Feb 222015

Colin Webster/Alex Ward/Andrew Lisle
Uncompromising, hard hitting trio featuring assorted saxophones/guitar/drums

Alan Wilkinson/John Edwards
Usually heard as a trio with drummer Steve Noble expect a different more intimate palette with bass clarinet amongst other reeds and masterful bass.

flimflam  @ Ryan’s, 181 Stoke Newington Church St, N16. Entrance £6/4. Doors 8.30pm.

Jan 172015

It’s Flimflam‘s 14th Anniversary! the first show of 2015 sees the club marching into its 14th year with another great line-up: Massimo Magee/Alan Wilkinson/Guillaume Viltard/Steve Noble Great first time quartet featuring highly original Australian reed player, newly ensconced in London, with three of the capital’s finest on saxes/bass/drums. + Veryan Weston/Alex Ward Playing electric keyboard, […]

Nov 202014

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. + […]

Oct 232014

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 […]

Sep 092014

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

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. Tweet

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 , […]