JazzExchange #6 at The Vortex

On 13.June 2022 we had the immense pleasure of holding our only JazzExchange concert for 2022 at The Vortex in Dalston. Featuring Max Plattner on drums with Lorenzo Sighel saxophone and Marco Stagni on bass supported by Ruth Goller on bass, Danny Keane piano, Pete Adam Hill on drums alongside your host Guido Spannocchi on saxophone.

Here’s an excerpt of the night:

JazzExchange #5 December 2021

For our final JazzExchange in 2021 we organised a zoom call and community event run by TunesInRooms featuring the Austrian Trio Kry. part of their performance can be found here:

Kry was paired up with a quartet around Guido Spannocchi with Aleph Aguilar on guitar, Jason Simpson on bass and Tristan Banks on drums streaming live from the Verdict in Brighton, part of their performance can be found here:

International JazzDay 2021

To celebrate international JazzDay on 30th April 2021 in the middle of lockdown we put together a virtual JazzExchange featuring Judith Schwarz & Lisa Hofmaninger from their studio Vienna as well as Guido Spannocchi with Jay Phelps, Rupert Cox, Ruth Goller and Tristan Banks from the Verdict Jazzclub in Brighton. Find the full video here:

JazzExchange #4 with SainMus

The fourth installment of our JazzExchange Series couldn’t go ahead as planned in the wonderful location of the Austrian Cultural Forum at Rutland Gardens due to the outbreak of Covid-19 and subsequent lockdown measures across Europe. We are however pleased that the brilliant duo of Clemens Sainitzer on cello and Philipp Erasmus on guitar have provided us with a homemade video showcasing their talents and music. Please find the video here:

Virtual Jazzexchange: Sain Mus in concert from Austrian Cultural Forum London on Vimeo.

Jazzexchange No.4 May 5th at Austrian Cultural Forum with SainMus

we are pleased to announce the fourth installment of our Jazzexchange Series exchanging Jazz and experimental music featuring cutting edge artist of the Austrian and the UK Scene fostering exchange of ideas, contacts and music showcasing talent across these two countries.

Our upcoming Act from Austria will be SainMus consisting of Clemens Sainitzer on cello and Philipp Erasmus on Guitar. The concert will be held at The Austrian Cultural Forum on May 5th at 7:30pm and a local support act will be announced shortly. Admission is free however due to the intimacy of the space we advise reserving seats by calling the Cultural Forum on 020 7225 7300

28 Rutland Gate
London SW7 1PQ

SainMus Photo by Pascal Riesinger

next Jazzexchange 31.Oct

we are happy to announce the third installment of Jazzexchange which will be taking place downstairs at The Vortex on 31st October at 7pm

This upcoming show of our series features Synesthetic 2 a duo formed of Vincent Pongrácz on clarinet and Peter Rom on guitar exploring the realm of avant garde, dada and hip hop. Support act will be the London based Garance Louis showcasing some of her original material on accordion and vocals.

24 June Vortex Downstairs

We are happy to announce our lineup for the second installment of Jazzexchange Austria on 24th June downstairs at 6pm at The Vortex on Gillett Square Dalston.

Main act will be Lil Maxine, Austrian piano Trio consisting of Lise Huber on piano & vocals, Oliver Steger on double bass and Konstantin Kraeutler on drums. Lil Maxine will be supported by Rosie Turton & Jake Long presenting their duo works between jazz and electronica