Jessica Dodge-Overstreet is a classical saxophonist and music theorist from Nevada. She has performed as a soloist across the United States as well as internationally in Canada, France, and Russia. Dodge passionately performs both works by living composers and transcriptions of works from before the saxophone was a standard solo voice. She has had a part in commissioning or premiering works by David Biedenbender, Viet Cuong, Mark Ford, Jenni Watson, and many others. In addition to this, her performance and research focuses on analyzing the works of historically underrepresented composers, like those included in this project. She holds a B.M. in saxophone performance from the University of North Texas, an M.M. from the University of Oregon, and a D.M.A. from Arizona State University.