Place of residence
United Kingdom
National identity
Trinidad and Tobago
United Kingdom

Kevin Le Gendre

Short biography
Kevin Le Gendre is a journalist and broadcaster and writer with a special interest in black music. Deputy editor of Echoes, he contributes to a wide range of publications that include Jazzwise, MusicWeek, Vibrations and The Independent On Sunday and also appears as a commentator and critic on radio programmes such as BBC Radio 3's Jazz Line-Up and BBC Radio 4's Front Row.

'A meticulous, sweeping and vivid history of black British music.'  Diana Evans, Financial Times  Read the full review here

Listen to Kevin le Gendre interviewed by YolanDa Brown on BBC Radio 4 Loose Ends, 26 May 2018.

Read Kevin Le Gendre's blog post on his motivations for, and experience of writing Don't Stop The Carnival