Akua Dixon has been at the forefront of improvising string players since 1973. She is the first cellist to win the Downbeat Critics Poll. A multi laureate of the National Endowment for the Arts in composition and performance, Akua is considered “amongst the treasures of contemporary jazz” (The Star-Ledger).
one of New York’s leading jazz musicians”
The New York Times
“highly imaginative and beautifully textured arrangements
The Washington Post