Yazz Ahmed’s Hafla Band

at Crookes Social Club, Sheffield

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Yazz Ahmed’s Hafla Band

Expect undulating rhythms, melody resonant with the sounds and sensations of the Middle East and sonorous trumpet lines. Line-up: Yazz Ahmed: trumpet and flugelhorn; George Crowley: bass clarinet; Ralph Wyld: vibraphone; Naadia Sheriff: piano; Dudley Phillips: bass guitar; Corrina Silvester: percussion; Martin France: drums.

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Yazz Ahmed

Yazz Ahmed appearing at this event

Yazz Ahmed is a British Bahraini trumpet and flugelhorn player. Since releasing Finding My Way Home in 2011, British-Bahraini trumpet player, Yazz has emerged as a distinctive voice on the UK Jazz scene, both as a soloist and composer. Yazz won great reviews for her debut at Ronnie Scott’s, leading her own quintet and in opening the Jazz In The Round series at the Cockpit Theatre with her vibraphone and bass trio. Since then, she has performed with her small ensembles at the Vortex, the National Portrait Gallery, opened the 2013 Manchester Jazz Festival, performed at the Museum of Modern Art, Kuwait, the Alfa Jazz Festival in Ukraine, and the 17th European Festival in Algeria. Yazz has also played flugelhorn on Radiohead’s album The King of Limbs and The King Of Limbs Live From The Basement, which was screened worldwide during July 2011.

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Crookes Social Club

  • Mulehouse Road
  • Sheffield
  • S10 1TD

01142 353 855

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