Esperanza Spalding artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
September 8, 2011 Hear Geri Allen, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, Grace Kelly and Dee Dee Bridgewater.
March 18, 2010 The sky was bright last August in Newport, R.I. — but this week's artists are glowing young stars.
November 22, 2013 The Grammy-winning musician tells NPR why she felt compelled to speak up about the detention center.
August 8, 2010 Bolstered by a small string section, the bassist and singer's new album is both intimate and bright.
March 11, 2012 Wherein a virtuoso singing bassist explores the many mysteries of the "pop song," with scare quotes.