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Matthew Ruddick

Author of Funny Valentine, an acclaimed new biography of the jazz trumpet player and singer, Chet Baker.
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Matthew Ruddick

Matthew Ruddick MATTHEW RUDDICK is the author of Funny Valentine, an acclaimed new biography of the jazz trumpet player and singer, Chet Baker. 

Over the last few years, he was a regular music critic for a variety of publications, including HK-listings magazine Beats, and the author of Music On The Move, a music column in Escape travel magazine. 

Born in England, Matthew has been living in Hong Kong for eight years, and works in the finance industry.

Monday, 19 August 2019 03:06

Barb Jungr - Bob, Brel and Me

Barb delivers her finest album to date.
Friday, 16 August 2019 22:23

Miles Davis - Rubberband

Rubberband man.
Sunday, 04 August 2019 02:43

Wendy Kirkland - The Music’s On Me

Pianist, singer and composer, Wendy Kirkland, impresses on her sophomore album.
Delightful collaboration between pianist, composer and arrange Kate Williams, and singer and lyricist, Georgia Mancio. 
Saturday, 04 May 2019 17:10

Laurence Hobgood – Tesseterra

Pianist and arranger Laurence Hobgood delivers a seamless blend of jazz trio with string quartet.
Saturday, 06 April 2019 22:23

John Turville – Head First

Pianist John Turville shines on his solo debut.
Hard bop, served hot, on limited edition vinyl only.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 01:04

Fresu Galliano Lundgren - Mare Nostrum III

Third outing for pan European supergroup.
Friday, 18 January 2019 21:57

David Dower Trio – Made In Sofia

A welcome return from Dower and his new look band.
Friday, 11 January 2019 22:12

Hexagonal – McCoy and Mseleku

Debut album from Hastings based jazz supergroup.

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