Welcome to the official
Alyn Shipton website

This is the official website for Alyn Shipton, writer, musician, broadcaster and Jazz historian. This site provides information and links to some of the many projects Alyn has been involved in.

A recognized international authority on Jazz, he has written and edited many books on the subject of Jazz and those who make it. These are listed in the ‘writing‘ section of the site.

Alyn is also a presenter, writer and producer of programmes for BBC radio and you can find more information in the broadcasting section. The site also has details of some of the records Alyn has appeared on as a musician and these details can be found in the music section. Alyn was also a Jazz critic for the Times for many years and still writes for many other publications, some of which are listed here.