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, 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.
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 11:36

Daniel Karlsson Trio - 5

Swede Karlsson hand crafts seven well-constructed tracks. The anti-IKEA of jazz, if you will.
Saturday, 24 March 2018 19:09

Lydian Collective - Adventure

Four go wild in jazz land.
Thursday, 01 February 2018 02:29

Cygnus Flare, 21st January, The Vortex, London

Power piano trio end the weekend on a high.
Antipodean group creates tasty jazz/classical smorgasbord.
Saturday, 30 September 2017 05:11

Andreas Hourdakis Trio - Senor

Counter-intuitive Dylan-without-words album works very well!
Saturday, 23 September 2017 17:06

ElektroJazz - New York Tribute

Funky New York love song heavy on the trombones proves to be a curate’s egg.

Our Contributors


Rob Mallows

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

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.

Grae Shennan

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

Hilary Robertson

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.

Kim Cypher

Saxophonist, vocalist, composer, band leader and radio show presenter. Follows dreams and loves to celebrate great music and musicians.

Fiona Ross

Fiona is the founder of the award winning organisation Women in Jazz Media. She was the guest editor in chief for the 2020 edition of Jazz Quarterly and writes for many publications across the globe.

Wendy Kirkland

Jazz pianist and singer with wide musical tastes spanning latin through fusion to bebop and swing. Cat fanatic.

Elana Shapiro

From Manchester, currently living in Berlin. Lover of jazz, RnB, and soul inspired music.