• Melissa Aldana Quartet

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    Name: Melissa Aldana Quartet
    Date: November 14, 2019
    Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
    Event Description:
    Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana was the first female musician and the first South American musician to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. Reporting on her win, the Washington Post described Aldana as representing "a new sense of possibility and direction in jazz.” As our Billy Taylor Jazz Residency artist for 2019-20, Aldana will spend three days in western Massachusetts connecting with students and communities to share her music and stories. Pre-performance talk in the auditorium at 6:30 p.m.
    Location:
    Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall, UMass Amherst
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, November 14, 7:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Fine Arts Center Box Office: 413-545-2511
    Fees/Admission:
    $20-$35; Five College Students and Youth 17 & Under: $10
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