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Melissa Aldana, a saxophone wielding chingona, included among this week's female instrumentalists. Holis King/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Women Are Instrumental To Latin Music

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Cristina Pato Trio performs a Tiny Desk Concert in June 2013. Hayley Bartels/NPR hide caption

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The Cristina Pato Trio: Tiny Desk Concert

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On the new album Migrations, Cristina Pato plays the gaita, a bagpipe from her native region of Galicia in northwest Spain. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Bagpipe-Slinging Spaniard Finds A Home In New York Jazz

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