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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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Matthew Ruddick

Matthew Ruddick MATTHEW RUDDICK is the author of Funny Valentine, an acclaimed new biography of the jazz trumpet player and singer, Chet Baker. 

Over the last few years, he was a regular music critic for a variety of publications, including HK-listings magazine Beats, and the author of Music On The Move, a music column in Escape travel magazine. 

Born in England, Matthew has been living in Hong Kong for eight years, and works in the finance industry.

Delightful collaboration between pianist, composer and arrange Kate Williams, and singer and lyricist, Georgia Mancio. 
Saturday, 04 May 2019 17:10

Laurence Hobgood – Tesseterra

Pianist and arranger Laurence Hobgood delivers a seamless blend of jazz trio with string quartet.
Saturday, 06 April 2019 22:23

John Turville – Head First

Pianist John Turville shines on his solo debut.
Hard bop, served hot, on limited edition vinyl only.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 01:04

Fresu Galliano Lundgren - Mare Nostrum III

Third outing for pan European supergroup.
Friday, 18 January 2019 21:57

David Dower Trio – Made In Sofia

A welcome return from Dower and his new look band.
Friday, 11 January 2019 22:12

Hexagonal – McCoy and Mseleku

Debut album from Hastings based jazz supergroup.
Saturday, 08 December 2018 21:20

Lars Danielsson and Paolo Fresu – Summerwind

Delightful duo album by two of Europe's finest.
Heartfelt and engaging tribute to Chet, shining a light on some of the lesser-known aspects of his long career.
Adventurous collaboration from acid jazz trio.
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