Listen to This. Leyla McCalla Sings in Haitian Creole, French, and English in ‘A Day for the Hunter.’

Leyla McCalla

From playing her cello on the streets of New York City to her latest release, which is also garnering mountains of praise and critical acclaim, Leyla McCalla has come a long way.

The New Orleans based artist, who is of Haitian descent, pays homage to her culture and her artistic influences on A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey.

Interviews. Folk Music Talent Leyla McCalla on Motherhood.

I recently chatted with folk music extraordinaire Leyla McCalla. In the interview we talked about a range of topics varying from motherhood to balancing her busy life. Andrea: 2014 was a big year for you in so many ways.