The final in a series of monthly Fridaynight performances featuring outstanding improvising musicians from around the world. featuring musicians from What the River Bringsand the GUO Summer School
Under the direction of composer, pianist, and trombonist, Tony Haynes, Grand Union has created a ground-breaking programme of monthly Friday night performances, exchanging and combining different musical traditions, featuring outstanding improvising musicians from around the world with a 5-strong Grand Union ‘house band’. These are followed by open workshops on Saturday mornings for local musicians to meet and work with them, exploring how their tradition can link to jazz and improvisation, finishing with a short public performance.
VORTEX FUNDRAISING T-SHIRTS:
March 2 2018 two iconic musicians and old friends Dave Holland and Evan Parker joined forces in a fundraiser to show, as well as give their support to the Vortex Jazz Club – a fine institution that has help many a musician at the start of their career. The club has existed without any core funding after its establishment by founder David Mossman over twenty-five years ago. The club needs financial help to keep its operations going. We hope you will show your support by taking out a membership, coming to gigs or donating. You can make a donation by clicking the “donate” tab. We also have some new fundraising T-shirts with a fab design that was commissioned by Tim Berne (Snake Oil) with graphics by Steve Byramn.