Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana first picked up the alto, but an encounter with the music of Sonny Rollins led to a switch to tenor. When she was 24, she became the first female—and first South American musician—to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. The Chicago Tribune says, “Aldana stands as an irrepressibly creative phrase-maker, sidestepping cliché at almost every turn.” She’ll bring that irrepressible energy to the intimate space of Club Hancher.
Performances at 6:30 and 9:00 PM.
- Presented By: Hancher Auditorium
- Dates: March 25, 2020
- Address: 141 E Park Rd
- Phone: P: (319) 335-1158
- Time: 6:30 PM
- Price: $10 - 25