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Matthew Ruddick

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Author of Funny Valentine, an acclaimed new biography of the jazz trumpet player and singer, Chet Baker.
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Sunday, 14 March 2021 23:16

R+R=NOW - Live

A great album that reminds us of what we have to look forward to.

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Sunday, 15 November 2020 04:19

Joel Ross - Who Are You

The more you listen, the more you hear.

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Saturday, 28 September 2019 17:58

Kendrick Scott - A Wall Becomes A Bridge

Some Blue Note releases sound the same, but this is different.

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Friday, 25 January 2019 21:03

Blue Note All Stars - Our Point of View

The Blue Note All Stars celebrate 75 years Blue Note. These comets have returned to light up our Jazz Nebula with such intensity.

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Friday, 26 October 2018 15:54

Wayne Shorter - Emanon

The album that needs no name.

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Saturday, 24 March 2018 18:48

Lonnie Smith - All in My Mind

Blue Note shares what's in Dr Lonnie Smith's mind.

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Saturday, 04 November 2017 08:18

Gregory Porter – Nat King Cole And Me

Gregory Porter continues to drift away from the jazz and funk that made his name.

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Saturday, 24 September 2016 12:47

Robert Glasper Experiment - ArtScience

The album that is sure to be nominated for a Grammy.

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Sunday, 10 July 2016 03:03

Gregory Porter - Take Me To The Alley

2016 What? New Gregory Porter album sounds a bit old hat.

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Wednesday, 24 February 2016 08:23

GoGo Penguin - Man Made Object

Man Made Object sounds like v2.1, rather than a meaningful upgrade.

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Our Contributors

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Rob Mallows

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

Freelance journalist & writer. Jazz mad. Art lover. Photography freak.
 
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Simon Cooney

By day a full time Londoner in tv news. By night jazzaholic

 

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Fernando Rose

I love my jazz and I bless the funk. I play percussion for all and sundry and go by @Mr Cool.
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Hilary Robertson

Jazz-obsessed freelance writer and saxist.

 

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Grae Shennan

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