Cecile Mclorin Salvant at Samueli Theater
Sat, January 20, 2024
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“Cécile McLorin Salvant has the type of voice that could lead a singer to stop trying, and the fact that she hasn’t—that she’s only working and thinking harder—demonstrates just what a talent she really is.” —Los Angeles Times
To label Cécile McLorin Salvant as simply a Grammy-winning jazz vocalist is an injustice to this musical storyteller. Besides being a multiple Grammy winner, Salvant is a composer, a visual artist, and MacArthur Fellow whose trajectory has moved at warp speed. Since first winning the Thelonious Monk competition in 2010, Salvant has released five acclaimed albums, each one more daring than the previous. ...