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.
Here’s the great line-up for this months flimflam and the last of 2014 as the last two Wednesdays in December fall on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
BASS DRUM: Riley/Charles Hayward – master drummer clashes with the synthetics of new-kid-on-the-block in South London noise duo. Music as fever, sound as object, very physical.
Alan Wilkinson/Lu Edmonds/Steve Noble – Second outing for this brilliant and intriguing trio featuring long term sparring partners on sax and drums with former bassist of The Damned, the Mekons, and currently a member of PiL, with his array of exotic stringed instruments.
flimflam @ Ryan’s. 181 Stoke Newington Church St, N16. Entrance £6/4.00. Doors 8.30.
Martin Speake/Malcolm Earle Smith – highly intriguing alto sax and trombone duet by two confirmed virtuosi of the broad jazz church! + Alan Wilkinson/Tom Wheatley/Steve Noble – first outing for this sax/bass/drums trio featuring two longstanding stalwarts of the improvising scene with one of its brightest newer faces on bass. flimflam @ Ryan’s. 181 Stoke […]
Steve Noble/Seymour Wright/Guillaume Viltard/Ian Maclachlan Much in demand drummer brings an intriguing and exemplary new quartet to the club with saxophone/double bass/brass. + Andrew Lisle/John Edwards/Alan Wilkinson New drummer on the block(?) with old hands on double bass and saxophones flimflam @ Ryan’s. 181 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16. Entrance £6/4.00. Doors 8.30pm Tweet
Ricardo Tejero/Javier Caneper – Madrid based reed improviser with visiting double bassist from Argentina + Nicholas Malcolm/Joe Wright/Olie Brice/Pete Ibbetson – top-drawer free jazz quartet on trumpet/tenor sax/bass/drums. Ryan’s. 181 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16. Entrance £6/4.00. Doors 8.30pm. Tweet
Sam Andrea/Julie Kjaer/Dave Birchall/Olie Brice/Andrew Cheetham – great line-up bringing together improvisers from London and Manchester on tenor sax/alto sax/guitar/double bass/drums + The Founder Effect: Alan Wilkinson(saxes)John Coxon(guitar)Pat Thomas(guitar)Steve Noble(drums) – stellar quartet withtwo CDs out on Treader and preparing for Nickeldorf festival in July. flimflam @ Ryan’s, 181 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16. Entrance £6/4.00. […]
SECLUDED BRONTE – Adam Bohman/Jonathan Bohman/Richard Thomas/Pu Pa’o In Chinese Clothes (found sounds, lost sounds, already there sounds) The fabulous Bohman brothers with the esteemed Mr Thomas bring their there uncategorizable take on popular culture to the club with extra-special guest Pu Pa’o In Chinese Clothes. Pu Pa’o is well known in the area. He […]
Alan Wilkinson/Lu Edmonds/Steve Noble – intriguing and potentially explosive new trio with fiery resident saxophonist alongside multi-instrumentalist renowned for his work with The Dammed, The Mekons, Three Mustafas Three, PiL, and of course Lol Coxhill; and drummer of the moment fresh from duo gigs with Peter Brötzmann. + Kevin Davy/Dahu Mumagi – playing trumpet and […]
KTHXBYE: Stian Larsen (guitar) and Brage Tørmænen (dr). Excellent Norwegian pairing. Welcome return for Brage who produced a really great, original and highly inventive solo set last month and equally adventurous partner on guitar. Alan Wilkinson/Dave Tucker/Jim LeBaigue – Resident saxophonist in the company of two of London’s finest on guitar and drums. flimflam@Ryan’s , […]
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. […]
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