Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival
November 2-5, 2017
Melissa Aldana is the only woman to win the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. She is part of a new generation of young female jazz artists that are being called “the new face of jazz music.” has received raves from the likes of the New York Times saying, “…she’s coolly formidable….”, and JazzTimes wrote, “Jazz’s Next Tenor Sax Great. In focus, in control, deeply determined yet accessible.
International Chilean singer/songwriter/arranger Claudia Acuña possesses one of the most beautiful and compelling voices in jazz and creative music.