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Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra

A Cambridge Jazz Festival event with special guest Yazz Ahmed

Sunday 18th November 2018

7:30 pm

Playing standards as well as original tunes, join Cambridge University's premiere jazz orchestra with very special guest, British Bahraini trumpet and flugelhorn player, Yazz Ahmed.

As a freelance trumpet player, Yazz has recorded, performed and toured with art-rock band These New Puritans as a soloist and member of their septet, and also recorded and performed with Max Romeo, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, the Manic Street Preachers, Swing Out Sister, Twiggy and the Urban Soul Orchestra, as well as featuring on Jools Holland’s show playing alongside New York artist, Joan as Police Woman.

Yazz has also played alongside Toshiko Akiyoshi, Rufus Reid, Kenny Wheeler, Steve Williamson and Sir John Dankworth. She works regularly with the London Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Jamaica and with her own septet, Ahmed Family Hafla.

Ticket & Booking Information
£8 - £16
Cambridge Live Tickets 01223 357851

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