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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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Friday, 27 May 2022 18:52

Shabaka - Afrikan Culture

Meditative solo EP by Shabaka.

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Sunday, 13 September 2020 09:13

Thelonious Monk - Palo Alto

Live Monk from 1968 is a genuine find, a delight from start to finish.

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Modular moves cut with spiritual grooves.

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Lively and lithe reworks of Sgt Peppers.

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Saturday, 30 June 2018 15:53

John Coltrane – Both Directions At Once

Fascinating studio recording unearthed after 54 years.

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Parker’s Passion, revisited after six decades.

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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.