Cécile McLorin Salvant’s Album Struggles With A Newer Archive: Its Own

Salvant has since recorded “Ogres” It has a 13-piece chamber orchestra conducted by Darcy James Debateand plans to release it as an album. He is also working on a feature-length animated film to accompany the music using his own drawings. Salvant grew up surrounded by music in Miami, but was not immediately interested in jazz. …

Cécile McLorin Salvant Debuts and 7 More New Songs

The headline here isn’t that world-class jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant has serious creative appetites that go beyond her so famously discovered American songbook and quirky repertoire. This has been slowly but surely becoming clearer over the past few years. When he instead focuses on his own writing and distances some directly from modern jazz, …