Ever been on a long plane journey when you’ve finished your book, the entertainment system isn’t working and you just can’t get to sleep? It’s exactly what happened to FoJL the other day. So we killed some of the time by attempting to draw a few of the many connections that exist between Jan and the countless artists and record labels he’s worked with – because it’s a subject we get asked about on a regular basis. The spider’s web that resulted from this (probably demented) endeavour started to make FoJL’s head hurt after an hour, so the effort was abandoned. But we thought we’d share the picture with you anyway. And, while you’re struggling to decipher the appalling handwriting, we’ll try to think of a better way of making Jan’s vast tapestry of collaborations and relationships within the jazz industry clearer…Spider web Apr 2015