Esperanza Spalding

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Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – October 2018

On September 14, pianist Matt Mitchell (whose name has popped up in this column several times, including below -- he's on Jonathan Finlayson's new album)…
Phil Freeman | October 26, 2018 - 11:39 am

The Week In Pop

We Are Living In The Chainsmokers’ America

When did you realize the Chainsmokers were music's biggest breakout stars of 2016?
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2016 - 3:26 pm

More Esperanza Spalding stories

Michael Stipe, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, & More Lead Kavanaugh Protest In DC On Thursday

Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford delivered a moving testimony at last week’s Senate hearing, accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Figures from across the…
Julia Gray | October 1, 2018 - 11:09 pm

Watch Esperanza Spalding Livestream The Recording Of Her New Album

Earlier this year, Esperanza Spalding announced her intention to livestream the writing and recording of an entire album over a 77-hour period. She is now…
James Rettig | September 12, 2017 - 12:01 pm

Esperanza Spalding, Neil Finn Will Both Livestream The Recording Of Their New Albums

The jazz-prog fusionist Esperanza Spalding already has an impressive resume; she beat out Justin Bieber and Drake to win a Best New Artist Grammy in…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2017 - 9:21 am

Watch Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Terrace Martin, & More Cover Prince At The White House For International Jazz Day

Yesterday was International Jazz Day, and last night, ABC broadcast an edited version of the All-Star Global Concert that took place on the South Lawn…
Peter Helman | May 1, 2016 - 12:31 pm

Scenes From Roots Picnic 2011

The 4th Annual Roots Picnic went down in Philadelphia on Saturday. Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding performed, as well as Little Dragon, Ariel Pink, Dismemberment Plan,…
jessica | June 6, 2011 - 1:39 pm

Photos From Philadelphia’s Inaugural Roots Picnic

Photos by Kyle Dean Reinford Over the past decade and change, the scene that's come to define Philadelphia -- in media exposure and…
Amrit Singh | June 9, 2008 - 1:41 pm