|Wednesday, 18th September 2013|
|8:30 pm||to||11:00 pm|
Well here’s one I’m involved in but I’m not playing tonight as I’m playing over in Scala Eressos.
However I’ll be really disappointed not to be here for this one.
Michele says her jazz tap sets are always fun and she has a cracking band as well.
Plus Mike Outram will be playing with Roz Harding in the first set.
Will be a great night.
Blow the Fuse present the ‘launch’ of a second season of fresh, authentic music led by women.
Three double bills at the Vortex Jazz Club featuring some of the UK’s finest contemporary jazz musicians with support from a younger generation of rising stars.
One small step for woman …
Michèle Drees JAZZ TAP PROJECT
with Junior Lanyon, tap Steve Rose double bass, Michele Drees drums.
plus Roz Harding’ Wave
Roz Harding alto sax Mike Outram guitar Jim Bashford drums
The Vortex Jazz Club 11 Gillett Street, London N16 8JH
Doors 8pm First set 8.45 pm £10 concessions available
Bookings: 020 7254 4097 Online: www.vortexjazz.co.uk
With support of PRSF and Jazz Services small promoters fund
Rhythm tap and jazz go together like bread and butter!
So many of the great jazz drummers were heavily influenced by the rhythm tap dancers of the day; in the 1920’s-50’s most shows and gigs would have at least one tap dancer.
The Jazz Tap Project is an exciting mix of improvised tap and jazz featuring one of England’ finest Rhythm tappers Junior Laniyan, founder of the monthly London Tap Jam. With Latin Supremo John Crawford piano, Steve Rose double bass and Michèle Drees drums.
Roz Harding’s Wave
Based in Exeter, a young alto sax player who has been described as ‘Inspirational’ and ‘immense’ by Jazzwise magazine. She works regularly with the Mike Westbrook big band.
Her new trio features Mike Outram guitar ‘World class’ The Guardian and Jim Bashford drums
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.