REVIEW: JoVia Armstrong, ‘The Antidote Suite’ (Black Earth Music)

Percussionist and composer JoVia Armstrong, a Detroit native, matured as an artist on the fertile Chicago music scene. She has performed with musicians as varied as flutist Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble and Malian singer Babani Koné, as well as with the genre-defying JC Brooks Band.  Armstrong brings this versatility to her captivating debut, The

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