Tomorrow the Moon 2018

Tomorrow the Moon is back with an exciting season of double bills of contemporary jazz led by woman. Our first gig on Thursday January 25th at the Vortex Jazz club in London features a double bill led by trombone players Annie Whitehead and Rosie Turton. On February 15th we have the return of the legendary Claudia Colmer – Lang on double bass and Crissy Lee on drums, musicians from the Ivy Benson band of the 1950’s /60’s and still swinging today. We’ll be celebrating International Women’s Day this year at the Old Church with one of the greatest cabaret singers, Barb Jung and Solar Flares. Details of all our gigs and events for 2018 are going up at the moment so watch this website or connect with us on Facebook fb

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We are delighted that we have been awarded funding from the PRS Foundations’s The Open Fund and we will be continuing our acclaimed season ‘ Tomorrow the Moon ‘

Double bills of outstanding original jazz led by women. Performances at the Vortex and at the Old Church on Stoke Newington Church Street.


Blow the Fuse were awarded public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, ACE towards the recording of ARQ’s second album ‘A Magic Life’ and the costs of touring.


See our gigs page for details on all our events.

ARQ Album ‘A Magic Life’ tour 2018

ARQ continue touring in England with dates for Scotland and Germany later in the year. Swanage Jazz Festival and Stourbridge coming up in July.

Thurs Feb 8 Jazz Coventry
Fri Feb 9 Birmingham Jazz
Sat Feb 10 Shewsbury Hive
Fri Feb 16 Chichester Jazz Club
Wed Feb 21 Soho Pizza Express
Thurs Feb 22 Oxford Spin Jazz Club

10 London Vortex Jazz Club
12 Bromley

21 Poplar Union
22 Naturist Jazz Festival, near Orpington

A gorgeous album synthesising mood, melody and the interplay between musicians totally at home with each other.” Jazzwise ★★★★

…infused with the kind of heady imagination that transforms their resonances into a series of vivacious musical adventures.
BBC Music Magazine ★★★★★

‘A Celebration of life itself ‘ LondonJazzNews

LIVE ‘The Trunk Call’ from the latest album
‘A Magic Life’

Alison Rayner double bass/composer
Deirdre Cartwright guitar,
Steve Lodder piano,
Diane McLoughlin saxophone,
Buster Birch drums.