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.

Sunday, 11 June 2017 00:41

Partikel – Counteraction

All we need is counteraction.
Sunday, 30 April 2017 09:28

QCBA – Beauty in Quiet Places

Quite brilliant beauty from QCBA.
Monday, 06 March 2017 11:03

Dave Arch – Coming Home

Strictly Musical Director Dave Arch demonstrates some moves of his own.
The classic big band, updated.
Guitar lines interweave with touches of electronics and strings.
Monday, 05 December 2016 09:47

Mosaic – Subterranea

Wyld’s Mosaic comes together beautifully.
Trio jazz done right.
Sunday, 13 November 2016 01:25

Fatima – Yellow Memories

If Fatima can do better, I want hear it.
Monday, 10 October 2016 10:04

Melange – Via Maris

Let Via Maris take you around the world.
A gig of two halves.
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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.