DJ Khalab explores jazz trumpeter Yazz Ahmed's work in an exploratory new remix.
The Jazz FM Award nominee released a full length album earlier in the year, with Yazz matching elements of her Middle Eastern heritage to contemporary movements within UK jazz.
A remarkable achievement, her melodic flair was mixed to a clear passion for fresh innovation, one that frequently stepped outside the barriers of 'jazz'.
Prepping a new remix EP, Yazz Ahmed has handed the keys to four of her compositions to four very different guest producers, each with their own style.
DJ Khalab aims for a deep percussive workout, re-tooling 'Jamil Jamal' as a field for bass saturation and stuttering almost DnB-like rhythmic bursts.
Shabaka Hutchings' horn lines intermingle, adding a spiritual side to this delirious soundsystem workout.
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