Book Yul Emirali as part of a vocal/ piano duo. He works with the superb international jazz vocalist, Helen McDonald

The chances are you will have been wowed by Helen either performing at top events such as The Ealing or Brecon Jazz Festivals, London Jazz Festival, Womad, The Spice of Life, or touring internationally with flautist Keith Waite or Yaaba Funk. She has played with many supreme artists such as the late great Gill Scott-Heron, Roy Ayers, Jean Toussaint and Omar Puento.

Press "... Helen is a brilliant Jazz singer who is rightly regarded as one of the very best of the new generation of Jazz Vocalists... "Alan Cross of the 'BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Helen McDonald (vocals) has been describe by the Jazz publication Straight No Chaser as having an, "outstanding passionate voice."


"Thank you so much for your amazing singing at our Volunteer Awards."   Volunteer Centre Kensington and Chelsea 27th November 2015

"Dear Helen & Yul, Thank you both again for your well received Claudia Jones jazz and blues set and Billie Holiday tribute last Saturday, 22 August 2015." 
Janet Browne (Former Learning Manager - Public Programme) Black Cultural Archives.