TIME Magazine. 9/18/2017, Vol. 190 Issue 10/11, p106-107. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.
WOMEN singers, ARTISTS, and MUSICIANS
The article presents an interview with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding discussing her next album, "Exposure." Other topics discussed include how did he come up with the concept, the significance of the number seven to her and contemporary artists that inspire her.
JAZZ musicians, DOUBLE bassists, JAZZ, MUSICAL collaboration, and SUSTAINABLE fashion
The article profiles jazz bassist, composer, and vocalist Esperanza Spalding, who won a Grammy Award in 2011 for Best New Artist. Her musical releases include "Chamber Music Society" and "Radio Music Society." The author comments on Spalding's promotion of environmentally-friendly fashion and her musical collaborations. Other topics include her musical training at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts and her incorporation of musical influences outside of jazz including blues, hop-hop, and contemporary classical.
JAZZ musicians, AFRICAN American women musicians, AFRICAN American musicians, JAZZ, MUSIC education, and UNITED States
An interview with African American musician Esperanza Spalding is presented. She discusses her approach to the jazz genre, her musical education in Portland, Oregon, and her acceptance to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She also reflects upon her experience as an instructor at Berklee, working with jazz artist Pat Metheny, and cultivating her musical talent.
New Yorker. 3/15/2010, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p32-39. 8p.
JAZZ and WOMEN singers
The article discusses bassist, singer, and composer Esperanza Spalding. She released her first album, "Esperanza," in 2008 at the age of 23. Spalding's music is marked by how it finds inspiration in dance rhythms. She differs from Wynton Marsalis and other jazz notables in her desire to draw upon fresh creative influences rather than hew to traditional jazz.
The article profiles musician Esperanza Spalding in Portland, Oregon. It states that Spalding was one of Berklee College of Music's youngest ever professors upon graduation in 2005, at the age of 21 years old. It notes that her second album "Esperanza" was an announcement of her arrival in songwriting.
The article offers a brief profile of Esperanza Spalding, singer who won the 2011 Grammy Awards in the category of Best New New Artist. It offers information on her latest album, Radio Music Society that allows the explorations into rhythm and blues (R&B) music and pop styling. It mentions that the arrangement of the music album has handled by Spalding and composer, Thara Memory.
New Yorker. 4/18/2016, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p6-6. 2/3p. 1 Color Photograph.
The article features bassist Esperanza Spalding who will be performming at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York on April 14, 2016, with information on her 2011 Grammy award for best new artists, her success in music, and her album "Emily's D+Evolution."
DOUBLE bassists, GRAMMY Awards, SOUND mixers & mixing, and MICROPHONES
The article focuses on an American jazz bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding who has won a Grammy award for best new artist and has been teaching at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. It informs about a live sound mixer front-of-house engineer Jaime Armengol who has been mixing for Spalding for past five years who prefers Midas Pro digital console. It mentions that the team is using DPA microphones for the current U.S. tour of Spalding.