About Us

About Us

Sussex Jazz Magazine is a jazz magazine for the Sussex area. 
Pick up a free printed copy at venues across Sussex or subscribe to receive a printed copy every month and have access to the digital edition.
Selected articles appear on the website each month and our listings page contains comprehensive listings for jazz concerts across Sussex.
You can also sign up for our free monthly newsletter.


SJM was set up in the summer of 2013 by writer and musician Charlie Anderson.
Its first issue was published online in September 2013, originally as a fortnightly publication. From January 2015 it began publishing online as a monthly magazine.
From September 2018 it began printing and distributing across Sussex.
From February 2019 it began offering a yearly subscription for printed issues and access to the digital edition.


Sussex Jazz Magazine operates as a non-profit organisation.
A dedicated team of volunteers contribute to the running of the magazine.





Charlie Anderson


Sub-Editor and Photography

Lisa Wormsley, www.indigoburns.com


Regular Columnists

Simon Adams, Peter Batten, Patrick Billingham, Sam Carelse, Eddie Myer, Pat Pascal, Gina Southgate and Simon Spillett.



Most of our interviews are conducted by editor Charlie Anderson.

Previous guest interviewers include Lou Beckerman, Elaine Crouch, Eddie Myer and George Richardson.



Our current team of reviewers include Charlie Anderson, Jim Burlong, Eddie Myer and George Richardson.

Past issues of SJM include reviews written by Charlie Anderson, Lou Beckerman, John Edwards, Eddie Myer, Kev Nickells, Brian O’Connor, George Richardson, Terry Seabrook and Jasmine Sharif.


The Team

The team consists of Simon Adams, Charlie Anderson, Anya Arnold, Peter Batten, Patrick Billingham, Jim Burlong, Sam Carelse, Eddie Myer, Patricia Pascal, George Richardson Simon Spillett and Lisa Wormsley.


Masthead Design

Stuart Russell


Technical Director

Steve Cook


We are grateful to Mike Guest, Anabel Alegre and Rachel Zhang for taking photographs on behalf of Sussex Jazz Magazine.

SJM often uses images kindly provided by photographers Lisa Wormsley, Anya Arnold and Brian O’Connor.


Contact Us

We welcome any feedback from our readers.

You can contact us by email: sussexjazzmagazine@gmail.com


Guidance for Writers

We normally do not accept unsolicited contributions.

If you would like to contribute to the magazine, please contact the editor via sussexjazzmagazine@gmail.com.

Writers should click here for our Style Guide, written by Don Walker and Charlie Anderson.


Advertise With Us

Please see our advertising rate card for 2020:

You can email sussexjazzmagazine@gmail.com with any advertising enquiries.