Hull Jazz Festival

Alina Bzhezhinska Hip Harp Project

Alina Bzhezhinska – harp, electronics

Mikele Montolli – electric bass

Adam Teixeira – drums

Joel Prime – percussion

And special guest vocalist Vimala Rowe

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This show has been rescheduled from 18 Jul 2020 owing to our closure during the coronavirus outbreak. The new date is 14 Nov 2020.

Bookings have automatically been transferred and all original tickets are still valid. If you cannot attend this new date, please contact the Box Office by emailing to arrange a refund, credit or to make a donation to the Hull Truck Theatre Future Fund. For more information visit:

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Internationally renowned harpist Alina Bzhezhinska has a built a reputation for innovation since she stormed onto the UK music scene with her quartet in 2017.

For this new project, she creates a unique sound on the harp with electronics and loop pedals, supported by a new quartet line-up.

Through original works and covers, she pays homage to some of jazz, funk and hip-hop’s greatest innovators. Her new quartet draws from a variety of influences, including Dorothy Ashby’s Afro-harping, Alice Coltrane’s spiritual outputs and Sun Ra’s jazz experimentation; as well as 90’s trip-hop and Kuti-esque Afrobeat rhythms. 


Festival 3 for 2 Saver: book tickets for any three shows at Hull Truck Theatre and get the cheapest one free. 

Festival Saturday Saver: See all three Saturday shows at Hull Truck Theatre for or £36 (students and under-26s £15)

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‘Bzhezhinska shares with Alice (Coltrane) a mastery of the jazz harp.’

Will Hodgkinson, The Times