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'WomanChild' Cecile McLorin Salvant

Cecile McLorin Salvant
Jun 28, 2013 Updated Jul 12, 2013

A mature release from Cecile, who tips her hat to the past while injecting a new voice into the scene.

Tracks on the album

1. 'St. Louis Gal'
2. 'I Didn't Know What Time It Was'
3. 'Nobody'
4. 'Womanchild'
5. 'Le Front Cache Sur Tes Genoux'
6. 'Prelude/There's a Lull in My Life'
7. 'You Bring out the Savage in Me'
8. 'Baby Have Pity on Me'
9. 'John Henry'
10. 'Jitterbug Waltz'
11. 'What a Little Moonlight Can Do'
12. 'Deep Dark Blue'

In the band

Cecile McLorin Salvant; vocals
Aaron Diehl; piano
Rodney Whitaker; bass
Herlin Riley; drums
James Chirillo; guitar, banjo

CD: WomanChild (Mack Avenue Records)

Hear an interview with Cecile McLorin Salvant on WBGO here.

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C├ęcile 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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