Emma-Jean Thackray: ‘Yellow’ (Warp)

“To listen is to know and to know is to love,” Emma-Jean Thackray intones near the start of her inaugural full-length release, Yellow — and the line neatly sums up the appeal of the exciting music throughout. The youthful British trumpeter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist exudes confidence and panache as she joyously ignores genre boundaries, merging

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