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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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Rob Mallows

Sunday, 08 May 2022 02:17

Sameka - Introducing Sameka

Teutonic efficiency applied to bass-led fusion, to largely good effect.
Saturday, 02 April 2022 15:46

Kaleiido - Elements

A little cryptic but also rather moving exploration of the spaces in between.
Friday, 29 October 2021 19:27

Matt Stevens - Pittsburgh

Album with plenty of hardened acoustic steel.
Sunday, 01 August 2021 01:02

Mikael Máni - Nostalgia Machine

Beautiful sounds emanate from the land of fire and ice to wonderful effect.
Friday, 02 July 2021 18:08

Ari Erev - Close to Home

Israeli pianist brings a subtle dash of Latin to the modern piano trio format, with mostly successful results.
Saturday, 24 October 2020 23:52

Andreas Hourdakis - Underworld

Nothing mythological about this collection of subtle guitar trio tracks.
Sunday, 11 October 2020 03:25

Skeltr - Dorje

Inventive duo largely successful in this up-beat offering that’s all about groove.
Sunday, 02 August 2020 00:30

Wandering Monster - Metropolis/Division

Two track stop-gap promises future riches.
Friday, 19 June 2020 23:11

Niels Lan Doky - River of Time

Chris Minh Doky’s older brother maintains family business: crisp, lyrical jazz.
Saturday, 02 May 2020 01:35

Dinosaur - To the Earth

Laura Jurd-led jazz supergroup thriving, and definitely not extinct.
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Rob Mallows

London Jazz Meetup owner and fan of ‘plugged in’ jazz.

Erminia Yardley

Freelance journalist & writer. Jazz mad. Art lover. Photography freak.

Simon Cooney

By day a full time Londoner in tv news. By night jazzaholic



Fernando Rose

I love my jazz and I bless the funk. I play percussion for all and sundry and go by @Mr Cool.

Hilary Robertson

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.



Grae Shennan

Laboratory scientist with a love of evolving music that defies boundaries.