|On 2 May: Dan Weiss’ Starebaby|
Tiny club, huge musicians. The Vortex has the London gigs for some significant bands from New York touring Europe in May, and has put together a special deal to hear three of them, up close. The three-gig pass – see link below – will give entry to :
– 2 May: Dan Weiss’ Starebaby: Craig Taborn and Matt Mitchell (keyboards, piano, electronics), Ben Monder (guitar), and Trevor Dunn (bass), Dan Weiss (drums)
– 7 May: Michael Formanek’s Elusion Quartet: Michael Formanek (bass), Tony Malaby (saxophone), Kris Davis (piano) and Ches Smith (drums).
– 28 May: Aaron Parks & Little Big : Greg Tuohey (guitar), DJ Ginyard (electric bass), Tommy Crane (drums), Aaron Parks (piano)
Incidentally, and not included in the package… more New York luminaries, bassist Drew Gress and drummer Kenny Wolleson are also at the club, on 14 May, in a trio with pianist Sylvie Courvoisier.