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 Seabrook

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.

Reimagined standards from US singer Anaïs Reno.
Friday, 22 March 2024 20:54

Yakul - At Pizza Express Live In London

Future Soul with Yakul and Camilla George.
Friday, 02 February 2024 17:07

Roberta Flack - Lost Takes

Unreleased tracks can sometimes be disappointing (usually there’s a reason why they weren’t released at the time), but the intimacy of Roberta Flack’s Lost Tracks results in a quietly, unassumingly disarming vinyl release.
Friday, 26 January 2024 04:54

Joshua Redman, Barbican, London

A new band and Redman’s classy sound.
Out now on the new PX Records - Matt Johnson at PizzaExpress Live.
Sunday, 15 October 2023 01:24

Joshua Redman - Where Are We

Saxist Joshua Redman’s album explores US geography in song.
Friday, 03 March 2023 17:39

Courtney Pine – Spirituality

Jazz bass clarinet in all its sweetness and glory.
Friday, 03 February 2023 19:33

Chris Allard and Ross Stanley – Tortugas

Guitar and piano duo.
Saturday, 07 January 2023 01:21

Marius Neset - Happy

Happiness balanced with introspection.
Saturday, 03 December 2022 21:14

Roland Kirk – Live at Ronnie Scott’s 1963

When ‘Live’ really sounds live.
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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.