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 effects and sax and effects respectively this duo should be nothing less than out of this world!

flimflam  @ Ryan’s, 181 Stoke Newington Church St, N16. Entrance £6/5.00. Doors 8.30pm.
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 [...]

Oct 222013

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. [...]

Sep 192013

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. [...]

Jul 172013

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 [...]