Cécile McLorin Salvant

Jun 3, 2022
Cécile McLorin Salvant


Acclaimed as a once-in-a-generation vocalist, Cécile McLorin Salvant is hailed for her “perfect intonation, elastic rhythm and an operatic range” (The New Yorker). Hear this Grammy winner and MacArthur Fellowship honoree in a beguiling concert of songs from jazz, Broadway and cabaret.

Cécile McLorin Salvant
Cécile McLorin Salvant vocals
Alexa Tarantino flute
Sullivan Fortner piano
Marvin Sewell guitar
Yasushi Nakamura bass
Keita Ogawa percussion


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