Posts Tagged ‘Cecile McLorin Salvant’

DC Jazz Festival Unveils Audacious Lineup for ‘JazzFest at the Yards’ Event

The 12th annual DC Jazz Festival is perhaps its most adventurous yet.

Arts Roundup: Teenage Superstars Edition

Good morning, D.C.! Do you remember this summer's miserable heat and humidity? Between yesterday and today, it's been completely erased from my mind. This fantastic fall weather would be best complimented by a side of Montgomery County-sanctioned skate park and, lucky for those with boundless energy in Takoma Park, they'll have access to a [...]

Cecile McLorin Salvant: 2010 Thelonious Monk Competition Winner

(Update 10/5 7:32 AM: It bears mentioning that I missed the first hour of Sunday's semifinal, which included Salvant's performance for that day. My critique of her singing would surely have been affected if I'd seen her perform twice, as I did Wade and Amie. Caveat emptor.)
Two things to remember:
(1) Singing is perhaps the most [...]