|Thursday, 9th September 2010|
Deirdre Cartwright Guitar
Steve Lodder Keyboards
Alison Rayner Bass
Winston Clifford Drums
Really looking forward to these North/South side gigs (see 15 Sept also) with long term collaborators Steve, Alison and Winston. An eclectic set from 70’s funky shuffles and jazz swing, original compositions to a bit of high octane fusion
Piano Steve Lodder
‘Lodder is both an improvisor of originality and a musical thinker of erudition and depth’ The Guardian
Highly regarded sideman for many International and London musicians including Andy Sheppard, Naná Vasconcelos, George Russell’s “Living Time” orchestra, Sarah Jane Morris, John Harle, Carla Bley, Mônica Vasconcelos. He was also musial associate with Paul McCartney and the musical arranger for Zappatistas, Originally a Cambridge organ scholar he has played church organ on projects with Mark Ramsden and Asaf Sirkis and written a highly regarded book on Stevie Wonder
Bass Alison Rayner
“With her big warm acoustic sound, faultless time, tuning and taste and creative solo ability – clearly belongs in the front rank of contemporary bassists.” Digby Fairweather
She has worked with such jazz luminaries as guitar legend Tal Farlow and New York jazz poet Jayne Cortez, and in addition to jazz has played a diverse range of music from funk and soul to Afro-Cuban, Balkan and Greek fusion.
Drummer Winston Clifford is one of Britain’s leading jazz drummers combining sensitivity with driving grooves. He has worked with Archie Shepp, Joe Lovano, Bobby Watson, Carmen Lundy, Monty Alexander, Birelli Lagrene, Freddie Hubbard, Courtney Pine and Andy Sheppard amongst many others.
The Vortex Jazz Club 11 Gillett Street, London N16 8JH
Doors 8pm First set 8.45 pm £10, concessions available
Bookings: 020 7254 4097