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Cecile McLorin Salvant

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Cécile McLorin Salvant is an American jazz vocalist. She was born in was born and raised in Miami, Florida; her mother was French and her father was Haitian. Salvant studied piano as a child, and began singing in the Miami Choral Society at age 8. She studied voice with Edward Walker, a voice instructor at the University of Miami. In 2007, Salvant moved to Aix-en-Provence, France, where she studied law and classical and baroque voice at the Darius Milhaud Conservatory. There, she began learning about improvisation, and sang with her first band. In 2009, after a series of concerts in Paris, she recorded her first album Cécile, with Jean-François Bonnel's Paris Quintet. Salvant records for the Detroit-based Mack Avenue Records label. In 2010, Salvant won the Thelonious Monk competition. Her 2014 album WomanChild was nominated for the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Salvant won four awards in the 2014 Downbeat critics' poll: Jazz Album of the Year, Female...

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  • WomanChild
  • Woman Child, 2013

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