Chris Becker is a writer and editor, with more than a decade of experience covering music, art, literature, entrepreneurship, and economics. His work has been published in a variety of print and online publications, including the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Jazz in M.E.E., Modern Jazz Today, AllAboutJazz, Sequenza 21, Houston Press, and Culturemap Houston. Becker is also the author of the critically acclaimed book Freedom of Expression: Interviews With Women in Jazz, a collection of his interviews with 37 women musicians of all ages, nationalities, and races, who represent nearly every style of jazz one can imagine. As a composer, Becker has created music for dance, experimental video, and mixed-media installations. His most recent collaborations have shown at the Dance On Camera Film Festival at Lincoln Center, Fashion Art Toronto, and the Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston.