Biography and media


Writer/DJ/radio broadcaster/amateur artist

1991-1995 – Self-Published a fanzine ‘Left on the Jazz Side’. Interviewed Jason Rebello for the second issue, at the time the UK’s biggest selling jazz artist.

1995- Trace magazine, my first commercially published piece, a live review of George Clinton. Commissioned by Will Ashon, who later set-up the Big Dada label.

1996-2001. I worked for Blues and Soul magazine including writing the monthly jazz column between 1999-2001. I interviewed the great and the good including: Carl Craig, LTJ Bukem, Ashley Beadle, Courtney Pine and Kenny Garrett.

2003-2004 – BBC Music online.

2008- 2011 –  Shook magazine including one of the first published articles on record shops.

2013 – The Secret List – Los Angeles.

2014 – The Secret List – Paris.

2016 – The Secret List – London.

DJ gigs: London – Brilliant Corners, Spiritland, Jumbi, The Standard Hotel; Manchester – The Refuge; Leeds – Outlaws Yacht Club; Paris – Superfly Records; New York City – The Ace Hotel; Hanoi – CAMA ATK.

Radio: interviews – UK nationwide, 6 Music (Gilles Peterson and Cerys Matthews); Brighton, 1BTN (Jim Lister); Melbourne, Triple R (John Bailey); presenting – Voices Radio, Run Dem Radio.


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