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

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.
British bass player and his band shine in the spotlight.
Sunday, 13 September 2015 04:54

Misha Mullov-Abbado - New Ansonia

London bass player offers a tasty assortment on his solo debut.
Friday, 28 August 2015 18:53

Quantic Presents - The Western Transient

Mercurial electronic pioneer delivers soul-influenced album mixing many influences, with mixed results.
Groove King Minh and his Nomads kick the weekend off with a boom at Ronnie Scott’s
Sunday, 05 July 2015 01:04

Andreas Hourdakis Trio - In a Barn

Fine debut from one of the most distinctive guitar voices in European jazz
Saturday, 27 June 2015 16:06

David Sanborn - Time and The River

David Sanborn teams up with his old sparring partner, Marcus Miller, with mixed results

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.