – Freedom: The Art of Improvisation loft Jam session. The monthly open-minded Freedom Improv session, Voted by the Evening Standard one of the Top 6 Uk jam sessions. Curated  by Cleveland…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£6

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WED 22 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

EVAN PARKER/JOHN EDWARDS/MARK SANDERS

One of the most respected saxophonists, who is known for his innovative approach to improvised music. Evan’s regular nights at the Vortex have continued for nearly 20 years, and he…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£12

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THU 23 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

ENEMY + GARD NILSSEN’S ACOUSTIC UNITY

The Enemy is always welcome at the Vortex. Kit Downes’ trio with Petter Eldh and James Maddren make waves like few other bands. They are also expert at inviting exciting…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£13

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FRI 24 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

HUW WARREN/JOHN PARRICELLI QUARTET

Two musicians who have played together for over 30 years. This group revives the Vortex Jazz Quartet, loved for many years in the era of the Vortex in Stoke Newington.…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£15

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SAT 25 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

CHRIS LAURENCE QUARTET: MARTIN FRANCE / JOHN PARRICELLI / FRANK RICOTTI

The Vortex welcomes back this tremendously influential quartet Chris Laurence, double bass Martin France, drums John Paricelli, guitar Frank Ricotti, vibraphone Bassist Chris Laurence has been a fixture on the…

Time: 8 - 11.30PM

£15

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SUN 26 FEBRUARY 2017

 

DOWNSTAIRS

SUNDAY JAZZ SESSIONS

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Followed…

Time: 9 - 11.30PM

Free

 

TUE 28 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

WILKINSON/THOMAS/EDWARDS/HESSION

Alan Wilkinson(reeds)/Pat Thomas (kbds)/John Edwards(bass)/Paul Hession(drums) + special guest tbc. It’s a rare occurrence for a live reunion of Alan Wilkinson with Paul Hession (who were in the iconic Hession Wilkinson…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£10

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FRI 03 MARCH 2017

 

 

KIRK LIGHTSEY 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FEATURING JEAN TOUSSAINT, PAUL ZAUNER – 1ST NIGHT OF 2

We are delighted to welcome back iconic pianist Kirk Lightsey, celebrating his 80th birthday, but playing with as much joy, energy and beauty as ever. He renews a partnership with…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£18

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SAT 04 MARCH 2017

 

 

KIRK LIGHTSEY 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION WITH SPECIAL GUEST JEAN TOUSSAINT, PAUL ZAUNER – 2ND NIGHT

We are delighted to welcome back iconic pianist Kirk Lightsey, celebrating his 80th birthday, but playing with as much joy, energy and beauty as ever. He renews a partnership with…

Time: 8 - 11PM

£18

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SUN 05 MARCH 2017

 

DOWNSTAIRS

SUNDAY JAZZ SESSIONS

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted every Sunday in the Vortex Downstairs Bar by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band which varies from time to time. Followed…

Time: 9 - 11.30PM

 

Free

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