Listen: Cécile McLorin Salvant on ‘Sonos Radio Hour’

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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.

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Cécile McLorin Salvant is the guest on the latest episode of Sonos Radio Hour. She talks with host Elia Einhorn about her music and then shares 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 below.

Ghost Song, which was recently nominated for the Edison Jazz Award in the Netherlands for Best International Vocals, 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.

Salvant will lead a week-long residency at Blue Note in New York City September 20–25. For details and tickets on those shows and her other upcoming performances, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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Cécile McLorin Salvant: 'Sonos Radio Hour,' September 2022
  • Wednesday, September 7, 2022
    Listen: Cécile McLorin Salvant on ‘Sonos Radio Hour’

    Cécile McLorin Salvant is the guest on the latest episode of Sonos Radio Hour. She talks with host Elia Einhorn about her music and then shares 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 below.

    Ghost Song, which was recently nominated for the Edison Jazz Award in the Netherlands for Best International Vocals, 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.

    Salvant will lead a week-long residency at Blue Note in New York City September 20–25. For details and tickets on those shows and her other upcoming performances, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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