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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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Friday, 02 November 2018 17:18

GG - 4am Angel

Melodies for body and soul.
Sunday, 18 March 2018 03:04

Mark Wade Trio - Moving Day

A fine second album from bass player Mark Wade and his Trio.
Friday, 09 March 2018 17:19

Anouar Brahem - Blue Maqams

Beautiful and moving.
A new and modest type of jazz blood.
Monday, 18 September 2017 01:35

Tom Millar - Unnatural Events

Pianist and composer Tom Millar releases his promising debut on the Spark Label.
Binker and Moses prove that one plus one can equal more than two.
Thursday, 06 July 2017 14:38

Denys Baptiste - The Late Trane

Baptiste re-imagines late Coltrane to great effect.
Sunday, 25 June 2017 03:57

Marco Marconi - Trialogue

So much more than a dialogue à trois.
Winner of the 2014 Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize, Misha Mullov-Abbado is an in-demand bass player, composer and arranger based in London. He is a 2014 City of Music Foundation Artist and recently released his debut album New Ansonia consisting of all his own compositions performed by his quintet on Edition Records, which has been included in “Best Jazz Albums of 2015” by The Telegraph and BBC Radio 3 and been extremely well-received in newspapers and magazines across Europe. As an experienced band-leader but also a versatile sideman Misha has performed at many of London’s top venues such as Ronnie Scott’s, the Vortex, 606 Club, Pizza Express and Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room (as part of the BBC Proms Late series), as well as venues in the rest of the UK and Europe. Having won the 2014 Dankworth Prize for jazz composition Misha is an experienced composer and writes for various jazz groups as well as classical soloists and ensembles, and is influenced by a variety of jazz, classical and pop music. His second album, Cross-Platform Interchange, was released last month and reviewed here.  
Darkness and the speed of light.
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Rob Mallows

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

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Wendy Kirkland

Jazz pianist and singer with wide musical tastes spanning latin through fusion to bebop and swing. Cat fanatic.

Elana Shapiro

From Manchester, currently living in Berlin. Lover of jazz, RnB, and soul inspired music.