Melissa Aldana Quartet
About The Series


Showcasing a quintessentially American art form, Miller Theatre’s Jazz series presents concerts by both...


Melissa Aldana Quartet

Saturday, November 17, 2018, 8pm

Miller Theatre at Columbia University

Saxophonist Melissa Aldana turned heads in 2013 when she became the first female instrumentalist and the first South American to win the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. The Chilean native is one of the most prodigious saxophonists on the scene, and her lively and energetic sound possesses an ambition and tenacity far beyond her years.


  • Melissa Aldana tenor saxophone
  • Sam Harris piano
  • Pablo Menares bass
  • Tommy Crane drums