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Yazz Ahmed

Mar 15th 2018 @ Poplar Union

London, United Kingdom
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Yazz Ahmed Tickets In London, United Kingdom
Thursday, March 15th, 2018
7:30 PM
Poplar Union
Cotall Street, London, United Kingdom
The final in Poplar Union's series of Jazz Herstory presents brings to you, Yazz Ahmed.

Yazz Ahmed is a British Bahraini trumpet and flugelhorn player who has played with everyone from Radiohead to Jazz Jamacia, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry to Courtney Pine. She has written commissions for London Jazz Festival, Serious and the Southbank. She has performed across the UK and toured extensively around the world.

Yazz developed a new instrument to enable her to delve deeper into Arabic music. She has recently released an album called ‘La Sabateuse’, music which is a deep exploration of her mixed heritage and her growing interest in sound design and electronic effects.

The album has been described as ‘intoxicating, compelling and sonically outstanding’, and is transforming what jazz means in the 21st century.
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Fan Live Reviews
Toronto, Canada@
Aga Khan Museum
October 15th 2018
Very innovative jazz performance. Excellent venue to see her Canadian debut.
Nice, France@
March 4th 2018
Un très beau concert, très trippant où tous les musiciens s’expriment à égalité grâce au leadership tout en douceur de Yazz. Magnifique moment!