Anaiet Soul


Anaiet Soul is a protean musician, composer, vocalist from Chicago, Illinois. At the age of six, Anaiet’s desire to pursue creativity manifested and she took to piano as her primary instrument, learning to play by ear, and later learning to read music and picking up her second instrument in her family church’s orchestra. Having attended the Chicago Highschool for the Arts in 2014, Anaiet underwent classical and jazz piano training, studying with the late and great Willie Pickens at the Ravinia Jazz Mentor Program, Steve Million at Merit School of Music, and the world renowned pianist Geo Cooper. Anaiet has toured with Manual Cinema’s “No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks” (2019), became a staple in Sistazz of the Nitty Gritty with Angel Bat Dawid and shortly thereafter opened for the Sun Ra Arkestra at the Summerstage Central Park Jazz Fest (2022), was a featured artist at Fulcrum Point’s Tribute to the AAMOA (2022), and headlined their very first show at The Hideout in Chicago (2022). Since then Anaiet has remained an established freelance musician in Chicago’s bustling music scene, establishing themself as a solo artist and playing with a variety of acts,artists and productions, such as Force!: An Opera,the John Wesley Experience, Khaliyah X, Debbie-Marie Brown,Senite and others.