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, Cecile, 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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Spotify - Albums & Singles14


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Cecile McLorin Salvant - 'Dreams and Daggers: Live at The Village Vanguard'
  –  October 4, 2017
With the release of her last album For One To Love, Salvant put the focus on her pen, with almost half of the tracks being original compositions. Light, emotionally resonant Salvant-written pleas like "Look at Me" and "Left Over" were juxtaposed by the ...
Cécile McLorin Salvant review: A jazz singer in the best tradition
  –  October 2, 2017
With her playful nightclub demeanour, velvety feminine voice and classic songbook repertoire, Cecile McLorin Salvant may sound like something out of the 1950s, but, rather than imitating the singers of the past – there are certainly traces of Holiday ...
The Playlist: Hear Beyoncé Join ‘Mi Gente,’ Plus 9 More New Songs
  –  October 2, 2017
GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO Cecile McLorin Salvant, ‘If a Girl Isn’t Pretty’ On her new album, “Dreams and Daggers,” Ms. Salvant continues her mission of turning up America’s unseemly soil. Most often, she does it by combing through the expurgated ...
Cécile McLorin Salvant Soars at the Village Vanguard
  –  September 25, 2017
Last September, as Cécile McLorin Salvant prepared to take the stage of the Village Vanguard with her trio for the last night in a vaunted Tuesday-through-Sunday run at the jazz mecca, her drummer, Lawrence Leathers, gave a pep talk. By Salvant’s own ...
Keys And Strings Hour (Dizzy Gillespie Tunes) + New Music
  –  September 25, 2017
New music for April will include the debut live recording of the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, the SF Jazz Collective performing the music of Michael Jackson, vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant, the Steve Kuhn Trio, the East-West Trumpet Summit, newly ...
New music from Ibeyi, Cécile McLorin Salvant and Benjamin Clementine
  –  September 20, 2017
Every week we get the latest new music. This week music journalist Steve Hochman stops by with his review. And there’s a French Connection through the Reviewsday picks this week, with the group Ibeyi and the individual musicians Cécile McLorin Salvant ...
Cécile McLorin Salvant seeks to spread jazz to new generations
  –  September 7, 2017
Grammy Award-winning and highly touted jazz artist Cécile McLorin Salvant will kick off the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State’s new season on Sept. 14. Audiences familiar with McLorin Salvant’s work already know to expect a unique ...
Cécile McLorin Salvant looks for the contradictions in jazz
  –  August 23, 2017
It might seem strange for a very young woman, growing up thousands of miles away from jazz capitals like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, to be singing standards from the years before World War II. But Cécile McLorin Salvant, perhaps the brightest star ...


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