ESPERANZA SPALDING


BIO: If “esperanza” is the Spanish word for hope, then bassist, vocalist and composer Esperanza Spalding could not have been given a more fitting name at birth. Blessed with uncanny instrumental chops, a m... (read more...)

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EspeSpalding - OK! the project "EXPOSURE" is officially announced and HAPPENING! Tune in Sep 12th... I'm a little scared... https://t.co/3zfMAEGDtC
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Esperanza Spalding & More Join Ed Sheeran For 'Give A Home' Global Concert Event Esperanza Spalding & More Join Ed Sheeran For 'Give A Home' Global Concert Event
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2017

Musical artists from around the world including GRAMMY Award winners Esperanza Spalding, Jesse & Joy and Moby have just joined an acclaimed line-up to perform exclusive and intimate shows on September 20, 2017 as part of the global concert series, Give a Home, presented by Amnesty International and... (more...)
Producer, Composer & Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV Producer, Composer & Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2017

Multi-Grammy winning producer, composer and arranger Quincy Jones, in collaboration with jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, has announced the formation of Qwest TV, the world's first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.... (more...)
Constantine Maroulis with Victoria Shaw, Karrin Allyson and More Coming Up at Birdland Constantine Maroulis with Victoria Shaw, Karrin Allyson and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 17-July 23, featuring Karrin Allyson, Miggy Augmented Jazz Orchestra, Nestor Torres, and more. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
Music Works International Expands Team, Roster, and Global Reach Music Works International Expands Team, Roster, and Global Reach
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

Led by industry veteran Katherine McVicker, boutique agency Music Works International continues to add new artists, territories and staff while entering its third year as a leader in audience and artistic development.... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This Summer Gabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will perform two special New York engagements this summer, riding a wave of rave reviews for her latest album Dream Ago. ... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at Pangea Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will celebrate her recent album Dream Ago at Pangea (178 Second Avenue in New York) on Friday, June 9 at 7:00 PM. ... (more...)
The Vampires Announce 5th Album 'The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke ' The Vampires Announce 5th Album 'The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke '
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2017

The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke is the fifth album from Australian quartet The Vampires, augmented by special guests and the extraordinary Blue Note Records guitarist Lionel Loueke... (more...)
Singer/Songwriter Andrew Bird Adds Tour Dates with Esperanza Spalding Singer/Songwriter Andrew Bird Adds Tour Dates with Esperanza Spalding
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Andrew Bird is set to tour extensively this summer. He is currently capping off an Australian tour that included shows at the world-renowned Byron Bay Bluesfest and Sydney Opera House with a show at the Melbourne Recital Hall.... (more...)
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves, Esperanza Spalding and More Set for Abbey Lincoln Tribute at Kennedy Center Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves, Esperanza Spalding and More Set for Abbey Lincoln Tribute at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, under the leadership of Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Jazz Jason Moran, continues to celebrate the legacy of jazz artist Mary Lou Williams with the annual Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival, May 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater.... (more...)
Wallace Roney Orchestra to Kick Off Wayne Shorter Weekend at NJPAC Wallace Roney Orchestra to Kick Off Wayne Shorter Weekend at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

Wayne Shorter Weekend kicks off with trumpet great Wallace Roney and his orchestra paying tribute to Newark jazz legend Wayne Shorter with this performance of Universe, a long-lost composition originally created for Miles Davis, featuring Buster Williams, Lenny White and Patrice Rushen on Friday, Ap... (more...)
Andrew Bird Welcomes Dawes to 'Live From The Great Room' Andrew Bird Welcomes Dawes to 'Live From The Great Room'
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Andrew Bird welcomes Dawes to his Facebook Live series “Live from the Great Room” on Sunday, March 26 at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT.... (more...)
Saxophonist, Singer, and Composer Grace Kelly Comes to Jazz Café Today Saxophonist, Singer, and Composer Grace Kelly Comes to Jazz Café Today
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

