Yussef Dayes

Black Classical Music: Vinyl 2LP + Signed Print


Release Date: 8 September, 2023

Black vinyl pressing with signed print.

Multi-instrumentalist and visionary artist Yussef Dayes is set to release his highly anticipated debut solo studio album Black Classical Music, on the 8th September 2023. Available on Double 12” LP Vinyl with special limited edition white vinyl exclusive to indie stories, as well as digital and CD via Brownswood Recordings, Warner Music and Cashmere Thoughts Recordings.

Black Classical Music is a 19-track record taking listeners through a looking glass into the exalted artist’s past and present whilst exploring themes of home and family. The album draws influence from his musical heroes Miles Davis & Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Yussef’s extensive travel around the globe that has deepened his study of rhythm.

Honourable features on “Black Classical Music” - Chronixx, Jamilah Barry, Tom Misch, Shabaka Hutchings, Miles James, Sheila Maurice Grey, Nathaniel Cross, Theon Cross and the Chineke! Orchestra, plus Venn.


A1. Black Classical Music ft. Venna & Charlie Stacey
A2. Afro Cubanism 
A3. Raisins Under The Sun ft. Shabaka Hutchings
A4. Rust ft. Tom Misch
A5. Turquoise Galaxy 

B1. The Light ft. Bahia Dayes 
B2. Pon Di Plaza ft. Chronixx
B3. Magnolia Symphony 
B4. Early Dayes 
B5. Chasing The Drum 

C1. Birds Of Paradise 
C2. Gelato 
C3. Marching Band ft. Masego
C4. Crystal Palace Park ft. Elijah Fox
C5. Presidential ft. Jahaan Sweet

D1. Jukebox 
D2. Woman's Touch ft. Jamilah Barry
D3. Tioga Pass ft. Rocco Palladino 
D4. Cowrie Charms ft. Leon Thomas & Barbara Hicks

Brownswood Recordings