Gifted Haitian-American Jazz Singer Cecile Salvant
Haitian-American Cécile Salvant is a jazz singer, whose emergence onto the music scene has created a stir.
She entered the Thelonious Monk jazz-singing competition and won. Later, Salvant released WomanChild. Her CD contains a pastiche of blues standards and Parisian torch songs.
Salvant has an ability to imbue her phraseology with prisms of color. Musicians love her, crafting arrangements that accentuate her voice. And they look forward to watching her mature into one of the great jazz vocalists.