Monthly Archives: November 2018

Luis Vicente, Mark Sanders and Olie Brice


Luís Vicente is a Portugese trumpet player, improviser and composer. He has recorded several times for the Clean Feed label and works with the likes of John Dikeman, Rodrigo Amado and Wilbert De Joode. This tour will be Luis’ continues a collaboration with Olie Brice and Mark Sanders that began in 2017.

“Trumpeter Vicente is a significant emerging talent, a brassy, forceful trumpeter with a quick mind…”
Stuart Broomer, Point Of Departure

Olie Brice is not just an innovator of the new generation of bass players and as a foundation of bands such as Entropi, but also as a leader of his own band, and also bringing into to the Vortex some musicians who don’t (but should) play here enough, such as with Achim Kaufmann, Kirk Knuffke and others.
“Versatile and slinking” (Peter Margasak, Downbeat)

Mark Sanders has worked with a host of renowned musicians including Derek Bailey, Henry Grimes, Mathew Shipp, Evan Parker, Roswell Rudd, in duo and quartets with Wadada Leo Smith and trios with Charles Gayle with Sirone and William Parker.
“Ubiquitous, diverse and constantly creative, drummer Mark Sanders always outdoes himself, whether playing with restraint or erupting like a dynamo.” Bruce L Gallenter, Downtown Music Gallery. NY


Andrew Greaves: keyboards
Clive Craske: percussion
Z*qhygoem: electric guitar / electronics

Wildcard Quartet

Rachel Cohen: movement and voice
Simon Mclennan: guitar
Greg Mckella: clarinet
James Parsons: drums