Update – starting in September 2013, after the August summer break, flimflam is going to go to shows once a month on the last Wednesday of each month.
Wednesday 26 February 2014 (Ryan’s)
Brage Tørmænen – solo performance on drums and electronics by fine visiting Norwegian.
Tim O’Dwyer – solo performance by visiting Aussie saxophonist.
Alan Wilkinson/Dave Fowler – sax and drum duo who will be joined in the final set by Tim O’Dwyer
Ryan’s, 181 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16. Entrance £6/5; doors 8.30pm
Thursday 27 February 2014 (The Others)
Alan Wilkinson/John Coxon/Pat Thomas/Steve Noble – with two recent CDs out on the Treader label this is one of the great improvising groups with saxophones/guitar, electronics/keyboads/drums.
Dead Days Beyond Help – Alex Ward(guitar), Jem Doulton (drums) – Heavyweight duo that covers everything from Zappa, Beefheart to country, free improv and much more besides
Guillaume Viltard – highly physical and inventive French double bassist performs solo.
The Others, 6-8 Manor Road, Stoke Newington, London N16 5SA. Entrance £5/4; doors 8pm, music 8.30pm.
Alan Tomlinson/Rachel Musson/Dave Tucker/Jim Lebaigue – fantastic maverick trombonist with great new line-up featuring saxophone/long term guitar partner/drums. + Alan Wilkinson/Pete Marsh/Paul May – fearsome saxophonist with intense trio of bass and drums. flimflam@Ryan’s , 181 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16. Entrance £6/4.00. Doors 8.30. Tweet
Ensemble Triptik: Adam Bohman – prepared strings and objects, Adrian Northover – saxophones, Catherine Pluygers – oboe, cor anglais, with special guest Tasos Stamou – zither and electronics. Uncategorizable and equally difficult to describe this abstract ensemble travel into untrammelled regions with a strong sense of adventure and humour. + Alan Wilkinson/Guillaume Viltard/Tom Wheatley – [...]
As part of the London Jazz Festival, flimflam presents a special night at The Others, a great space for live music on Manor Road in Stoke Newington. WILKINSON/EDWARDS/NOBLE – An all too rare gig for one of the most powerful and inventive trios on the scene with Alan Wilkinson on saxes, John Edwards on double [...]
Gina Southgate exhibition/gig at Rich Mix 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Road, London Box Office 020 7613 7498 Private view 6-8pm followed by launch gig at 8.30pm on Thursday 7 November 2013 – £10/8concs Gina Southgate, best known for painting/performing on the jazz and free improv circuits, has brought together a group of artists/musicians whose [...]
Terry Day/Miya/Benedict Taylor – The incomparable Mr Day on Bamboo flutes and things with wonderful visiting Japanese flautist and excellent viola player. + Daniel Thompson/Javier Carmona – welcome return for fine Spanish percussionist in duo with equally fine guitarist. + Alan Wilkinson/THF Drenching – mind blowing duo of resident sax terrorist and remarkable dictaphone virtuoso. [...]
Julie Kjaer/John Edwards/Steve Noble Great Danish alto and soprano saxophonist with possibly the finest drum and bass this side of the Yangste. + Alan Wilkinson/Alex Ward The two AWs, spurned by their bass and drums, team up for a steaming duo on saxophones/guitar and clarinet. Ryan’s Bar, 181 Stoke Newington Church St, N16. Entrance £6/4.00. [...]
Ricardo Tejero/Tom Wheatley/Eddie Prévost – bamboo flutes and sopranino sax, Spanish reed player, bass and near-legendary drummer complete this exciting four piece. + Chris Prosser Violin solo from visiting New Zealander + Terry Day/Rachel Musson/Hannah Marshall – bamboo flutes and sopranino sax with returning sax and cello the previous week. Ryan’s Bar. 181 Stoke Newington [...]
Nicholas Malcolm/Lauren Kinsella/Hannah Marshall – ex-Bristolian on trumpet with excellent vocalist and cello. + Rachel Musson/Ross Lambert/Guillaume Viltard – formidable saxophonist with fine support from guitar and acoustic bass. Ryan’s Bar. 181 Stoke Newington Church St, London N16. Entrance £6/4.00. Doors 8.30pm. Tweet
Adrian Northover/Guillermo Torres/Marcio Mattos – High quality improv trio with GB saxophonist, Barcelona based flugel horn player, and Brazilian bass/cello. + Alan Wilkinson/Moshi Honen – Welcome return for this excellent duo on saxophones and amplified acoustic guitar. Ryan’s Bar. 181 Stoke Newington Church St, London N16. Entrance £6/4.00. Doors 8.30. Tweet