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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Grae Shennan

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

Friday, 17 February 2023 17:40

Out of the Fog – Daniel Herskedal

New album sees Norwegian composer team up with singer Emilie Nicolas.
Sunday, 17 October 2021 05:02

Daniel Herskedal - Harbour

Another fine album from the Norwegian maestro. 
Saturday, 25 July 2020 19:36

Daniel Herskedal - Call For Winter

A fantastic return to expectations.
Songs for the broken-hearted.
Thursday, 07 May 2020 17:21

Tom Green Septet - Tipping Point

Tom Green Septet are really tight.
Monday, 02 March 2020 12:41

Calum Gourlay Quartet - New Ears

A great little big band.
Sunday, 10 March 2019 01:33

Daniel Herskedal - Voyage

Herskedal returns with tales from the sea.
Sunday, 27 May 2018 16:28

GoGo Penguin - A Humdrum Star

Definite excitement from the raw energy.
Thursday, 17 May 2018 03:43

Wonder Trail - Dinosaur

Evolving into a new beast.
Bobo Stenson's latest combines a mix of folk, classical and originals.
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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.