Melissa Aldana at Home

Watch: Aldana and her three-piece ensemble play a full Visions set at their album release celebration.

Listen: We’ve curated a playlist of Aldana’s album Visions on Spotify. While you listen, read about Aldana and Visions or about the life and legacy of Frida Kahlo, who inspired this project.

Saxophonist Melissa Aldana stands in front of a yellow background with her saxophone in her hands.

Explore: Melissa Aldana is the first woman and first South American to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone competition. Read more about her extraordinary talent in Paste Magazine‘s feature. You can also check out more about women in jazz, including Aldana and CPA friend Maria Schneider, in Vanity Fair‘s piece, ‘Sisters of Swing.’ 

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