Yazz

Ahmed

London, UK

The Yazz Ahmed Quartet is:

Yazz Ahmed, Trumpet, Flugelhorn & Electronics.

Ralph Wyld, Vibraphone.

Dave Manington, Bass.

Martin France, Drums

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Through her music, British-Bahraini trumpet player, Yazz Ahmed, seeks to blur the linesbetween jazz and electronic sound design, bringing together the sounds of her mixed heritage in what has been described as ‘psychedelic Arabic jazz, intoxicating and compelling’.Yazz has led her ensembles in performances across the UK & Europe, and further afield including Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Tunisia, Algeria, Bahrain, Kuwait, USA & Canada. She has also enchanted audiences at major festivals such as WOMAD, Love Supreme, NYC Winter Jazz Fest & Pori Jazz. A mark of her growing reputation is the series of sold out concerts in London overt he last few years.

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Releases

Polyhymnia REmixed (2020)

La saboteuse remixed (2019)

polyhymnia (2019)

A Shoal of Souls (2019)

La Saboteuse (2018)

Finding my way home (2011)

awards

Jazz FM - UK Jazz Act of the Year

Jazz FM - Album of the Year

UNESCO Crossing Borders - Album of the Decade

Press

'"Yazz Ahmed doesn’t do ‘stereotypes’."

Jazzwise

"as though her flugelhorn is melting before our very ears"

The Guardian

"ESeeking to blur the boundaries between jazz and electronic music"

IQ Magazine

"Effortlessly beautiful."

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