Melissa Aldana

Jazz Survey: Chordless Drills – A Listener’s Guide to the Saxophone Trio

November 3, 2020
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Here is a personal selection of recordings in the saxophone trio format. These linear collaborations have been part of the jazz scene for at least seventy years now. The results are almost always illuminating and exhilarating, and a review of them offers a miniature history of saxophone styles.

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Jazz Concert Review: A Third Report from the 40th Montreal Jazz Festival —  Harmony Amidst Chaos

July 13, 2019
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This year’s Montreal Jazz Festival Festival would have been more successful had it not been for all the construction ripping apart the city.

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