Thara memory, who provided essential mentorship in Spalding's youth. Spalding esperanza radio music society. 2012 release from the Grammy-winning Jazz bassist/vocalist. In addition to longtime partners lovano, the ranks contain jazz legends jack dejohnette and billy hart; guitar heroes Jef Lee Johnson and Lionel Loueke; an array of master vocalists including Algebra Blessett, Gretchen Parlato, Leni Stern and Becca Stevens; hip-hop giant Q-Tip who performs on and co-produced two tracks; and two Portland-based musicians, Lalah Hathaway, keyboard player Leo Genovese and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, Janice Scroggins and Dr.
EsperanzaArmed with uncanny instrumental chops, this 23 year old has crafted an album that takes a completely fresh and refreshing approach to jazz by incorporating the rich traditions of soul, a siren voice that spans 3 languages, pop, and composing and arranging skills that weave together the best elements of the old-school with the progressive, world music and more.
. This bright young star and childhood prodigy landed gigs with Patti Austin, Joe Lovano and Pat Metheny before leaving school! Spalding esperanza esperanza.
Emily's D+Evolution Deluxe EditionMy hope for this group is to create a world around each song, there are a lot of juicy themes and stories in the music. This project is about going back and reclaiming un-cultivated curiosity, and using it as a compass to move forward and expand. Taking a new approach to her on-stage persona, the remarkable Spalding taps into new creative energy, delivering musical vignettes inspired during a "sleepless night of full moon inspiration.
As she puts it, "emily is my middle name, and I'm using this fresh persona as my inner navigator. We will be staging the songs as much as we play them, video, using characters, and the movement of our bodies. Spalding esperanza esperanza. Esperanza spalding presents her latest project Emily's D+Evolution a rekindling of her childhood interest in theater, poetry and movement, which delves into a broader concept of performance.
Chamber Music SocietySpalding esperanza esperanza. Highly anticipated 2010 album from charismatic bassist, vocalist and composer Esperanza Spalding. The gifted 25-year-old's second recording for Heads Up International features pianist Leo Genovese and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, with a multitude of string arrangements by Gil Goldstein and Spalding.
Special guests include singer Gretchen Parlato and Brazilian legend Milton Nascimento. Shrink-wrapped.
Junjo LpMompouana is a most impressive circular tune surrounding the sweetness and light of Spalding's voice in a 9/8 time signature, upper to midrange drama, and thoughtful, choppy piano motifs, intricate secondary lines. Spalding sings no lyric content whatsoever; her style is all natural, sensual, and precious.
In their ultimate playful state, perazun and Perazela show Spalding's ability to scat, with Ortiz on the former and furiously alongside Mela on the latter track. The debut recording by acoustic upright bassist and vocalist Esperanza Spalding, OR, a native of Portland, is an exercise in joy and freedom.
Shrink-wrapped. Also in her peer group, pianist aruan ortiz and drummer Francisco Mela add a hundredfold to this music and establish themselves as leaders-to-be, and are quite capable partners for Spalding's wonderful sounds. While steeped in contemporary jazz, there are Latin flavors, unabashed free moments, and some implied and direct swing.
Well rendered for such a very young musician, it's quite notable, considering the certainty of her concept and clarity of her vision. Spalding esperanza esperanza. Junjo is an auspicious beginning that should catch the ears of any lover of great music. Whether she is coerced to sing songs in the future is to be determined.
The imagination quotient of this interpretation is off the charts.
Nat King Cole & MeTwo-time grammy-winning vocalist gregory porter s 3rd blue note album, the legendary singer, Nat King Cole & Me, is a heartfelt tribute to his idol, pianist and Capitol recording artist Nat King Cole. With the help of 6-time grammy-winning arranger vince mendoza, the london studio orchestra, bassist reuben rogers, Porter revisits some of Cole s most cherished classics such as Mona Lisa, a core band featuring pianist Christian Sands, and special guest trumpeter Terence Blanchard on two tracks, L-O-V-E, and drummer Ulysses Owens, Nature Boy & The Christmas Song Spalding esperanza esperanza.
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Corinne Bailey RaeSpalding esperanza esperanza. Includes the singles 'Like A Star' and 'Put Your Records On'. This cd has been professionally cleaned and resurfaced. Cd case not included. Shrink-wrapped. This is the eponymously-titled debut album from British blues-soul sensation, Corinne Bailey-Rae. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Item is in 100% working order and guaranteed.
Inspired by artists such as billie holiday and Jill Scott, this is a recording that displays a patchwork of influences, all held together wonderfully by Rae's unique vocal stylings.
The Heart Speaks In WhispersSpalding esperanza esperanza. Item is in 100% working order and guaranteed. The heart speaks in whispers is rich in fresh ideas and full of emotional energy which surges through its songs like electricity. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Recorded both at her studio in leeds, and in Los Angeles, the album is co-produced by Corinne with Steve Brown, her collaborator on her critically acclaimed previous album The Sea.
The album features a number of notable musicians including pino palladino D Angelo, Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller Miles Davis, James Gadson Marvin Gaye, The Who, Erykah Badu, Bill Withers, Esperanza Spalding and Moses Sumney best known for his work with Beck. Cd case not included. Corinne. This cd has been professionally cleaned and resurfaced.
Liquid SpiritAnd i've always heard them in jazz. Porter gregory liquid spirit. Shrink-wrapped. Spalding esperanza esperanza. Shrink-wrapped. I firmly consider myself a jazz singer but I enjoy blues, southern soul, and gospel, Porter says, Those elements make their way inside my music. This cd has been professionally cleaned and resurfaced.
. Liquid spirit marks gregory porter's blue note records debut, which arrives on the heels of two critically acclaimed indie label albums that quickly propelled Porter to the upper echelon of contemporary male jazz singers and earned him two GRAMMY nominations. Don was, president of Blue Note, encouraged Porter to stay true to his artistic vision.
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Take Me To The AlleyItem is in 100% working order and guaranteed. Shrink-wrapped. Spalding esperanza esperanza. Porter gregory liquid spirit. This cd has been professionally cleaned and resurfaced. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Cd case not included. Corinne. Shrink-wrapped. An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, gregory Porter solidifies his standing as his generation s most soulful jazz singer-songwriter with the May 6 release of Take Me to the Alley, the much-anticipated follow-up to his million-selling Grammy-winning 2013 Blue Note debut Liquid Spirit.
Harmony of DifferenceBeyond the artistic impulse to expand the possibilities within counterpoint, Washington wanted to create something that opened people’s minds to the gift of diversity. Each of the first five movements is its own unique composition. Shrink-wrapped. The huge scale makes his music feel like a sacred offering in bleak times” - pitchfork Best New Track “a liberation theology for fearsome times” - New York Times “We can count on the man Kamasi Washington to deliver peace in the form of jazz” - The Fader “an expansive, winding new song.
. Truth’ unfurls with breezy piano chords, soulful electric guitar counter-melodies, wordless choral chants and washes of the bandleader’s smoldering saxophone. Rolling Stone Spalding esperanza esperanza. Truth, ” the sixth movement, fuses all five compositions into one simultaneous performance. Harmony of difference explores the philosophical possibilities of the musical technique known as “counterpoint, ” which Washington defines as “the art of balancing similarity and difference to create harmony between separate melodies.
Washington’s suite includes visual elements married to the musical works and draws voraciously on jazz for its foundation. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Item is in 100% working order and guaranteed.