The LJO Vortex Sessions, 28 years old, is London’s longest jazz residency. The band seems to go from strength to strength, attracting London’s top players and writers, from Kenny Wheeler and John Taylor in the early days to the exciting current lineup. They finish their 2017-18 season at the Vortex featuring a host of great soloists including Henry Lowther, Martin Speake, Pete Hurt and Tori Freestone, playing music written for the band by John Warren, Robbie Robson, Lowther, Hurt and director Scott Stroman.
The LJO continues to set the standard in modern jazz, with great ensemble playing, cutting edge writing, and exciting soloing from the finest players on the scene. This gig is part of the London Jazz Festival.