A young jazz star with an old soul, Cécile McLorin Salvant is among the most exciting singers of her generation. Credited with carrying on the legacy of legends like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, she commands a prodigious array of talents: "perfect pitch and enunciation, a playful sense of humor, a rich and varied tonal palette, a supple sense of swing, exquisite taste in songs and phrasing, and a deep connection to lyrics" (The New York Times). Her repertoire includes familiar jazz standards, forgotten folk songs, and rare blues tunes, plus her own unique compositions.

The running time is expected to be approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes with no intermission.

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Pre-performance Talk
Wed, Feb 7, 2018, 7pm
Zellerbach Hall
With Melanie Berzon, KCSM Jazz 91. Free to ticket holders.

Major support for public programs provided by Bank of America.


Cecile McLorin Salvant — "Wives and Lovers" [Official Video]

Cecile McLorin Salvant — "Look At Me" [Official Video]

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Program notes are available online. [PDF]

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