Authentic Early Jazz from a 23-year-old "Woman Child"

Jun 5, 2013
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Cecile McLorin Salvant recreates the sound of early jazz on her new album "WomanChild".

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Jazz musicians Cecile McLorin Salvant and Aaron Diehl, both in their 20s, have already racked up major industry prizes. But they took radically different paths to get there. Diehl, a Juilliard-trained piano player, was performing church hymns at Mass from age 8. He says he was "that weird, nerdy kid" who loved classical music growing up.

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