Jazz Notes

Jane Bunnett

Jane Bunnett, while she has been nominated twice for a Grammy for best Latin Jazz recording is not a household name on the U.S. music scene. She is, however, one of the foremost jazz musicians in Canada. She is a soprano saxophonist who has built a formidable jazz career around Cuban Music.

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Melissa Aldana

Chilean musician Melissa Aldana has taken center stage as one of the most invigorating and talented saxophonist on the jazz scene today. At only 25 years old her star shines brightly. The daughter of the renowned Chilean sax player Enrique Aldana she is the first...

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Sweet Baby Jai

Sweet Baby J’ai is the Artistic Director of the Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival. She is an award-winning, critically acclaimed vocalist/composer/arranger/writer and educator.

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Perla Batalla

Perla Batalla performed at the 2014 Palm Springs Women Jazz Festival. She is a Mexican-American artist from L.A. She was nominated for a Grammy in 2007 for her highly acclaimed CD Bird on the Wire. She sings in both English and Spanish and mixes her own compositions...

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