Author of Funny Valentine, an acclaimed new biography of the jazz trumpet player and singer, Chet Baker.
Jazz themed books on the music, the musicians or that will appeal to jazz fans...
John Tchicai: A Chaos with Some Kind of Order - Margriet Naber
Personal insights into the life of Danish free jazz saxophonist John Tchicai.
Barbara Thompson MBE - Journey To A Destination Unknown
The inspirational story of Barbara Thompson, in her own words. Review by Fiona Ross.
This Is Hip, The Life of Mark Murphy - Peter Jones
Engaging biography of innovative US jazz singer, Mark Murphy.
All That's Jazz - Sammy Stein
Kind Of Jazz contributor, Sammy Stein, explores the passion that goes into jazz music.
What Happened, Miss Simone? – Alan Light
New biography captures the unique spirit of Nina Simone.
The Miles Davis Lost Quintet And Other Revolutionary Ensembles – Bob Gluck
New book analyses Miles Davis's so-called lost quintet, 1968-1970, with mixed results.
DAVE GELLY (EDITOR): 30-SECOND JAZZ
Subtitled the 50 crucial concepts, styles and performers, each explained in half a minute, this book
Laurie Pepper - Art: Why I Stuck With A Junkie Jazzman
The life of Art Pepper - one of the greatest jazz stories, now told from his wife's
London Jazz Meetup owner and fan of ‘plugged in’ jazz.
Freelance journalist & writer. Jazz mad. Art lover. Photography freak.
By day a full time Londoner in tv news. By night jazzaholic
I love my jazz and I bless the funk. I play percussion for all and sundry and go by @Mr Cool.
Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.
Laboratory scientist with a love of evolving music that defies boundaries.
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