Our Editor


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, 13 October 2019 05:11

Esbjörn Svensson Trio - Live in Gothenburg

Swedish Trio show the form that changed the musical world for the better.
Saturday, 17 August 2019 20:33

Shalosh - Onwards And Upwards

Bad Plus wannabes draw on multiple sources, and largely succeed.
Jubilant Jungian Jazz.
Sunday, 12 May 2019 00:02

Shez Raja - Journey to Shambhala

Mystical Asian jazz mixture explodes with full effect.
Thursday, 07 March 2019 04:11

Rymden - Reflections and Odysseys

Building on the E.S.T. legacy, without damaging it.
Sunday, 24 February 2019 03:05

Wandering Monster - Wandering Monster

Little to be afraid of in strong debut.
Sunday, 16 December 2018 09:54

Caroline Scott - Khoalesce

Commingling of different jazz stylings works well.
Music with fangs.
Sunday, 07 October 2018 01:45

Roosevelt Collier - Exit 16

Pedal steel guitar to the metal in a somewhat sub-prime Snarky Puppy off-shoot.
Saturday, 04 August 2018 16:19

Tim Garland - Weather Walker

Pack your tent - we’re off to the Lake District to luxuriate in a sylvan wonder.
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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.