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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Fernando Rose

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

Sunday, 08 December 2019 06:47

Kim Cypher - Love Kim x

More pop than bop, but the jazz flows for Kim Cypher’s Love Kim x.
Friday, 15 November 2019 19:55

Chick Corea - Antidote

A menagerie of AAA class musicians, impressive choruses, chords and quavers.
Saturday, 28 September 2019 17:58

Kendrick Scott - A Wall Becomes A Bridge

Some Blue Note releases sound the same, but this is different.
Sunday, 11 August 2019 07:38

Fiona Ross - Fierce and Non-Compliant

Who wants to be like the rest? Be Fierce and Non-Compliant.
Cosmic skills from Spirit Fingers.
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 04:02

Sons Of Slum - Music Is The Message

The album that almost never was, is.
Ten in depth questions for record label owner Jeff The Fish on his inaugural compilation album Modern Jazz Dance Classics Volume 1. It’s not every day you get to interview a record label owner, who in my opinion is just as important, if not strategic, to the success of many artists. During this discussion, Jeff provided an insight into his journey. With some seriousness and lots of humorous anecdotes. He continues to travel extensively across Europe to source good music and is the host of the popular ‘Fish-parties’ in Perpignan, Southern France. I consider Jeff my outer-national friend of many talents as this interview lightly touches on. He regularly DJs in the UK, Barcelona and Hamburg.  With his glass, not half-full or half-empty approach, he comes across fairly optimistic about his latest music venture. His first album also features one tune that he produced and is available across many platforms including Bandcamp.  
Sunday, 03 February 2019 00:00

Spirit Fingers - Spirit Fingers

If Red Bull did jazz, Spirit Fingers would give you wings.
Tony Kofi and his Quintet deliver an impeccable performance fit for an international jazz festival.
Friday, 25 January 2019 21:03

Blue Note All Stars - Our Point of View

The Blue Note All Stars celebrate 75 years Blue Note. These comets have returned to light up our Jazz Nebula with such intensity.
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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.