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

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.
Friday, 18 August 2017 15:40

Magnus Lindgren - Stockholm Underground

Influence of American jazz refugees in '60s Stockholm rings true in this tribute to flute icon.
Monday, 07 August 2017 04:33

Mathias Heise Quadrillion - Decadence

Danish band with big number fixation makes strong case for guilt-free jazz-funk-fusion.
Thursday, 03 August 2017 01:11

Big Bad Wolf - Pond Life

London-based young guns make upbeat album with a summertime feel.
Friday, 23 June 2017 15:52

Chick Corea - The Musician

Finest keyboardist of his generation gets well-deserved retrospective capturing 70th birthday celebrations.
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Our Contributors


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.