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Cécile McLorin Salvant

A profile of the Grammy Award-winning jazz singer and songwriter Cécile McLorin Salvant for The Last Magazine.

CÉCILE MCLORIN SALVANT - The Last Magazine

A profile of the Grammy Award-winning jazz singer and songwriter Cécile McLorin Salvant for The Last Magazine.

“I was like, ‘This is crazy, I need to sing it!’” gleefully explains McLorin Salvant. “Listen, I like to laugh. I like to just make fun of these things,” she says. “There is just a really interesting history behind it of appropriation and reappropriation.”

 Photography by Hector Perez, wearing her own clothes

Photography by Hector Perez, wearing her own clothes

 Photography by Hector Perez, wearing her own clothes

Photography by Hector Perez, wearing her own clothes