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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Hilary Robertson

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.

Great music at the heart of a pandemic.
Friday, 06 March 2020 23:58

Lisa Simone - In Need Of Love

Wonderful right now.
New Roads lead around the world.
Sunday, 16 February 2020 01:23

Avishai Cohen - Arvoles

Avishai Cohen demonstrates his immense creativity.
Saturday, 09 November 2019 00:48

Jacob Collier - Djesse Volume 2

Collaboration rules for Collier.
Fifty years fade fast.
The Change imports virtuoso collaboration.
Saturday, 20 July 2019 17:34

Gwilym Simcock - Near And Now

Delightful solo piano album. 
Sunday, 16 June 2019 01:45

Anton Eger - AE

Æ is strangely addictive.
Saturday, 16 February 2019 20:44

Jeff Ballard - Fairgrounds

Freedom goes beyond dots and genre.  
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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.