The London Improvisers Orchestra is dedicated to
free and conducted improvisation.
It draws on a large and shifting pool of improvising musicians
from London and beyond,and plays in London monthly,
generally on the first Sunday.

This is an online resource for the London Improvisers Orchestra.
Here you will find information, images, links and sound file downloads,
as well as biographies, catalogues, contact details and news updates
for concerts and releases related to the London Improvisers Orchestra.

"The kind of intensity, excitement, and invention that this ensemble
creates via spontaneous means is unique in New Music circles."
Art Lange, Fanfare

For updates on gigs and current news please go to 


Upcoming dates:


September 9th


09 Sept, 14:00 – 16:00

The Jazz Centre UK, The Jazz Centre UK,
Beecroft Art Gallery,
Victoria Ave,



'Old Paradise Yard' 20 Carlisle Lane,
SE1 7LG London
On the corner of Carlisle Lane + Royal Street.

St Mary's Church

Stoke Newington Church St,
Stoke Newington,
N16 9ES

Cafe Oto

The Print House,
18-22 Ashwin St,
E8 3DL

We were saddened & shocked to hear of the recent passing of
trumpet player Ian Smith
An obitury can be found here.