Feminist Jazz Review: In Conversation with ​Angel Bat Dawid

Chicago based composer, clarinetist and pianist, Angel Bat Dawid took the time to speak with me about her new album, The Oracle (International Anthem), which was released on February 8. Dawid’s spiritual collection of music takes you through the watery depths of travel, ancient and ancestral connections, and improvised composition led by the talented multi-instrumentalist.

Feminist Jazz Review: Five Best Records of 2018

There honestly aren’t too many unique ways to say that the end of the year has dawned on us. For Feminist Jazz Review, this “End of the Year” list is cause for new beginnings. It’s also the perfect opportunity to look back and sum up the synthesis that I truly believe that women composers are



In Conversation with Scottie McNiece, Co-Founder of International Anthem Recording Co.

Finding my way to Co-Prosperity Sphere, the headquarters of the local record label on the Southside of Chicago was fated by a number of fortunate incidents that began with my coverage of the 2018 Pitchfork Music Festival. I was able to witness incredible performances by Lauryn Hill, Chaka Khan, Blood Orange, Raphael Saadiq and others,