Cecile McLorin Salvant And Sullivan Fortner The communication between piano and voice often becomes deeply personal. Two rising stars of their instruments prove as much in duet at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
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Cecile McLorin Salvant And Sullivan Fortner

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Cecile McLorin Salvant And Sullivan Fortner

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Ever since the earliest days of jazz music, the pairing of piano and voice has frequently attained a deeply personal level of communication. It's evident in the distinct chemistry between two rising stars of their instruments: pianist Sullivan Fortner and singer C├ęcile McLorin Salvant.

Jazz Night In America gets to know the charming duo on stage at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola and beside a piano in a Harlem brownstone.