Christian McBride Trio with Cécile McLorin Salvant
Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston
February 6, 2015
This incredible double bill pairs the Christian McBride Trio with Cécile McLorin Salvant and her trio. Bassist Christian McBride has been one of the busiest and most important figures in the jazz world for 20 years. Miami born and raised, 24-year old vocalist Salvant has burst onto the jazz scene with astonishing speed since winning the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition three years ago.
“If anyone can extend the lineage of the Big Three — Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald — it is this 23-year-old virtuoso . Ms. Salvant has it all: perfect pitch and enunciation, a playful sense of humor, a rich and varied tonal palette ...” —The New York Times
Sponsored by Donna and Mike Egan