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Cecile McLorin Salvant

C├ęcile McLorin Salvant was born and raised in Miami, Florida of a French mother and a Haitian father. She started classical piano studies at 5, and began singing in the Miami Choral Society at 8. Early on, she developed an interest in classical voice, began studying with private instructors, and later with Edward Walker, vocal teacher at the University of Miami.

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Chicago Jazz Festival Media Credentials / Press Images

Media requesting credentials to cover the Chicago Jazz Festival must submit requests in advance of the event, no later than two weeks prior to the start of the festival.

Submit requests on media letterhead via fax (312.744.8523) or regular mail: Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60602.

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Dave Holland

Contrary to popular depictions, evolution has never moved in a straight line. Nature is in a continual process of transformation, moving along myriad pathways of adaptation, refinement, experimentation, and discovery, creating new and staggeringly diverse objects of beauty and wonder along the way. Over the course of a nearly five-decade career, bassist/composer Dave Holland has exemplified that evolutionary process in musical form, reinventing his concept and approach with each new project while constantly honing his instantly identifiable voice.

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  • Festival Performance Date Saturday, August 30, 2014
  • Festival Performance Time 8:30 pm
  • Festival Performance Location / Address Millennium Park - Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601
  • Instrument Bass
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