Skip to Content

A Monthly Culture Matrix For the Cosmopolitan Traveler

Yazz Ahmed, Polyhymnia


Sage Gateshead / Gateshead / Music

A much-praised new voice in London’s hyphen-rich music scene, this British-Bahraini trumpeter-composer layers post-bop, electronica, and Arabic modes and meters in a confection some may find a tad too sweet for the six refractory women—from Rosa Parks to Malala Yousafzai—she celebrates here. For most, though, this rare live performance of Ahmed’s major statement should be a highlight of the seriously hip Gateshead Jazz (March 20–22). —E.E.

Buy tickets here
Sage Gateshead Sage, St Mary's Square, Gateshead NE8 2JR, United Kingdom
Get Directions »
Start a New Search
Subscribers Only

Start your free trial to access the full Arts Intel Report

Subscribe to Air Mail to access every article
and search our entire Arts Intel Report.

Subscribe Now

Already a subscriber? Sign in here.