Saxophonist, singer, and composer Grace Kelly plays with the heart and passion of an old soul yet with the genre-bending zest and energy of a 24-year-old. And Jazz Café is proud to host this young phenom, for two shows at 8:00PM and 10:00 PM, today, March 10th.... (more...)
All-Star SFJAZZ Collective Tribute to Miles Davis Concludes Miller Theatre's Jazz Series, 4/1 All-Star SFJAZZ Collective Tribute to Miles Davis Concludes Miller Theatre's Jazz Series, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

Some of the biggest names on the jazz circuit-including Miller audience favorites Warren Wolf and Miguel Zenon-come together to form the inimitable collective SFJAZZ. This touring program celebrates one of the genre's greats: Miles Davis. The band's explorations of this rich repertoire make it feel ... (more...)
Andrew Bird Welcomes Jackson Browne & Lucius to LIVE FROM THE GREAT ROOM Andrew Bird Welcomes Jackson Browne & Lucius to LIVE FROM THE GREAT ROOM
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

Andrew Bird welcomes Jackson Browne to his Facebook Live series “Live from the Great Room” today at 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT, watch/shareHERE. Yesterday's guest was Lucius, watch/share their performance HERE. ???????... (more...)
LiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative Partnerships LiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative Partnerships
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

LiveConnections, Philadelphia's collaborative music-making nonprofit in residence at World Cafe Live, is hosting a series of unique and innovative programs throughout the month of February that celebrate Black History Month through education programs, live performance, and more.... (more...)
Saxophonist, Singer, and Composer Grace Kelly Comes to Jazz Café 3/10 Saxophonist, Singer, and Composer Grace Kelly Comes to Jazz Café 3/10
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2017

Saxophonist, singer, and composer Grace Kelly plays with the heart and passion of an old soul yet with the genre-bending zest and energy of a 24-year-old. And Jazz Café is proud to host this young phenom, for two shows at 8:00PM and 10:00 PM, on Friday, March 10th.... (more...)
The Modern Savage Video Premiered By NPR The Modern Savage Video Premiered By NPR
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2017

Anchorage, AK quintet The Modern Savage will release the Unwilling Participants LP this Friday January 27.... (more...)
SHE ROCKS AWARDS Celebrate 5 Years with Shirley Manson, Lita Ford, and More SHE ROCKS AWARDS Celebrate 5 Years with Shirley Manson, Lita Ford, and More
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2017

The She Rocks Awards delivered another stellar event on January 20th at the Hilton Anaheim Hotel during the NAMM Show, shining a spotlight on female role models in the industry and celebrating noted women from all walks of the industry. The stellar evening was live streamed on Parade magazine.... (more...)
LiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative Partnerships LiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative Partnerships
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2017

LiveConnections, Philadelphia's collaborative music-making nonprofit in residence at World Cafe Live, is hosting a series of unique and innovative programs throughout the month of February that celebrate Black History Month through education programs, live performance, and more.... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This Weekend Gabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2017

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal and 'hotter than the equator' by The Village Voice - will return with her concert celebrating the legendary songwriters Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael at Kitano Jazz (6... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New CD DREAM AGO at SubCulture This December Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New CD DREAM AGO at SubCulture This December
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2016

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will celebrate her new album Dream Ago at Subculture (45 Bleecker Street in New York) today, December 13 at 8:30 PM.... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CD Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CD
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will launch her new album Dream Ago at Subculture... (more...)
Alaska's The Modern Savage Announce LP Alaska's The Modern Savage Announce LP
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2016

Anchorage, AK quintet The Modern Savage have announced the release of their sophomore LP, Unwilling Participants, out January 27.... (more...)
13 Year Old Country Prodigy Tegan Marie Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'Just Another Night' 13 Year Old Country Prodigy Tegan Marie Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'Just Another Night'
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

13 year old country prodigy Tegan Marie has been everywhere lately and is spreading holiday cheer with her latest for video for 'Just Another Night' which premiered on People. This country cutie is taking off in a very big way and we are LOVING watch her take the industry by storm.... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New CD DREAM AGO at SubCulture This December Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New CD DREAM AGO at SubCulture This December
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2016

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will celebrate her new album Dream Ago at Subculture (45 Bleecker Street in New York) on Tuesday, December 13 at 8:30 PM.... (more...)






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