Esperanza Spalding starts her year on a North American tour along with Joe Lovano and his Us Five project. In Feburary there is a very special evening with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and Wayne Shorter. Esperanza will also do numerous performances this year with the ACS trio with Geri Allen and Terri Lyne Carrington at Portland Jazz Festival. In March, Esperanza and her Radio Music Society will commence an Asian tour with concerts in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. More information on the venues and dates here.