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Here’s an usual event: Jazzwerkstatt Special. A two-day mini-festival of improvised, contemporary jazz at The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston, London, on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th November, 2017. Featuring many leading German musicians, including:  Lothar Ohlmeier, Uwe Kropinski, Peter Ehwald, Stefan Schultze, Gerhard Gschlößl, Rüdiger Krause and many others. Three performances each night.

They are joined by top British jazz players Alan Skidmore and Julie Sassoon;  American musicians Kelvin Scholar and Tom Rainey; Berlin-based, Croatian singer Vesna Pisarović, and Berlin-based, Australian drummer Steve Heather.

The concerts have been assembled by German music publisher, concert producer and record label owner  Ulli Blobel, all operated under his Jazzwerkstatt company, based in Wuppertal, near Düsseldorf.

 

 

 

 

There are three performances each night:

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24th, 2017 @ 8PM

JULIE SASSOON QUARTET ‘FOURTUNE’

JULIE SASSOON piano

LOTHAR OHLMEIER soprano saxophone & bass clarinet

MEINRAD KNEER double bass

RUDI FISCHERLEHNER drums

 

 

UWE KROPINSKI SOLO

UWE KROPINSKI guitars & voice

 


 

SCHULTZE EHWALD RAINEY

STEFAN SCHULTZE piano

PETER EHWALD soprano & tenor saxophones

TOM RAINEY drums

 

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25th, 2017, 8PM

VESNA PISAROVIC WITH SUSPICIOUS MINDS: A TRIBUTE TO ELVIS PRESLEY:

VESNA PISAROVIĆ voice

GERHARD GSCHLÖßL trombone

MEINRAD KNEER double bass

STEVE HEATHER drums

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RÜDIGER KRAUSE SOLO

A GUITAR NAMED CARLA

(TO CARLA BLEY AND STEVE SWALLOW)

RÜDIGER KRAUSE guitars & special effects

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ALAN SKIDMORE QUARTET: PLAYS JOHN COLTRANE:

ALAN SKIDMORE tenor saxophone

KELVIN SHOLAR piano

JOHANNES FINK double bass

ERNST BIER drums

 

Tickets:  T: (+44)20 7254 4097 (Monday–Friday 12-6pm) Email: info@vortexjazz.co.uk

http://www.vortexjazz.co.uk        http://www.jazzwerkstatt.eu

 

 


 

 

 

 

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