Friday, December 13, 2013

Cecile McLorin's Excellent Adventure Continues!

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Vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant Celebrates
a Landmark Year Following the Release of her
Critically Acclaimed Debut Recording, WomanChild
 
Grammy® Award Nominated for "Best Jazz Vocal Album"
'Best Vocal Album of the Year' by the Académie du Jazz
and Winner of France's Coup de Coeur Révélation Award
 
Winner of Multiple New York City Jazz Record's
"Best of 2013" Awards Including: Musicians of the Year,
Albums of the Year, Concerts of the Year,
Best New Releases, and Best Vocal Releases -
Look for Full Results in January 2014 Issue
 

"Razor-sharp elocution, big personality and classy piano-quartet backing mark this debut from vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant. And she can sing in French!" - Variety

"If anyone can extend the lineage of the Big Three - Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan,
and Ella Fitzgerald - it is this 23-year-old virtuoso..." - The New York Times

"Every artist has his or her limitations. With Cécile McLorin Salvant,
it's hard to know what those are." - The Boston Globe

"...few jazz debuts by singers or instrumentalists make this big a splash...
Salvant doesn't need to try to knock us out. We're already knocked out."

Cécile McLorin Salvant:
Cécile McLorin Salvant: "If This Isn't Love" Live On WNYC Soundcheck
"There is a sexy swagger in her voice as she finesses these old chestnuts,
breathing fresh life into songs that were composed and sung long before she
was born... Cécile McLorin Salvant creates illusions in her singing by getting inside her song the way an actress gets inside a role." - San Diego County News
 
"A star is born...a bona-fide jazz star on the rise." - New York Daily News
 
"...among the most promising jazz singers of [her] generation..."
 
Cécile McLorin Salvant on Later with Jools Holland
Cécile McLorin Salvant on Later with Jools Holland
 
"Salvant is a singer so eclectic and multifaceted that it's easy for her to impress
listeners as being a kind of one-woman continuation of the highest tradition of jazz singing... An exciting disc in quite a few ways." - The Buffalo News
 
"She's the latest answer to the question of what jazz has to do with you."
 
"WomanChild is destined to turn heads..." - CBC Music
 
"Salvant tackles the music of the past with an authority unusual
in a performer so young." - The Washington Post
 
Cécile McLorin Salvant:
Cécile McLorin Salvant: "Poor Butterfly" on Feelin' Good at JAZZ
   
 
Upcoming Cécile McLorin Salvant U.S. Performances:
  
* Dec. 12 - 14, 2013 / Jazz at Lincoln Center - Rose Hall / New York, NY
* Dec. 15, 2013 / Staller Center for the Arts / Stony Brook, NY
* Dec. 17, 2013 / Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall / Sarasota, FL
* Dec. 18, 2013 / The Philharmonic Center for the Arts - Hayes Hall / Naples, FL
* Dec. 19, 2013 / Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts,
Dreyfoos Hall / West Palm Beach, FL
* Dec. 20, 2013 / The Adrienne Arsht Center Knight Concert Hall / Miami, FL
Jan. 9, 2014 / Lycée Français de New York / New York, NY
Feb. 8, 2014 / Temple Theater (guest w/ Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra) / Sanford, NC
Feb. 13, 2014 / SFJAZZ Center, Miner Hall / San Francisco, CA
Feb. 14, 2014 / Bing Concert Hall / Stanford, CA
Feb. 15, 2014 / Kuumbwa Jazz Center / Santa Cruz, CA
Feb. 17, 2014 / Catalina's Bar and Grill / Los Angeles, CA
Feb. 18 & 19, 2014 / Jazz Alley / Seattle, WA
Feb. 21, 2014 / Jaqua Concert Hall / Eugene, OR
Feb. 22, 2014 / Portland Jazz Festival / Portland, OR
Feb. 28 - March 1, 2014 / Jazz at Lincoln Center, Rose Hall / New York, NY
March 7, 2014 / Jazz Kitchen / Indianapolis, IN
March 8, 2014 / Space / Evanston, IL
March 9, 2014 / Dakota Jazz Club / Minneapolis, MN
March 27, 2014 / Charles H. Morris Center / Savannah, GA
March 28, 2014 / YMCA Boulton Center / Bay Shore, NY
April 4, 2014 / Montpelier Arts Center / Laurel, MD
April 6, 2014 / Pollock Center for the Performing Arts / Camp Hill, PA
April 5, 2014 / Jazz for Juvenile Diabetes / West Hartford, CT
April 12, 2014 / Colony Theater / Miami Beach, FL
April 26, 2014 / Albert-Knox Art Gallery / Buffalo, NY

* - Featured Vocalist on the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Holiday Tour
  
 
Cécile McLorin Salvant  ·  WomanChild
Mack Avenue Records  ·  Release Date: May 28, 2013
 
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