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Cécile McLorin Salvant's repertoire includes jazz standards, forgotten old songs, show tunes and originals. Mark Fitton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jazz Singer Cécile McLorin Salvant Doesn't Want To Sound 'Clean And Pretty'

McLorin Salvant first studied classical voice, but turned to jazz because it offered her more range. "In jazz, I felt I could sing these deep, husky lows," she tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross.

Cécile McLorin Salvant's repertoire includes jazz standards, forgotten old songs, show tunes and originals. Mark Fitton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jazz Singer Cécile McLorin Salvant Doesn't Want To Sound 'Clean And Pretty'

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French writer Pascal Garner, who died in 2010, wrote more than 30 children's books. Gallic Books hide caption

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Brief And Brisk, The Newly Translated 'Boxes' Is An Existential Pleasure

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