Jul 082014

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.

Jun 102014

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. [...]

May 262014
SECLUDED BRONTE - Adam Bohman/Jonathan Bohman/Richard Thomas/Pu Pa'o In Chinese Clothes + Andrew Lisle/Guillaume Viltard/Tom Wheatley/Seymour Wright - 30 May 2014

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 [...]

Apr 172014

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 [...]

Mar 142014

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 , [...]

Feb 152014

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. [...]

Jan 122014

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

Nov 212013

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 – [...]

Nov 102013

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 [...]

Oct 222013
Painted Printed Played - 7 November 2013

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 [...]