Cécile Mclorin Salvant & The Aaron Diehl Trio

She was born and raised in Miami. He began studying classical piano at five years, and choral singing at eight
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Cécile Mclorin Salvant & The Aaron Diehl Trio

She was born and raised in Miami. He began studying classical piano at five years, and choral singing at eight. He soon became interested in opera singing and began studying with private teachers and later with Edward Walker, professor at the University of Miami.

In 2007, Cécile traveled to Aix-en-Provence to study law, and Baroque opera singing at the Conservatoire Darius Milhaud. In Aix, teacher and musician Jean-François Bonnel discovered her improvisation, instrumental and vocal jazz. In 2009, after a series of concerts in Paris, he recorded his first album, "Cécile" with the Jean-François Bonnel Paris Quintet. A year later, he won the Thelonious Monk contest before a jury of outstanding artists such as Al Jarreau, Diane Reeves, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling and Patti Austin in Washington DC. She has also studied at the New School in Manhattan with Jane Ira Bloom, Bill Krichner Hugo Goldenzweig and Amy Burton. Cécile performs little known recorded songs and trying to give value to their theatrical appearance. Her popularity has increased in Europe and the United States, where it operates in clubs, concert halls and festivals with known musicians as Dan Nimmer, Jonathan Batiste or Jacky Terrasson. She debuted with the latter in Spain in 2013 Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival, being without doubt the winner of the Festival. Wynton Marsalis invited her to sing with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. With their first album "Child Woman" has got a nomination for a Grammy. Cécile managed to sell out, it was the first who managed to put the sign "no entries "in the XXI Century Jazz.