Yasiin Bey Live band feat. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble / Kamaal Williams / Emma-Jean Thackray

Yasiin BeyYasiin Bey © Delphine Migueres
Hypnotic Brass EnsembleHypnotic Brass Ensemble © DR
Kamaal WilliamsKamaal Williams © Dan Medhurst
Emma-Jean ThackrayEmma-Jean Thackray © The Vinyl Factory
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Saturday, 7 September 2019 — 8:00pm
Grande Halle de La Villette


  • Emma-Jean Thackray
  • Emma-Jean Thackray, musical conducting, trumpet, singer, électroniques
  • Ben Kelly, tuba
  • Elliott Galvin, keyboard
  • Lyle Barton, Fender-Rhodes piano
  • Dougal Taylor, drum kit
  • Kamaal Williams
  • Kamaal Williams, keyboard, singer
  • Marquinn Mason, saxophone
  • Rick James, bass
  • Greg Webster Jr, drum kit
  • Yasiin Bey Live band feat. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
  • Yasiin Bey, singer
  • Gabriel Hubert, trumpet
  • Jafar Graves, trumpet
  • Tarik Graves, trumpet
  • Justin Jones, saxophones
  • Saiph Graves, trombone
  • Seba Graves, trombone
  • Uttama Hubert, euphonium
  • Kevin Hunt, guitar
  • Hashim Bunch, bass
  • Justin Carter, drum kit
London meets New York in an evening of hip hop and beatmaking, with multi-instrumentalist Emma-Jean Thackray, keyboardist Kamaal Williams (who got his break with Gilles Peterson), and American rap heavyweight Yasiin Bey, supported by a brass band from Chicago.


Emma-Jean Thackray - Make Do

Kamaal Williams - Salaam

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble feat. Yasiin Bey (Live at Ronnie Scott's)

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