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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Sammy Stein

With three books, many articles and a new book on the go, Sammy is one of the UK’s ‘go to’ reviewers for music.

Beverley Beirne has a lot of fun on her new album.
Friday, 11 August 2017 23:28

Krakow Jazz Ensemble - Out of Control

Fictional band kick up a free jazz storm.
The music here shows very clearly the pair's interactive style and they make difficult music sound easy with a sense of genuine enjoyment.
 A very interesting and intriguing CD.
Saturday, 13 May 2017 18:49

Tali Atzmon - Talinka

An album to put on when you are in a good mood in the knowledge your mood will still be good at the end.
Thursday, 13 April 2017 04:39

Sidney Bechet - Club du Vieux Colombier

Sidney Bechet recorded at the Club du Vieux Colombia in Paris something of a mixed bag.
Saturday, 25 March 2017 19:40

Dominic Lash Quartet - Extremophile

Lash combines strong compositions and fine improvisation on his new album.
Gig review, and interview too.
Saturday, 04 February 2017 16:37

Lee Konitz - Frescalalto

Lee Konitz makes his debut on Impulse at the age of 89.
Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:42

Gg - Invisible Ink

Limited edition vinyl release, now available for pre-order.
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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.

Sammy Stein

With three books, many articles and a new book on the go.

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.