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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

Saturday, 04 February 2017 01:03

Daniel Karlsson Trio - Ding Dong

Swedish keyboard trio start to ring the changes with fourth album of effortless modern jazz.
Saxophonist Halperin teams up with guitarist Nyberg for an old-school live album.
Swedish jazz pioneer remembered on broad music canvas, with colourful results.
Sunday, 18 September 2016 03:07

Neil Cowley Trio - Spacebound Apes

Kind-of jazz album is kind-of cool.
Friday, 26 August 2016 15:22

Mats Eilertsen - Rubicon

Norwegian bassist gets feet wet on first solo ECM outing.
Friday, 15 July 2016 20:55

Jasper Høiby - Fellow Creatures

Danish jazz trio reinventor goes 66% bigger.
Unexpectedly unplugged gig at refurbished venue.
Friday, 29 April 2016 01:10

Snarky Puppy - Culcha Vulcha

Texas-homed global phenomenon’s first studio album in eight years. Top stuff, but third Grammy next year not a certainty.
Drummer blows Ronnie’s audience away with awesome display of rhythmic and melodic power.
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 16:15

Shez Raja, 21st April, 606 Club, London

Entertainment was always on the cards at the Gurutopia launch party.
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Rob Mallows

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

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Simon Cooney

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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.

Hilary Robertson

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.



Grae Shennan

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