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February 18, 2019

The Third Orchestra

“Beyond the binary” was the first phrase Peter Wiegold used to describe what The Third Orchestra is all about. More than East and West, more than improvisation or composition, “a third way” as he put it, results when these pairs of apparent oppo...

February 15, 2019

What follows is my response to some of the ensembles that emerged in this February's Freedom session at the Vortex Jazz Club

February

Create - repeat - vary - abandon - create - repeat - vary - abandon - …

Cyclones and Anticyclones - the vortex turns on and against itse...

February 11, 2019

The Freedom Sessions are on the 2nd Monday of every month at the Vortex Jazz club in Dalston, London. They are a meeting of musicians that wish to explore freedom of expression and improvisation with new faces and new voices. Every night and every single ensemble is di...

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