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    Afterhours with Yazz Ahmed

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    Sat 2 Jul, 10pm
    Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer
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    Yazz Ahmed, trumpetist
    Image Courtesy of Women in Jazz

    Wind down at the end of the second day of the New Music Biennial with more musical delights from Jazz FM Act of the Year, Yazz Ahmed.

    Yazz Ahmed seeks to blur the lines between 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’.

    Her career has included collaborations with Radiohead and Transglobal Underground, and commissions for Adult Swim and New York’s Festival of New Trumpet Music.

    In 2020 she won two Jazz FM awards – Jazz Act of the Year and Jazz Album of the Year – plus the Ivor Novello Award for Innovation in Composition.

    Need to know

    Yazz Ahmed has also produced a new commission to be performed at the New Music Biennial.
    Find out more

    Dates & times

    Sat 2 Jul, 10pm
    Approximate run time: 45 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

    Price

    • Standard entryFree

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