Coming to the Vortex Jazz Club

From London’s Vortex:

SUN 17, MON 18 7 TUE 19 AUGUST • 20.00 • £8 / £6 (CONC) / £20 / £15 (three-night pass)
FETE QUAQUA
Three nights of cutting edge improvised music directed by guitarist and Mopomoso founder John Russell, with an ensemble of 12 experienced international performers. Each night will begin and end with a short ensemble piece with all of the musicians, with a changing programme of smaller combinations throughout. No two nights will be the same.

THURS 21 AUGUST • 20.00 • £10 • MD
PARKER / RUSSELL / EDWARDS
A major force in European improvising, Evan Parker has collaborated with everyone from Cecil Taylor, Paul Bley and Anthony Braxton, to Scott Walker, Robert Wyatt and Squarepusher. He is one of Europe’s most innovative and intriguing saxophonists, which is why he keeps audiences coming back for more. With John Russell (guitar) and John Edwards (double bass).