Kevin Le Gendre

Kevin Le Gendre is a journalist and broadcaster with a special interest in black music, literature and culture. Since the late ‘90s he has written about soul, funk, jazz and hip-hop, as well as African and Caribbean authors for many publications, including Echoes, Jazzwise, The Guardian, The Independent, Qwest tv (France) and Times Literary Supplement Online. He contributes to BBC Radio 4’s Front Row and also presents documentaries. He is the author of Don’t Stop The Carnival; Black Music In Britain Vol.1 (2018) and his latest book is Hear My Train A Comin’: The Songs Of Jimi Hendrix.