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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Rob Mallows

Sunday, 16 December 2018 09:54

Caroline Scott - Khoalesce

Commingling of different jazz stylings works well.
Music with fangs.
Sunday, 07 October 2018 01:45

Roosevelt Collier - Exit 16

Pedal steel guitar to the metal in a somewhat sub-prime Snarky Puppy off-shoot.
Saturday, 04 August 2018 16:19

Tim Garland - Weather Walker

Pack your tent - we’re off to the Lake District to luxuriate in a sylvan wonder.
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 11:36

Daniel Karlsson Trio - 5

Swede Karlsson hand crafts seven well-constructed tracks. The anti-IKEA of jazz, if you will.
Saturday, 24 March 2018 19:09

Lydian Collective - Adventure

Four go wild in jazz land.
Thursday, 01 February 2018 02:29

Cygnus Flare, 21st January, The Vortex, London

Power piano trio end the weekend on a high.
Antipodean group creates tasty jazz/classical smorgasbord.
Saturday, 30 September 2017 05:11

Andreas Hourdakis Trio - Senor

Counter-intuitive Dylan-without-words album works very well!
Saturday, 23 September 2017 17:06

ElektroJazz - New York Tribute

Funky New York love song heavy on the trombones proves to be a curate’s egg.
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Our Contributors


Rob Mallows

London Jazz Meetup owner and fan of ‘plugged in’ jazz.

Erminia Yardley

Freelance journalist & writer. Jazz mad. Art lover. Photography freak.

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.

Hilary Robertson

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.



Grae Shennan

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