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Jazzy Sundays: Cécile McLorin Salvant

today May 26, 2024my_locationDiscovery Green


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Cécile McLorin Salvant, is a composer, singer, and visual artist. Salvant has developed a passion for storytelling and finding the connections between vaudeville, blues, theater, jazz, baroque and folkloric music. Salvant is an eclectic curator, unearthing rarely recorded, forgotten songs with strong narratives, interesting power dynamics, unexpected twists, and humor.

Salvant won the Thelonious Monk competition in 2010. She has received three consecutive Grammy Awards for Best Jazz Vocal Album for “The Window”, “Dreams and Daggers”, and “For One To Love”, and was nominated for the award in 2014 for her album “WomanChild”.

In 2020, Salvant received the MacArthur fellowship and the Doris Duke Artist Award. Nonesuch Records released “Ghost Song” in March 2022, and has since gone onto receive two Grammy Nominations as well as appearing on a number of year end best lists for 2022.


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Begin May 26, 2024 H 5:00 pm
End May 26, 2024 H 7:00 pm
Location Discovery Green
Address 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010
Link https://www.discoverygreen.com/event/jazzy-sundays-cecile-mclorin-salvant/
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