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Cover: Drummer Antonio Sánchez and singer Thana Alexa are a married couple whose professional lives are intertwined. Alexa is the vocalist in Migration, an acclaimed band led by Sánchez. Alexa’s new album, ONA, was co-produced by Sánchez. The disc—featuring contributions from violinist Regina Carter and vocalist Claudia Acuña—was inspired by Alexa’s feelings regarding equality and gender issues. DownBeat sits down with these two gifted musicians to explore their lives as bandleaders and frequent collaborators.