Freelance writer, Jean-Pol Schroeder is the author of many articles and several books (all in French) :
He also was chief editor of the now defunct magazine "Jazz in Time".
- "Bobby Jaspar: Itinéraires d'un jazzman européen, 1926-1963 ", a biography of saxophonist Bobby Jaspar
- "Histoire Du Jazz à Liège de 1900 à 1980"
- "Dictionnaire du Jazz à Bruxelles et en Wallonie" (with Robert Pernet) etc...
He wrote numerous liner notes for Belgian jazz albums.
As a jazz historian, he also gives jazz lectures and heads the Maison du Jazz de Liège (B).
He also plays the piano.
In 2008, during the ceremony of the Belgian Django d'Or, he receives the "Muse de la Sabam" for his contribution to jazz music in Belgium.