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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Hilary Robertson

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.

Saturday, 09 November 2019 00:48

Jacob Collier - Djesse Volume 2

Collaboration rules for Collier.
Fifty years fade fast.
The Change imports virtuoso collaboration.
Saturday, 20 July 2019 17:34

Gwilym Simcock - Near And Now

Delightful solo piano album. 
Sunday, 16 June 2019 01:45

Anton Eger - AE

Æ is strangely addictive.
Saturday, 16 February 2019 20:44

Jeff Ballard - Fairgrounds

Freedom goes beyond dots and genre.  
Friday, 23 November 2018 20:37

Camilla George - The People Could Fly

Camilla can fly.
Friday, 26 October 2018 15:54

Wayne Shorter - Emanon

The album that needs no name.
At a time when the world seems increasingly difficult to understand, and politicians seem more determined than ever to divide and rule, musicians who can unite in creativity are a lesson to us all. Madeleine Peyroux’s new album is being hailed as a protest album, and yet it is so much more than that – it’s a beautiful collection of songs created by Peyroux herself in collaboration with an extraordinary group of people. The playing, writing, arranging and production is slick and simply a delight. So we asked the singer about Anthem:
Saturday, 18 August 2018 14:28

Zhenya Strigalev - Blues for Maggie

International jazz takes away the blues.
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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.