Melissa Aldana Quartet at Jazz Standard

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Where

Jazz Standard
116 East 27th Street
New York, NY
Map
212-576-2232

When

Thu, January 9, 2020
7:30 pm

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Melissa Aldana
Melissa Aldana

saxophone, tenor

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In the decade since her 2009 graduation from Berklee, the career of Melissa Aldana has gone from strength to strength. In 2010, she released her debut album, Free Fall, released on Greg Osbys Inner Circle Music; in 2013, at age 24, she was the first female musician and the first South American musician to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. Reporting her win, the Washington Post described the tenor saxophonist as representing a new sense of possibility and direction in jazz. Now her 2019 CD, Visions, represents a major fulfillment of that possibility. As jazz journalist Nate Chinen wrote for WBGO: Melissa Aldanahas the elusive ability to balance technical achievement against a rich emotional palette...

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