- Tuesday,November 15,2022nothing
Congratulations to all of the Nonesuch nominees for the 65th Grammy Awards: Molly Tuttle for Best New Artist and Best Bluegrass Album for Crooked Tree with Golden Highway; The Black Keys for Best Rock Album for Dropout Boogie and Best Rock Performance for "Wild Child"; Dan Auerbach for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical; Cécile McLorin Salvant for Best Jazz Vocal Album for Ghost Song and Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals for "Optimistic Voices / No Love Dying"; Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride, and Brian Blade's LongGone for Best Instrumental Album; Brad Mehldau's Jacob's Ladder for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album; Punch Brothers' Hell on Church Street for Best Folk Album; Caroline Shaw & Attacca Quartet's Evergreen for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance; Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder's GET ON BOARD for Best Traditional Blues Album; Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition) for Best Historical Album and Best Album Notes for Bob Mehr; and Astor Piazzolla: The American Clavé Recordings. for Best Album Notes for Fernando González.Journal Topics:
- Wednesday,October 5,2022nothing
Cécile McLorin Salvant’s concert at Salle Poirel in Nancy, France, for the Nancy Jazz Pulsations festival was broadcast live via ARTE. She was joined by guitarist Marvin Sewell, bassist Paul Sikivie, and percussionist Keita Ogawa—all of whom perform on her Nonesuch debut album, Ghost Song—and pianist Glenn Zaleski. You can watch the set here. Salvant was on BBC Radio 4's Kate Bush: The Power of Stranger Things hosted by Ann Powers. She talks about "Wuthering Heights" and why she chose to record it on Ghost Song.
- Monday,September 19,2022nothing
Congratulations to Cécile McLorin Salvant, who has won the Edison Jazz Award in the Netherlands for International Vocal for her Nonesuch debut album, Ghost Song, released earlier this year. Salvant leads a week-long residency at the Blue Note in New York City this week and returns to Europe to tour in October.
- Monday,September 12,2022nothingBig Ears Festival to Feature Devendra Banhart, Sam Gendel, Mary Halvorson, Makaya McCraven, Cécile McLorin Salvant
The Big Ears Festival has announced the line-up for its 10th anniversary running to take place in venues throughout downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, March 30–April 2, 2023, including Devendra Banhart, Sam Gendel, Mary Halvorson, Makaya McCraven, and Cécile McLorin Salvant.Journal Topics:
- Wednesday,September 7,2022nothing
Cécile McLorin Salvant is on Sonos Radio Hour to talk with host Elia Einhorn about her music and share a guest set of tracks she’s been listening to. Einhorn says: “Her breathtaking new album Ghost Song showcases her singular ability to blend everything from modern pop, vaudeville, blues and baroque into a groundbreaking take on jazz.” You can hear their conversation and Salvant’s eclectic selection of songs here.
- Tuesday,August 30,2022nothing
Cécile McLorin Salvant was on BBC World Service’s Music Life with fellow musicians Otura Mun, Matthew Halsall, and Maria Chiara Argiró to discuss how the weight of history can alter their own creations and the role of competitiveness in the creative process. You can hear it here. Salvant and her Nonesuch debut album, Ghost Song, have just been nominated for the Edison Jazz Award in the Netherlands for Best International Vocals.
- Monday,June 27,2022nothingSFJAZZ 2022–23 Season to Include Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Laurie Anderson, Mariza
SFJAZZ has announced its 2022–23 concert season including performances from Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman, Christian McBride, Brian Blade, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Laurie Anderson, and Mariza. This marks the 10th anniversary season of the SFJAZZ Center and the 40th anniversary of the organization.
- Wednesday,June 8,2022nothingKoerner Hall 2022–23 Season to Include Tigran Hamasyan, Kronos Quartet, Punch Brothers, Jeremy Denk, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Joshua Redman
The Royal Conservatory of Music’s Koerner Hall in Toronto has announced its 2022–23 concert season, including performances from Nonesuch artists Tigran Hamasyan, Kronos Quartet, Punch Brothers, Jeremy Denk, Cécile McLorin Salvant, and Joshua Redman.
- Thursday,May 12,2022nothing
Cécile McLorin Salvant has released a video of her performing Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, and Herbert Stothart's "Optimistic Voices" and Gregory Porter's "No Love Dying," from her Nonesuch debut album, Ghost Song, with Sullivan Fortner on piano, Marvin Sewell on guitar, Alexa Tarantino on flute, and Keita Ogawa on percussion. You can watch it below. Salvant and the band will give the New York premiere performance of Ghost Song in two shows at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater tonight and on Friday. Tonight's performance will also stream live and will be available on demand through May 18.
- Tuesday,May 3,2022nothing
Congratulations to Cécile McLorin Salvant and Mary Halvorson, who have won the Jazz Journalists Association's 2022 JJA Jazz Awards: Salvant as Female Vocalist of the Year and Halvorson as Guitarist of the Year. Kudos also to Christian McBride, who has been named Bassist of the Year.
- Monday,April 18,2022nothing
The Jazz Journalists Association has announced the nominees for the 2022 JJA Jazz Awards, including Rhiannon Giddens (for Banjo), Cécile McLorin Salvant (Female Vocalist of the Year), Mary Halvorson (Guitarist, Duo of the Year), and International Anthem (Record Label of the Year).
- Friday,March 4,2022nothing
Singer/songwriter Cécile McLorin Salvant's Nonesuch debut album, Ghost Song, is out now. The New York Times calls it "her most revealing and rewarding album yet." Uncut says she is "one of the most daring and resourceful vocalists in jazz—or any other genre, for that matter." The Arts Desk exclaims: "The treasure trove of marvels that is Ghost Song exceeds all expectations." Nonesuch Store LP and CD orders include an exclusive signed artwork by Salvant while they last. Salvant has a solo art exhibition at Picture Room in Brooklyn opening tonight, heads out on tour in Europe next week, and will play two nights at Jazz at Lincoln Center in May.
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