Roz Harding’ WAVE + Solar Flares

Wednesday, 18th May 2016
12:00 amto11:00 pm

Blow the Fuse presents our celebrated TOMORROW THE MOON season at the Vortex
Five double bills at the Vortex Jazz Club featuring some of the UK?s finest, original contemporary jazz all led by women. One small step for woman?

Roz Harding’s WAVE + Solar Flares

Roz Harding?s Wave
Roz Harding alto sax, Mike Outram guitar, Jim Bashford drums
W-A-V-E/WHEN – ART – VALIDATES – EMOTION

?Inspirational? and ?immense? – Duncan Heining, Jazzwise magazine

A collection of compositions emotionally charged and dynamic – exploring the peaks and depths of our experiences – expect groove and freedom from soft and lyrical to explosive sounds – brought to life in jazz trio form.

Solar Flares
Deirdre Cartwright guitar, Louise Elliott tenor sax and flute, Alison Rayner double bass
Latin and South African influenced tunes played by this imaginative and melodic trio with an earthy, joyful delight in playing.

Vortex Jazz Club
11 Gillett Square
London N16 8AZ

Advance £10 / Door £12
Doors 8pm

http://www.wegottickets.com/event/

0207 254 4097

We?d like to thank the the PRS for Music Foundation for their support.

Jackdaw Jazz Cafe, Clapton Ponds

Saturday, 30th April 2016
8:00 pmto11:00 pm

Deirdre Cartwright, Alison Rayner, Winston Clifford with special guest Diane Mcloughlin sax.
Swing, bossa nova and a classic jazz feature.

Come along and support this lovely, warm, local place run by jazz enthusiasts Ash and Angela.
The music takes place downstairs in a quirky ‘speak easy’ with stage and tables (like a smaller Soho Pizza Express)
or you can dine upstairs in the larger vintage Moorish room and catch the gig afterwards.

Jackdaw Jazz Café
201 Lower Clapton Road, London E5 8EG

Admission: £7 / £5

http://www.wegottickets.com/event/

Ring to book a table, dine or drink 07870 915070 or 020 8986 9991
Special jazz club menu – hearty meal for £10
Music starts 8:30pm

Zoe Lewis + Koral Society

Wednesday, 20th April 2016
12:46 amto11:00 pm

Blow the Fuse’s celebrated TOMORROW THE MOON season at the Vortex ? women-led double bills
Zoe Lewis + Koral Society.

Zoe Lewis
Now resident in Provincetown, a rare London appearance from this extraordinary singer, songwriter and instrumentalist.
Gypsy Jazz, Swing, Worldbeat grooves, original tunes, quirky story telling and a huge sense of humour!
Zoe Lewis vocals, piano, guitar, ukulele, Angele Veltmeijer sax, flute, Deirdre Cartwright guitar, Alison Rayner double bass

“A true artist, blessed with the uncanny ability to uncover the extraordinary beauty in the seemingly ordinary.” Bay Windows, Boston, MA

+ Koral Society
Caroline Trettine’s guitar-based songs are transformed by the virtuosic Mosi Conde kora
and Alison Rayner double bass to create original world class, culturally blended folk music.
Brand new album ?Waters Wide?
Caroline Trettine vocals, guitar, Mosi Konde kora, Alison Rayner double bass

?wistfully sweet? Gideon Coe, BBC 6 Music

Vortex Jazz Club
11 Gillett Square, London N16 8AZ

Doors 8pm
Admission: £10 advance/£12 door

https://www.wegottickets.com/event/354284

or 020 7923 9532

Colchester Arts Centre

Sunday, 3rd April 2016
7:00 pmto10:30 pm

Deirdre Cartwright?s ?PLAY? Group with Louise Elliott, Alison Rayner, Simon Pearson

Don?t miss this special reunion from the Cartwright group of the 1990?s who represented the UK at the Festival of European Jazz in Mexico City.

Original jazz fusion and latin tunes by Deirdre Cartwright from the albums Debut and Play,
feature the sax and virtuoso flute playing of Louise Elliott, bass Alison Rayner and Simon Pearson on drums.

?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

?Cartwright?s coolly undulating Grant Green shuffle groove is one of the understated pleasure of UK?s contemporary fusion.? John Fordham

Doors 7pm
Music 7.30pm
£10 / £12

http://www.colchesterartscentrejazzclub.com

Bar Kiosk, Chats Palace London E8

Friday, 1st April 2016
8:30 pmto10:30 pm

Deirdre Cartwright?s ?PLAY? Group with Louise Elliott, Alison Rayner, Simon Pearson

Don?t miss this special reunion from the Cartwright group of the 1990?s who represented the UK at the Festival of European Jazz in Mexico City.

Original jazz fusion and latin tunes by Deirdre Cartwright from the albums Debut and Play,
feature the sax and virtuoso flute playing of Louise Elliott, bass Alison Rayner and Simon Pearson on drums.

?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

?Cartwright?s coolly undulating Grant Green shuffle groove is one of the understated pleasure of UK?s contemporary fusion.? John Fordham

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