Jane Cornwell is a music presenter and arts critic and writer and a presenter for events and festivals, television and radio.
Australian-born, long time London-based, she is a compere, moderator and onstage interviewer at festivals including WOMAD, the EFG London Jazz Festival and the La Linea London Latin Music Festival, and major international events such as WOMADelaide, the Gibraltar World Music Festival, Jazz Ahead Bremen and Oslo World at the Nobel Peace Center, Norway.
Jane won the Jazz Media Award at the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2022.
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Jane is a jazz and global music presenter and critic for the London Evening Standard, a contributing editor of Songlines and Jazzwise magazines and a feature writer/interviewer for major publications in the UK, Australia and elsewhere.
Jane is frequently asked to comment on radio programmes to discuss the latest releases, book reviews, or simply chat about music, arts and travel.
Some of Jane’s radio and television experience includes:
New Polish Jazz: Ones to Watch: music presenter/researcher for Youtube series commissioned by London’s Polish Cultural Institute
The voice of JazzFM‘s Destination Guide
ABC Australia: Nightlife, and Friday Revue
BBC Radio 3 Music Matters
JazzFM, Jazz Travels
Longtime guest contributor, BBC Radio 3 World Routes
Magazine-style features for BBC World Service
Interviews with musicians for Inflight Entertainment
MCM Entertainment Radio. Interviews in the UK for Australasia’s largest syndicated music network.
Specialist contributor for TV music documentaries including BBC World Music Awards; Fela Kuti Special, CNN; Dolly (Parton),
“I thought your contributions were great. Really thoughtful, considered and they framed the show perfectly”.
Higher Ground: A Night with Patti Smith