Chris Philips

Head and shoulder monochrome photograph of Chris Philips

Chris Philips is an award-winning radio presenter, currently heard on Jazz FM UK. He hosts The Blueprint every Saturday night at 10pm where his show focusses on new Jazz music.

Chris was Jazz FM's Head of Music, before taking up the role of Head Of Content at Jazzed, the world’s first interactive listen, watch and read app dedicated to Jazz.

Alongside long-standing business partner Jez Nelson, he is co-curator of Jazz in the Round, the hugely popular showcase of contemporary Jazz in venues and festivals across the UK.

Chris is keen to champion the National Jazz Archive’s work to ensure it appeals to younger, more diverse, and inclusive audiences.

Photograph © Chris Philips

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