Dreams and Daggers

Author or Artist

Cécile McLorin Salvant
Dreams and Daggers

Summary

Per the New York Times' Stephen Holden, "Can one astoundingly gifted singer revive a beloved but dormant jazz vocal tradition? They say it takes only one to start a movement. As Cécile McLorin Salvant spun songs into a brilliant silk tapestry at the Allen Room on Saturday evening, I thought, "Here she is." If anyone can extend the lineage of the Big Three - Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald - it is this 23-year-old virtuoso."