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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Fernando Rose

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

Sunday, 20 January 2019 08:40

John Scofield - Combo 66

A gritty-smooth performance, and with good reason to celebrate from guitar legend John Schofield in Combo 66.
Saturday, 10 November 2018 19:00

Thelonious Monk - Monk

Gearbox Records serves a AAA album of previously unreleased Monk Quartet on a vinyl platter.
Deep Afrobeat still sounding fresh 42 years later.
Tony Kofi and The Organisation cover a vault of classic jazz tracks executed in style.
Friday, 21 September 2018 22:28

Azhaar & Global Wave - Original Love

Azhaar and Global Wave's latest release is full of modern Latin influence exploring life’s exciting journey.
Friday, 03 August 2018 16:52

Alina Bzhezhinska - Inspiration

Alina Bzhezhinska’s ode to Alice Coltrane.
The third album from the incredible Fiona Ross is original, soulful and full of passion.
Far Out Recordings continues to produce strong magnetic collaborations between the UK and Brazil in the forthcoming release - Palmares Fantasy with Sean Khan and Hermit Pascoal.
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 01:58

Sons Of Kemet - Your Queen Is A Reptile

Shabaka Hutchings tells us how it is with his new album on Impulse Records.
Re-mastered from the original master tapes, Far Out Recordings release a limited edition of the Edu Passeto and Gui Tavares album, Noite Que Brincou De Lua.
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Our Contributors


Rob Mallows

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

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.

Grae Shennan

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

Hilary Robertson

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.

Kim Cypher

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

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.

Wendy Kirkland

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

Elana Shapiro

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