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Winner of Jazz Times Distaff Award, Gearhead List. Phace Magazine Music Book of the Year. Nominated by Jazz Journalist Association as Best Jazz Book.

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Hello and welcome to my site.
I am an author, writer, journalist, and curator.
Columnist for Free Jazz Collective,  Something Else Reviews, Jazz Views, and jazz correspondent for Platinum Mind.
Books: Women In Jazz ( 8th House), Gender Disparity in UK Jazz - a discussion ( Indep),  In Their Own Words (8th House), Pause, Play, Repeat ( Indep), All That's Jazz ( Tomahawk Press) The Wonder of Jazz ( Independent Publishing Network). 

I have been on the BBC, Jazz Bites Radio and covered live shows for BBC 3.
I have run a jazz festival, curated playlists, am 
the International editor for the Jazz Journalists Association; I have had material commissioned and accepted into The Library of Congress.

Awards: Jazz Times Distaff Award, JT Gearhead List, Phace Magazines' Music Book of The Year, JJA Best Book Nominee 

But enough about me. 

The main thing on this site is reviews, articles, and all things jazz connected. Go to the Jazz Report 
blog to find discussions, articles, reviews, and more - all connected to the music that drives many people and leads to creative collaborations that can surprise and delight.


Professional Services

I offer professional services listed below:
Liner notes
Sleeve notes
Commissioned research 

I have worked with many people including Mark Wade, Dave Jones, Patrick Ames, Perry, Chris Forte, 3D The Boss, Sluka, Committee of Vultures and many others. Please contact me for rates.    

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