To hear this performance properly. you must do a bit more work than you might do ordinarily . . . but great art deserves such work.
Cécile McLorin Salvant
The disc mixes classics and originals in a set of tunes perfect for late-night reveries or for anytime sojourns to a place of unhurried passion.
The recital of this remarkably self-aware singer was a series of highly literate and musically satisfying mini-dramas.
Cécile McLorin Salvant understands that she is heroic.
When it comes to jazz, you can be pretty confident that when you put excellent players together — whether they know each other or not — something very good will happen. And it did.
The Window contains an inspired pairing — between singer Cécile McLorin Salvant and pianist-organist Sullivan Fortner.
Three jazz singers go outside of the Great American Songbook — with entrancing results.
The New Orleans JazzFest is made for omnivorous gluttons, which makes it a perfect complement to the region’s cuisine.