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Yazz Ahmed

Composer and Trumpeter Yazz Ahmed

The Ivor Novello Award for Innovation represents peer recognition for achievement, and an innovative approach to composition. It is presented to Yazz Ahmed in 2020. The Academy has recognised Yazz for “her unique creative voice that smashes the boundaries between jazz and electronic sound design by drawing on her heritage to create intoxicating musical worlds.”

Listen to Yazz Ahmed on Apple Music

Watch her acceptance speech on here on YouTube and see colleagues congratulate her here

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