Esperanza Spalding
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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.


Esperanza Spalding: Emily's D+Evolution
10 Mar 2016 // 8:30 PM

The jazz singer and bassist -- and former Grammy "Best New Artist" -- has created a beyond category masterpiece that sounds better than if Joni Mitchell hired Living Colour as her band and then grafted it all onto a hip-hop sensibility of sorts.

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

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


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

//Mixed media

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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