Esperanza Spalding “Thank You October” tour

To celebrate her birthday month, Esperanza returns with a special two-week tour. Joined by long-time collaborators Leo Genovese and Lyndon Rochelle, this intimate trio performance will include selections from her critically-acclaimed releases, Junjo, Esperanza, Chamber Music Society, and Radio Music Society.

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We are America

Esperanza Spalding has released a new video “We Are America”. The video is available here.


The inception of ZERO GRAVITY began in 2006 and principal photography is now in progress. Join us in celebrating Wayne Shorter’s life and musical legacy by pledging to help us complete this film by 2014.

PLEDGE NOW!!  For a limited time you will have the opportunity to pledge for some pretty cool exclusives – Everything from an invitation to a live digital premiere of the director’s cut of the documentary (you’ll get to see . . . → Read More: WAYNE SHORTER: ZERO GRAVITY

Radio Music Society GRAMMY Winner

Last night was GRAMMYS night! Esperanza rocked home with two wins, the first for Best Jazz Vocal Album for ‘Radio Music Society’ and along with Thara Memory, they won Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) for the song City of Roses. The ceremony was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcasted live on CBS. Click here to see the full list of . . . → Read More: Radio Music Society GRAMMY Winner

3 GRAMMY Nominations

Nominees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards were revealed Wednesday night and Esperanza Spalding and her Radio Music Society, were nominated in three categories: Best Jazz Vocal Album along with Kurt Elling, Denise Donatelli, Luciana Souza and Al Jarreau, Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists for the song “City of Roses” and Best Long Form Video. Congratulations! The 55th annual Grammy Awards will be held Feb. 10 in Los . . . → Read More: 3 GRAMMY Nominations

Night For Freedom a great Holiday Wish

Esperanza Spalding and friends Bobby McFerrin, Gretchen Parlato, her Chamber Music Society ensemble and many other guests and friends will perform together in an intimate performance to benefit Free The Slaves. Tickets are limited and are available on my online store!

Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity Documentary

Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity Documentary is an intimate, candid portrait of a visionary artist. Aside from being a musical genius, Wayne Shorter is a humanitarian with a life long commitment to raising consciousness and affecting positive social change through Buddhism. Support and share this great inniciative! More info here.


Esperanza Spalding today announced that she will host and perform at a benefit concert for Free the Slaves, a human rights organization dedicated to eradicating slavery and human trafficking worldwide, at City Winery in New York City on Tuesday, December 4 at 8:00 pm.She will be joined by an exciting lineup of musical friends. In addition to vocalists Bobby McFerrin and Gretchen Parlato – along with other special guests to be announced . . . → Read More: “A NIGHT FOR FREEDOM” – BENEFIT CONCERT FOR FREE THE SLAVES

Us Five Summer Tour

Esperanza Spalding takes a short break of her Radio Music Society World Tour to join Grammy Nominated Jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano leader of the Us Five. The quintet features James Weidman, Otis Brown III, Esperanza Spalding and Francisco Mela.  Boston and Columbia are the first dates announced with additional dates to come. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy a great jazz performance.

Alma Awards 2012

Esperanza Spalding has been nominated for the 2012 NCLR ALMA Award® in the category of Best Female Music Artist, along with Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, Naya Rivera and Demi Lovato.

On Friday, September 21, some of the biggest names in entertainment unite for the 2012 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) ALMA Awards® on NBC, a one-of-a-kind tribute to the spirit of Latino talent in television, film, and music. The NCLR ALMA Awards® are . . . → Read More: Alma Awards 2012