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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

Luxury box offers valuable new insights into Miles’ last decade of work.
Snarky Puppy is a Brooklyn, New York-based instrumental fusion band led by Grammy Award-winning bassist, composer and producer Michael League. Formed in Denton, Texas in 2004, the band features a collective of nearly forty musicians, referred to as "The Fam" on their recordings and tours. Family Dinner - Volume 2 is the band's tenth album, and will be released on February 12, 2016.
Friday, 15 January 2016 17:01

Hannes Riepler - Wild Life

East London-based guitarist makes music inspired by his environment.
London audience enthralled and captivated by pure Nordic sound.
Saturday, 05 December 2015 03:32

Chris Minh Doky - New Nordic Jazz

Jazz as clear and compelling as a moonlit fjørd from the Danish bass maestro.
Paris-based bassist entertains the London Jazz Festival crowd after a difficult week.
Saturday, 14 November 2015 21:56

John McLaughlin - Black Light

Six-string maestro proves age is no barrier to innovation and creativity.
Chris Minh Doky is a bassist who in his recording career has looked at jazz from a number of different perspectives: funk, electronic, straight-ahead, orchestral. He’s played with some of the great names in electric jazz such as Mike Stern and the Brecker Brothers, and also gained global renown with his own trio and current band, the Nomads. For his next project he is taking inspiration from his Nordic homeland of Denmark.
Saturday, 24 October 2015 01:07

Pixel - Golden Years

High-definition sound from Norwegian jazz trendsetters.
The Puppy continues its upward trajectory to global domination.
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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.