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Monika Herzig's Sheroes
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Jazz Caliente observes Mother's Day this Saturday with a focus on women instrumentalists, bandleaders and a couple of all-women bands.  Here's a sample.

Percussionist Mayra Casales at Chicago's Auditorium Theater, 2016
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Mayra Casales is recognized as a powerful and versatile percussionist, and she's certainly done her share of advocating for women in music. Let's get to know our Jazz Caliente Rhythm Maker No. 14!