Esperanza Spalding

Jazz EP Review: Esperanza Spalding and Fred Hersch: Live at the Village Vanguard — A Divine Duo

May 31, 2020
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Yes, purchasing this EP will help out a good cause, but the musical value of this fabulous duo’s performance is priceless.

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Jazz Review: Jazz Superstar Esperanza Spalding Thanks October

October 6, 2014
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Esperanza Spalding is not simply beyond reproach – she is a young lioness the likes of which the jazz world has really never seen before.

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The Fuse in London: Jazz Festival, Diary 2

November 15, 2010
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So what’s the critic’s function when the music itself doesn’t have critical mass with the public? Surely not cheerleading or hype. But surely not nose-in-the-air either. By Steve Elman. Well, some editors are paying attention. There were two London Jazz Festival (LJF) reviews, occupying a half page in the Times this a.m. Maybe the reason…

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