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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Grae Shennan

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

Sunday, 11 September 2016 02:06

Miroslav Vitous - Music of Weather Report

Early Weather Report indicates cool free-styling.
Sunday, 04 September 2016 07:06

Dinosaur - Together, As One

New Dinosaur is alive and well.
Friday, 26 August 2016 15:40

Mammal Hands - Floa

Hands gain momentum. 
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 02:00

Forevergreens – Tonbrucket

Bass player Dan Berglund's band, Tonbrucket, serve up an eclectic mix of styles on their fourth album.
Saturday, 23 July 2016 15:44

Punch – Elliot Galvin Trio

Second album by Elliot Galvin Trio packs a fair punch!
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 08:43

Daniel Herskedal - Slow Eastbound Train

Norwegian tuba player produces a moody, sometimes ethereal album that somehow conjures visions of a Nordic landscape
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Our Contributors


Rob Mallows

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

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.

Grae Shennan

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

Hilary Robertson

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.

Kim Cypher

Saxophonist, vocalist, composer, band leader and radio show presenter. Follows dreams and loves to celebrate great music and musicians.

Fiona Ross

Fiona is the founder of the award winning organisation Women in Jazz Media. She was the guest editor in chief for the 2020 edition of Jazz Quarterly and writes for many publications across the globe.

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.