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Angel Bat Dawid

Angel Bat Dawid is a Black American Composer, Improviser, Clarinetist, Pianist, Vocalist & DJ. In 2018 Angel composed Song of Solomon: A Cosmic Space Opera that was performed by prominent free jazz musicians in Chicago. Her critically acclaimed Album " The Oracle”, released by Chicago label International Anthem was created entirely alone- performing, overdubbing & mixing all instruments & voices by herself- recorded using only her cell phone in various locations, from London UK to Cape Town RSA. In the fall of 2019, she composed and premiered “Requiem for Jazz" at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival, and in 2020 composed “Peace: A Suite for Skylanding” commissioned by the Art Institute of Chicago for Yoko Ono’s outdoor Skylanding Installation. Angel tours internationally with her septet "Tha Brothahood" and released their album LIVE making NPR’s best of 2020 list. She also leads the all-woman trio Sistazz of the Nitty Gritty, and has released the album “Message from the DAOUI'' with electronic artist Oui Ennui as the duo DAOUI. Angel performs clarinet in Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble and hosts a monthly music show on NTS Radio.

Music is a language, you see, a universal language. -Sun Ra