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After a decade of accompanying, composing and writing for others, daoud decided to set off on his own path.

daoud has forged a reputation as the ugly duckling of a new scene blending jazz with hip-hop, r’n’b and electronic inspirations. The Franco-Moroccan trumpeter draws on absurdism and a sense of inadequacy to create compositions that are sure to upset purists.

Winners of the Jazz ConneXion 2022 springboard competition, the group has already performed at the Festival Jazz Au Phare, Jazz sur son 31, La Rochelle Jazz, Jazz sur Seine, the Montreal Jazz Festival, opening acts for Erik Truffaz, Ibrahim Maalouf and Lakecia Benjamin, as well as in legendary venues in France and abroad, and a debut album is due in early 2024.