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, 18 June 2022 23:37

Mathias Heise Quadrillion - Quadrillion

Jazz harmonica paints a kaleidoscope of colour over this outstanding album.
Sunday, 08 May 2022 02:17

Sameka - Introducing Sameka

Teutonic efficiency applied to bass-led fusion, to largely good effect.
Saturday, 02 April 2022 15:46

Kaleiido - Elements

A little cryptic but also rather moving exploration of the spaces in between.
Friday, 29 October 2021 19:27

Matt Stevens - Pittsburgh

Album with plenty of hardened acoustic steel.
Sunday, 01 August 2021 01:02

Mikael Máni - Nostalgia Machine

Beautiful sounds emanate from the land of fire and ice to wonderful effect.
Friday, 02 July 2021 18:08

Ari Erev - Close to Home

Israeli pianist brings a subtle dash of Latin to the modern piano trio format, with mostly successful results.
Saturday, 24 October 2020 23:52

Andreas Hourdakis - Underworld

Nothing mythological about this collection of subtle guitar trio tracks.
Sunday, 11 October 2020 03:25

Skeltr - Dorje

Inventive duo largely successful in this up-beat offering that’s all about groove.
Sunday, 02 August 2020 00:30

Wandering Monster - Metropolis/Division

Two track stop-gap promises future riches.
Friday, 19 June 2020 23:11

Niels Lan Doky - River of Time

Chris Minh Doky’s older brother maintains family business: crisp, lyrical jazz.
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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.