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.

Friday, 23 November 2018 20:37

Camilla George - The People Could Fly

Camilla can fly.
Friday, 26 October 2018 15:54

Wayne Shorter - Emanon

The album that needs no name.
At a time when the world seems increasingly difficult to understand, and politicians seem more determined than ever to divide and rule, musicians who can unite in creativity are a lesson to us all. Madeleine Peyroux’s new album is being hailed as a protest album, and yet it is so much more than that – it’s a beautiful collection of songs created by Peyroux herself in collaboration with an extraordinary group of people. The playing, writing, arranging and production is slick and simply a delight. So we asked the singer about Anthem:
Saturday, 18 August 2018 14:28

Zhenya Strigalev - Blues for Maggie

International jazz takes away the blues.
Friday, 24 November 2017 22:51

Christian McBride Big Band - Bringin It.

McBride’s Bringin’ the Big Band.
Saturday, 04 November 2017 16:38

Matt Cappy - Church And State

A fascinating Philly trumpet.
Saturday, 21 October 2017 02:28

Gabriel Latchin - Introducing

Latchin steps out of the shadows.
Saturday, 05 August 2017 15:52

Django Bates - Saluting Sgt Pepper

Invitation to a new summer of love.
Parker’s Passion, revisited after six decades.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 08:57

Phronesis - The Behemoth

Monstrous collaboration.
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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.