Chilean Saxophonist Melissa Aldana Cracks the American Scene

Oct 9, 2013

24-year-old Melissa Aldana, the winner of last month's Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition, has been gaining quite a bit of buzz as a result of her talents.  Citing artists like Sonny Rollins as key inspirations, Aldana talks with A Blog Supreme about her experiences as a globe-trotting jazz afficionado. 

Melissa Aldana, 24, took after her father in pursuing jazz saxophone.
Credit Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist