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From Esperanza’ newest disk, “Radio” this video is daring and relevant in its subject matter. You can’t hide who you are and live a lie. Likewise, we really don’t control whom we fall in love with. I applaud this video!
Whoops! I’m late. I wrote this back in January but I forgot to post this. My best jazz albums from the past year was pretty straightforward for me. Some could easily cross-over into other categories that was a challenge. All of my best’s … Continue reading
2011 is going to a BIG year for concert tours! Prince and Sade, all I can say is: “I have started saving my money for tickets to BOTH shows!” Prince To Kick Off Welcome 2 America Tour In December – … Continue reading
This is from her newest CD, Chamber Music. Chamber Music is a one of the best jazz album’s this year. In this song, Esperanza took a poem from William Blake and set it to music and reinvented it.
If you have read this blog for a time you know how I absolutely love the music of Esperanza Spalding. This is a fantastic interview by Jozen Cummings of the Root. Download or purchase The Chamber Society today. Jazz Bassist … Continue reading
Good Morning!!! I have written about this young lady before. If you have not heard her on your local jazz station or on the BET Awards you are really missing out, until today. Her sound is fresh and vibrant. How … Continue reading
If you are into jazz or even if you are not, you have to pick up this lady’s new CD. If you’re not into jazz listening to Esperanza Spalding certainly will get you into jazz. I had posted one of … Continue reading
This young woman is an up & comer in the jazz world. I discovered her music late last year. This is her performance at The White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and Spoken Word in May, 2009.