Saturday, August 20, 2011|4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Mellisa Aldana Quartet

The Smalls Showcase

Melissa Aldana photo

Melissa Aldana

Tenor Sax

  Feast of Music: “Aldana doesn't play like a competition winner—she plays like a storyteller”. ABC News: “the young tenor with the breezy, accented voice is a hard-toned, ...

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Joseph Lepore photo

Joseph Lepore


  Bassist Joseph Lepore was born in New York and raised in Salerno, Italy when his parents moved the family back to their home country.  Classically trained Lepore graduated ...

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Marcus Gilmore photo

Marcus Gilmore


Marcus Gilmore (born 1986) was inspired by the music of his grandfather, legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes, who gave him his first set of drums at age 10. ...

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