Ruth Fisher is one of the leading jazz radio presenters in the UK, with over 20 years experience both in the UK and overseas. Joining JazzFM in 2016, she currently presents Full Circle on Saturday nights (Sunday morning from 1am) focusing on the latest contemporary jazz releases and interviews with established and up and coming musicians. She also presents The Performance Series on Monday nights (9pm, repeated on Saturdays at 9pm) which features legendary artists in concert and exclusive live jazz, blues and soul acoustic sessions recorded in the JazzFM studios.
Ruth comes from a musical family and was one of the first pupils to attend the Purcell School of Music. Ruth possesses a warm, enthusiastic and informative style and really enjoys finding out what makes the artists tick! Over the years, she has interviewed over 200 musicians including Al Jarreau, Jeff ’Tain’ Watts, Teena Marie, Roy Ayres, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Peter Erskine, Orphy Robinson MBE, Zara McFarlane, Tim Garland, Bassekou Kouyate and was the first person in the UK to interview Gregory Porter shortly after the release of his first album “Water”.