Esperanza Spalding archive
Watch KCRW Presents: Esperanza Spalding KCRW
Watch Esperanza Spalding: Jazz As 'Radio Music'
Read First Listen: Esperanza Spalding, 'Radio Music Society'
March 11, 2012 – Wherein a virtuoso singing bassist explores the many mysteries of the "pop song," with scare quotes.
Listen Mary Lou Williams Festival All-Star Quintet On JazzSet WBGO
September 8, 2011 – Hear Geri Allen, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, Grace Kelly and Dee Dee Bridgewater. WBGO
Read The Roots Picnic, In Concert WXPN
Listen Fivin' Around At The Village Vanguard WBGO
Watch Who Is Esperanza Spalding, Best New Artist?
Watch Esperanza Spalding: Tiny Desk Concert
Listen Joe Lovano Us Five: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO
Watch 50 Favorites: S-W
Listen Esperanza Spalding: It Takes A 'Society'
Read First Listen: Esperanza Spalding, 'Chamber Music Society'
August 8, 2010 – Bolstered by a small string section, the bassist and singer's new album is both intimate and bright.
Listen Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition, Esperanza Spalding Quartet On JazzSet WBGO
March 18, 2010 – The sky was bright last August in Newport, R.I. — but this week's artists are glowing young stars. WBGO
Listen Esperanza Spalding: Just Bass And Voice Jazz24
Read Highlights From The 2009 Newport Jazz Festival