Esperanza Spalding
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
News // 5 Articles
//Columns

The '80s Jazz Fads Return!
11 Mar 2015 // 8:30 PM

Two unique jazz phenoms of the Reagan '80s -- tapping guitarist Stanley Jordan and falsetto scatting legend Bobby "Don't Worry, Be Happy" McFerrin -- are back.

Esperanza Spalding Stays the Jazz Course While Norah Jones Gets Indie
15 May 2012 // 5:00 PM

The two most recent albums by these jazz artists, Esperanza Spalding's Radio Music Society and Norah Jones' Little Broken Hearts, go in different (and good) directions.

//Reviews

Jack DeJohnette: Sound Travels
12 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Jack DeJohnette has done it all. Time for him to have a little fun.

Esperanza Spalding: Chamber Music Society
16 Aug 2010 // 4:00 PM

The phenomenal bassist and singer adds a string trio to her sound. Esperanza Spalding is Oprah big. That's big.

//News

Grammy-winning bassist Esperanza Spalding wants to hook listeners with her playing
30 Apr 2012 // 8:35 AM

SEATTLE — “It’s really exciting, intense, nerve-wracking and wonderful — like it’s supposed to be,” says the infectiously enthusiastic bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding of

Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding brings a world of sound to her music
8 Mar 2011 // 2:16 AM

DETROIT — When jazz bassist and vocalist Esperanza Spalding shockingly beat out teen idol Justin Bieber, Drake, Florence + the Machine and Mumford & Sons for best new

//Blogs

'Herald' Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative

// Moving Pixels

"The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.

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