BlowtheFuse @ The Vortex PICNIC + Yazz Ahmed Quartet

Tuesday, 7th February 2012
8:30 pmto11:00 pm

PICNIC plus Yazz Ahmed Quartet

Led by guitarist Deirdre Cartwright, PICNIC features trombonist Annie Whitehead with Alison Rayner double bass and Winston Clifford drums

Inspirational, upbeat jazz with South African and Latin influences.

‘If there is a more complete guitarist in contemporary music than Deirdre Cartwright –

I’d like to know who it is.’ Dave Gelly, The Observer

Yazz Ahmed Quartet

Lewis Wright vibraphone, Dave Manington bass guitar & loop station, Corrina Silvester percussion and Yazz Ahmed trumpet and flugelhorn.

Original compositions from her debut album exploring the music of her Arabic heritage, contrasted with the British jazz from the 1950s which she was introduced to by her grandfather, jazz trumpeter, Terry Brown.

The Vortex Jazz Club 11 Gillett Street, London N16 8JH
Doors 8pm First set 8.45 pm £10, concessions available
Bookings: 020 7254 4097