Cécile McLorin Salvant

Cécile McLorin Salvant



Cécile McLorin Salvant (born August 28, 1989)[1] is an American jazz vocalist.[2][3][4] She was the winner of the first prize in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition in 2010,[5] releasing her first album, Cécile, shortly thereafter. Her second album, WomanChild, was released in 2013 on Mack Avenue Records, receiving a 2014 Grammy Award nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Salvant won four categories in the 2014 Down Beat Critics Poll: Jazz Album of the Year, Female Vocalist, Rising Star–Jazz Artist, and Rising Star–Female Vocalist.[6] Her third album, For One to Love, was released on September 5, 2015, to critical acclaim from the New York Times, The Guardian, and Los Angeles Times.[7][8][9] It won her the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 2016.



Dreams and Daggers
Dreams and Daggers is an album by musical artist Cécile McLorin Salvant, released on September 29, 2017.
Mad About the Boy
Mad About the Boy is a song by musical artist Cécile McLorin Salvant, released on September 5, 2017.
Sam Jones' Blues
Sam Jones' Blues is a song by musical artist Cécile McLorin Salvant, released on August 7, 2017.
You're My Thrill
You're My Thrill is a song by musical artist Cécile McLorin Salvant, released on July 10, 2017.

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The Marvel of Cécile McLorin Salvant
  –  December 26, 2017
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The 2017 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll
  –  December 20, 2017
Cecile McLorin Salvant again won in Vocal, as she did in 2013 and '15, and Miguel Zenón won in Latin, as he did in 2009 and '11. The winner in Debut, where there can be no repeaters, was Jaimie Branch, a fiery trumpeter recently transplanted from Chicago ...
Mid-Hudson Calendar of Events: Dec. 16 and 17, 2017
  –  December 15, 2017
High Falls Café, 12 Stone Dock Road, High Falls. (845) 687-2699. Concert: 3 p.m. Bard Fisher Center presents a Special Holiday Jazz Event: Cecile McLorin Salvant with Sullivan Fortner on piano. 30 Campus Road, Annandale-on-Hudson. Tickets: $25-65 can be ...
The Best Jazz Albums of 2017
  –  December 15, 2017
Among the favorites: Vijay Iyer, Wadada Leo Smith, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Jason Moran, and William Parker. Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images, Jimmy Katz, Mark Fitton, jasonmoran.com, williamparker.net. Even as the world goes ...
The Best Live Jazz Performances of 2017
  –  December 14, 2017
VIJAY IYER SEXTET, JOANNE BRACKEEN, CECILE MCLORIN SALVANT Newport Jazz Festival, Aug. 4-5 Mr. McBride’s first year in charge of booking the Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island was more or less an unqualified success. Here are some highlights I didn ...
Cecile McLorin Salvant At Yale
  –  November 25, 2017
Cécile McLorin Salvant is a powerful, brilliant and inspired jazz singer. She has a lovely, rich voice with impressive control and extraordinary restraint. She can do breathy whispers and forceful blasts with bluesy slurs and bright accents. Salvant has ...
Cecile McLorin Salvant wows for Sheldon return
  –  November 22, 2017
From the moment Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Cecile McLorin Salvant opened her mouth and the trio of musicians began to play Saturday night, it was as if the entire crowd at the Sheldon was in a time machine. They were transported to a time before the ...


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