Esperanza Spalding archive
Listen Esperanza Spalding On Piano Jazz
April 19, 2013 – The bassist and singer brings her grooving bass lines and neo-soul vocals to Piano Jazz.
Listen Tom Harrell's 'Colors Of A Dream': Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO
March 27, 2013 – The jazz trumpeter, 66, is as busy as ever. Here, he presents new music for a piano-less band. WBGO
Watch Esperanza Spalding: Song For A 'City Of Roses' opbmusic
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.
Read 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
Read 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.