Tony Andrews, our contributing editor (jazz) writes:

I firmly believe that UK jazz fans are getting more and more paranoid about musicians from anywhere other than the UK and are, in some way, better musically or more inventive. This is especially so with musicians from The US where Jazz is thought to have been invented. I love the music of many US musicians and singers but - equally - talent from both genres are to be found much closer to home, right here in the UK.

To prove this emphatically I attend to many Jazz venues mainly in the London area but I do venture into the depths of beautiful and underrated Essex. During one of these adventures I saw The Jonathan Gee Trio. He proves that .....

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