Skip to
YouTube video

Loading player…

Related Tags

Born in 1984, bassist, singer and composer Esperanza Spalding began playing in small jazz and blues venues around her hometown of Portland, Oregon. Soon after picking up the acoustic bass at the late age of 14, she helped form Noise For Pretend, an eclectic band fusing jazz and pop for which she sang and played bass (often simultaneously). The group signed with indie rock imprint Hush Records, which released two albums of their original compositions.

Spalding continued to branch out… read more

Top Tracks

Top Albums

Similar Artists


Leave a comment. Log in to or sign up.

  • Avatar for Zellwegermateus
  • Avatar for Sir_LePaul
    Seeing her this weekend in Clearwater.
  • Avatar for vusi-trev
    I <3 ES
  • Avatar for hotwheels47125
    YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! What a style!!!
  • Avatar for mattinhux
  • Avatar for TheGeoKing
    If you're looking for NEW MUSIC check out my Top 50 Weekly Chart on Youtube for March 2016:
  • Avatar for Buckalos
    Emily's D+Evolution is really out of the metaphorical left field; I love it
  • Avatar for yohosse
    New album is great
  • Avatar for huguim012
  • Avatar for kernoe
    I just discovered this with the release of her new album. Amazing, thank you for the tunes, love the bass.<3

API Calls