Our Editor

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Matthew Ruddick

Editor
Author of Funny Valentine, an acclaimed new biography of the jazz trumpet player and singer, Chet Baker.
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Rob Mallows

Fantastically-priced journey through virtuoso violinist’s prolific turn-of-the-eighties output.
Swedish prize-winning keyboardist follows up first two albums with another sucker punch of Nordic nu-jazz.
Monday, 29 February 2016 01:15

DAVE GELLY (EDITOR): 30-SECOND JAZZ

Subtitled the 50 crucial concepts, styles and performers, each explained in half a minute, this book is this year’s must-have gift for friends and family who are still clueless about jazz.
Saturday, 13 February 2016 00:55

Snarky Puppy - Family Dinner Volume 2

Could a second Grammy be on the way for globe’s favourite music collective with this tasty collection of tracks?
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.

Our Contributors

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Rob Mallows

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

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

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

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

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.
 
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Kim Cypher

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

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

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