Derek Coller's investments in jazz began with getting ‘hooked’ on big bands as a young teenager. Collecting discographical information and biographies of musicians led to him becoming an author and jazz magazine editor. He describes his special interest for the ‘less well-known’, and liked being part of what felt like a ‘secret society’ belonging to something with a limited following, and generating networks through circulating letters.
|Interview date||15th August 2016|
|Source||National Jazz Archive|