Leyla McCalla

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    Manman (feat. Rhiannon Giddens)Leyla McCalla
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    Les Plats Sont Tous Mis Sur la Table (feat. Louis Michot)Leyla McCalla
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    Peze Café (feat. Marc Ribot, Louis Michot & Aurora Nealand)Leyla McCalla
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    Little SparrowLeyla McCalla
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    A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the PreyLeyla McCalla

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        Singer, songwriter, arranger, cellist, and multi-instrumentalist Leyla McCalla was born in New York City to Haitian immigrant parents, raised in a New Jersey suburb, and then spent two years in Ghana as a teenager, returning to the U.S. to attend Smith College before moving on to study cello performance and chamber music at New York University. Not afraid to gamble, she relocated to New Orleans after college, intent on busking with her cello in the French Quarter. She fell in lo... Read more

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