Live & News

  • Facebook Premiere Friday MAY 1 8pm

    Recorded live at the Pizza Express Soho. The first set of the album launch plus a live Zoom 'hang' after. Visit Blow the Fuse fb page https://www.facebook.com/events/1071643449873646/

  • Short Stories

    New album ‘Short Stories
    has achieved international radio play already across Australia, USA & South Africa. Streaming and digital sales have also had a world-wide reach – Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, China, Japan, Russia, Brazil, Mexico and Turkey – and across Europe.

  • 2019 Ivors Academy Composer Awards

    Alison Rayner won the jazz category: small ensemble for 'There is a crack in everything' from 'Short Stories'. Listen BBC R3 Sun 8 Dec 9pm.

  • Croajingolong Bushwalk

    Download this free single here: iTunes/Apple Music or Spotify

  • Live ReviewS

    EFG London Jazz Festival King's Place
    Wakefield Jazz read more...

  • Interview in LondonJazzNews…

    Interview with Alison Rayner in London Jazz News as she reveals influences and stories about the new ARQ album ’Short Stories’. Read

Upcoming Dates

2020

Thu 19 NovemberCambridge Jazz Festival
Tue 24 NovemberGuildford Electric Theatre

2021

Thu 11 MarchNewcastle University
Fri 12 Marchtbc
Sat 13 MarchScarborough Jazz tbc
Wed 17 MarchSheffield Lescar
Thu 18 MarchNottingham, Bonington Theatre
Fri 19 MarchDerby Jazz
Wed 14 AprilEdinburgh tbc
Thu 15 AprilAberdeen Blue Lamp
Fri 16 AprilEdinburgh tbc
Sat 17 AprilEyemouth tbc
Sun 18 AprilGlasgow tbc
Fri 18 Junetbc
Sat 19 JuneGateshead The Sage
Fri 25 JuneOrpington Naturist Jazz Festival
Sun 27 JuneColchester Arts Centre Jazz Club
Sun 11 JulySwanage Jazz Festival

Previous Gigs

2020

2019

2018

  • Edinburgh Jazz Bar
  • Edinburgh Traverse Theatre
  • Eyemouth Hippodrome
  • Newcastle The Globe
  • York The Basement
  • Frankfurt Fabrik
  • Hamburg Die Motte
  • Bremen Bürgerhaus Hemelingen
  • Berlin b-flat
  • Kiel Kulturforum
  • Lübeck Essigfabrik
  • Recklinghausen Altstadtschmiede
  • Hochlar St
  • London Vortex
  • Black Mountain Jazz Festival
  • Orpington Naturist Jazz Festival
  • Swanage Jazz Festival
  • Stourbridge Bonded Warehouse
  • London Poplar Union
  • Bromley BYMT
  • London Pizza Express Jazz Club
  • Coventry Jazz
  • Birmingham Jazz 1000 trades
  • Shrewsbury The Hive
  • Chichester Jazz Club
  • Oxford Spin Jazz Club

2017

  • Cambridge Jazz Festival
  • London Vortex
  • London Lauderdale Jazz
  • Orpington Jazz Club
  • North Devon Jazz Club
  • St Ives Jazz Club
  • St Austell Loveday’s
  • Brecon Jazz Club
  • Bristol Future Inns
  • Cardiff Full Moon
  • Swansea Taliesen Theatre
  • London Pizza Express Jazz Club
  • Birmingham Jazzlines Symphony Hall
  • Colchester Arts Centre
  • Hemel Hempstead Old Town Hall
  • Leeds Heart
  • Lincoln The Collection
  • Nottingham Bonington Theatre
  • Sheffield Lescar
  • Northants Contemporary Jazz
  • Poole Sound Cellar
  • Exeter Barnfield Theatre
  • Stratford Jazz

2016

  • Scarborough Jazz Festival
  • Hebden Bridge Wainsgate Chapel
  • London Vortex
  • Watermill Jazz
  • St Ives Jazz Club
  • North Devon Jazz
  • Ashburton St Lawrence Chapel
  • Birmingham Jazz
  • Brighton Verdict
  • Bristol Hen & Chickens
  • Fleece Jazz
  • London Karamel
  • Northants Contemporary Jazz
  • Nottingham Jazztrane at The Maze

2015

  • Swanage Jazz Festival
  • Wakefield Jazz Club
  • Oxford Spin Jazz Club
  • Derby Jazz at the Cube
  • Cambridge Modern Jazz Club
  • Birmingham Jazz
  • London Vortex

2014

  • London Jazz Festival South Bank Centre
  • Brighton Verdict
  • Bristol Hen & Chickens
  • Exeter Barnfield Theatre
  • Guildford Electric Theatre
  • London Lauderdale Jazz
  • Nottingham Jazztrane at The Maze
  • Oxford Wine Cafe
  • Sherbourne Jazz Club
  • Ashburton St Lawrence Chapel
  • Bideford Palladium
  • St Ives Jazz Club
  • London Vortex