I'm a UK-based Irish writer with more than thirty years' experience, regular contributor to several music magazines, published author of four books (including one on Van Morrison) and lifelong jazz fan.
David Burke began writing about music as a staffer on local newspapers in his native Ireland, before
decamping to London in 1990. He spent six years working in print, audio and television as part of the World
Entertainment News Network. His features appeared in the UK's red tops and international publications such
as Esquire (Japan) and Pop Rocky (Germany). David is a regular contributor to Classic Pop, Vintage Rock,
Country Music and RNR magazines, and to the All About Jazz website. He has authored four books – Crisis in
the Community: The African Caribbean Experience of Mental Health (Chipmunka), Heart of Darkness: Bruce
Springsteen's Nebraska (Cherry Red), A Sense of Wonder: Van Morrison's Ireland (Jawbone) and Singing Out: A
Folk Narrative of Maddy Prior, June Tabor and Linda Thompson (Soundcheck).