ANFTD #63: Roxy Coss

This month’s episode visits Roxy Coss, composer, saxophonist, and activist. Roxy talks with Dave about her composing, her background and her activism, both its origins and recent developments as director of Women In Jazz Organization. Roxy also talks about other organizations doing the work of improving conditions for women in jazz. She mentions Key Change, Institute for Gender and Jazz Justice and El Paso Jazz Girls, as well as talking about the how and why of her championing of women’s empowerment in music and jazz. Listen to the music and hear the conversation here.


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Edited by Geoffrey Countryman