"Cécile McLorin Salvant, the finest jazz singer to emerge in the last decade, combines the rigorous sensitivities of an artist with the wary calculation of a critic." —New York Times
"Arguably the leader in a resurgent scene of fully modern jazz singers." —Pitchfork
The world first learned of the incredible vocal artistry of Cécile McLorin Salvant when she won the prestigious 2010 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. In just under a decade, she has evolved from a darling of jazz critics and fans to a multiple Grammy Award winner to a prescient and fearless voice in music today. Salvant is a singer whose unique style demonstrates a keen sense of the history of jazz and American music. Among her peers she is unique in the breadth and depth of her repertoire.