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Cecile McLorin SalvantMusic
Presented by Irvine Barclay Theatre
Friday, April 20, 2018
Cécile McLorin Salvant has become one of the most celebrated young vocalists in jazz, moving audiences around the world with her expressive style and masterful vocal technique. Her new album, For One to Love, won the 2016 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Cécile sings with a soulful expression that inhabits the songs the way an actress embodies a character. With elegance, poise and boundless soul and sensuality, she is quickly becoming a leader of her generation by inspiring a new audience to discover the joy of jazz.
“If anyone can extend the lineage of the Big Three - Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald - it is this virtuoso.” - The New York Times