Tess Hirst

Award: MOBO Help Musicians Fund

Year: 2019

Genre: Jazz

Instrument/voice type: Singer-songwriter

Location: London

Website: instagram.com/tesshirst

Guest vocalist and co-writer Tess Hirst delivered sombre lyrics on an opener that reclaimed jazz as a political medium’ - Evening Standard
‘Tess Hirst is a natural story-teller who’s lyrics are uncompromisingly honest and layered. Hirst takes her own personal experiences wider offering a voice to a generation’s struggles.’ - Jazz in Europe
‘This is another bulletin from a London scene engaged and unquiet about careless injustice’- Jazzwise
‘Hirst's ability to challenge and look at the outside world with a different lens is reflected within These Days.’ - Jazz Revelations
'The rich atmospherics of Freedom combined with Hirst's vocals, explore liberation and the rejection of duty from a female perspective' - Rough Trade