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'Dreams and Daggers' Cecile McLorin Salvant

Cecile McLorin Salvant
Sep 7, 2017 Updated Sep 12, 2017

Award-winning vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant returns with a new record, featuring both live and studio recordings.


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Cecile McLorian Salvant's career continues to go from strength-to-strength. She picked up a GRAMMY in 2016 for 'Best Jazz Vocal Album' with her record For One To Love, and she's about to drop a new double CD called Dreams and Daggers. The album features a mix of standards and originals, either captured live at the Village Vanguard in New York City with her rhythm section of Aaron Diehl (piano), Paul Sikivie (bass) and Lawrence Leathers (drums) or in the studio alongside the Catalyst string quartet.

Tracks in this feature

1. 'And Yet' (Cecile McLorian Salvant, Paul Sikivie)
2. 'Devil May Care' (D. Dorough, T. P. Kirk Jr.)
3. 'Mad About The Boy' (N. Coward)
4. 'Sam Jones' Blues' (A. Bernard, J. R. Robinson, R. Turk)
5. 'More'; (Cecile McLorian Salvant)
6. 'Never Will I Marry' (F. Loesser)
7. 'Somehow I Never Could Believe' (K. Weill, L. Hughes)
8. 'If A Girl Isn't Pretty' (B. Merrill, J. Styne)
9. 'Red Instead'  (Cecile McLorian Salvant)
10.' Runnin' Wild' (A. H. Gibbs, J. Gray, L. Wood)
11.' The Best Thing For You (Would Be Me)'
12. 'You're My Thrill' (J. Gorney, S. Clare)
13. 'I Didn't Know What Time It Was' (L. Hart, R. Rodgers)
14. 'Tell Me What They're Saying Can't Be True' (B. Johnson)
15. 'Nothing Like You' (B. Dorough)
16. 'You've Got To Give Me Some' (S. Williams)
17. 'The Worm'  (Cecile McLorian Salvant, Paul Sikivie)
18. 'My Man's Gone Now' (D. Heyward, G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin)
19. 'Let's Face The Music And Dance' (I. Berlin)
20. 'Si J'étais Blanche' (B. Falk, H. Varna, L. Lelievre)
21. 'Fascination'  (Cecile McLorian Salvant, Paul Sikivie, Langston Hughes)
22. 'Wild Women Don't Have The Blues' (Trad.)
23. 'You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me' A. Dubin, H. Warren)

CD: Dreams and Daggers by Cecile McLorin Salvant (Mack Avenue MAC 1120); Audio preview available for 1 month after initial feature broadcast.
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Cécile McLorin Salvant (born 1989) is an American jazz vocalist. She was the winner of the first prize in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition in 2010, releasing her first album, Cecile, shortly thereafter. Her second album, WomanChild, was released in 2013 on Mack Avenue Records. In 2014 Salvant was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Salvant won four...

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