Fliss Gorst Quartet ft Lauren Bush

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  • Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club


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  • Jazz and Live Music
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  • 20:30 - 23:00

”A dazzling London based swing band."

The band are led by saxophonist Fliss Gorst and consist of a stellar line up of London's finest musicians performing authentic swing, original tunes, and new takes on old classics.

This evening's gig features Canadian jazz vocalist Lauren Bush. Fliss and Lauren have been working together on and off for six years, performing regularly at Fliss' monthly residency at Poppies in Camden since 2013. They've collaborated on shows at festivals & theatres across the UK as well as London venues such as Ronnie Scott’s & The Spice Of Life. Their separate debut album launches (Lauren Bush ‘All My Treasures’ / The Fliss Gorst Band ‘The Place For Me’) both sold out Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho. ‘All My Treasures’ gained critical acclaim and ‘The Place For Me’ reached number 6 in the jazz album charts. Lauren and Fliss are always excited to have the opportunity to work together, performing traditional swing repertoire, classic American songbook tunes & original arrangements and compositions.

"Fliss and Lauren are joyously talented and hugely entertaining with a delicious sense of fun." 
Julie Sheppard, Director of Jazz Jurassica

"Lauren sings with poise, swing, impeccable time and is the best export from Canada since Diana Krall, Joni Mitchell and pure mountain air." 
Ian Shaw, BBC Award

Lauren Bush – Vocals
Fliss Gorst – Tenor Sax
Chris Bland – Piano
Mark Rose – Double Bass


The long-time collaborator of Fliss is definitely one to watch. Launching her second album, Dream Away, at the end of last year, produced by the jazz luminary, Ian Shaw, her voice gets the absolute best acknowledgment with arrangements that show off her skills and deep understanding of the tunes she sings. Shaw was also the producer for her debut, 2016 album All My Treasures which received great critical acclaim. 

Known for her charm, and impeccable timing, get ready to be awed by one of Europe’s rising contemporary stars.

Lauren is a resident singer of the Fliss Gorst Band - an originals win band that tours around the UK. She sings on their debut album called The Place for Me that came out in 2018. While starting to build a reputation for herself in the UK, Lauren has also built ties in other parts of Europe. She has a regular partnership with "La JazzLife Associazione" in northern Italy where she travels regularly to sing with her Italian quartet, performing with some of Italy's best musicians.



Devon born musician Fliss Gorst graduated from Birmingham Conservatoire in 2007. After performing on cruise ships Fliss moved to London in 2011 and has since become a regular on the city’s music scene. She enjoys success as a saxophonist, band leader, composer, arranger and teacher. Fliss leads her own band, popular swing outfit 'The Fliss Gorst Band'. The band's debut album 'The Place For Me' reached number 6 in the iTunes jazz chart in March 2018 alongside a sell out launch at Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street. FGB have held a residency at Poppies of Camden since 2013 and have performed on the main stage at Ronnie Scott’s as well as countless other venues across the country. In 2013 Fliss scored the show ‘Celebrating Bond’ featuring James Bond themes from past and present. The show’s debut performance sold out The Hippodrome Casino, Leicester Square and continues to tour.




Ticket Event time Cost
1st Release

Doors Open 1 Hour before Start Time

20:30 - 23:00 £16.00
Final Release

Doors Open 1 Hour before Start Time

20:30 - 23:00 £20.00
Watch at Home (Online Only)

Watch LIVE or LATER from the comfort of your own home.

20:30 - 23:00 £12.50



Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club, 140 Newington Butts, SE11 4RN


Toulouse Lautrec
Paying tribute to one of France's most flamboyant artists, Toulouse Lautrec is an intimate Brasserie & Wine Bar in Kennington, South London. Brimming with the bohemian charm of the Parisian jazz bars of a bygone era. The venue is rapidly becoming one of London's finest live music venue providing quality live music from Jazz to Soul Funk, from French Chansons to Latin Salsa.

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