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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. 

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Cécile McLorin Salvant was on a recent episode of 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 their conversation via Spotify and Apple Podcasts below.

Salvant and her Nonesuch debut album, Ghost Song, have just been nominated for the Edison Jazz Award in the Netherlands for Best International Vocals. Winners will be announced on September 19.

Ghost Song features a diverse mix of seven originals and five interpretations on the themes of ghosts, nostalgia, and yearning. 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." You can hear the album and get it here. Nonesuch Store LP and CD orders include an exclusive, limited edition signed artwork by Salvant while they last.

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Cécile McLorin Salvant: BBC World Services, 'Music Life,' August 2022
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    Listen: Cécile McLorin Salvant on BBC World Service's 'Music Life'
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    Cécile McLorin Salvant was on a recent episode of 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 their conversation via Spotify and Apple Podcasts below.

    Salvant and her Nonesuch debut album, Ghost Song, have just been nominated for the Edison Jazz Award in the Netherlands for Best International Vocals. Winners will be announced on September 19.

    Ghost Song features a diverse mix of seven originals and five interpretations on the themes of ghosts, nostalgia, and yearning. 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." You can hear the album and get it here. Nonesuch Store LP and CD orders include an exclusive, limited edition signed artwork by Salvant while they last.

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