The new Esperanza Spalding feels like Robert Wyatt in bed with Judy Garland. It has that organic intellectualism that implies ‘I put twelve spells on you because you’re mind’

Esperanza Spalding’s ’12 Little Spells’ is her seventh album released on October 19, 2018 by Concord. Visual artist Ethan Samuel Young has directed the video version of the album.


Rolling Stone
…that will make your head spin with its exquisite intergenre oddity, like the prog-meets-pop-meets-spoken-word mini opus […]

..a word that connotes both the benefactions of the Muse and the more routine business of breathing. […]


Esperanza Spalding – 12 Little Spells



“Junjo” by Esperanza Spalding is her debut album released on April 18, 2006. >>

Esperanza Spalding’s “Emily’s D+Evolution” is here fifth album released on March 4, 2016 by Concord. >>

Released on August 17, 2010, “Chamber Music Society” is the third studio album by Esperanza Spalding. >>

“Folk Art” by Joe Lovano is his twenty first album with Us Five featuring Esperanza Spalding, released on May 5, 2009 . >>

Released March 20, 2012, “Radio Music Society” is the fourth studio album by Esperanza Spalding. >>

“Esperanza” by Esperanza Spalding is her second studio album, released on May 20, 2008. >>


[2013] Laura Mvula and Esperanza Spalding perform together, accompanied by the Jules Buckley’s orchestra at at the BBC Proms in london >> 11 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2014] Esperanza Spalding presents her new project called “Emily’s D + Evolution” at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, CA >> 6 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] the Esperanza Spalding’s “Radio Music Society” Tour stops at Teatro Gran Rex in Buenos Aires, Argentina. >> 38 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2008] Esperanza Spalding performs at “Jazzaldia” in Donosti, San Sebastian, Spain >> 67 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] Esperanza Spalding, Snoop Dogg, Joshua Redman, Chick Corea, Wayne Shorter and many others pay tribute to Herbie Hancock at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC >> 21 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] Esperanza Spalding is with Leala Cyr in Madrid. >> 17 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] Esperanza Spalding and her band will play songs from her latest album at “North Sea Jazz Festival” in Rotterdam, The Netherlands >> 13 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2008] The Obamas have gathered various artists to celebrate poetry : Mayda del Valle, James Earl Jones, Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman, Esperanza Spalding, Jamaica Osorio, Joshua Bennett and Lin-Manuel Miranda who will present a text about Alexander Hamilton, he presently works on, at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word >> 32 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] Esperanza Spalding is on stage at State Theater in Minneapolis >> 17 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Esperanza Spalding plays (and acts) the music of her next album “Emily’s D+Evolution” at BRIC House in Brooklyn, N.Y. >> 64 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] Ambrose Akinmusire, Melissa Aldana, Richard Bona, Regina Carter, Kurt Elling, Roberto Fonseca, Kenny Garrett, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Ivan Lins, Marcus Miller, Youn Sun Nah, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Antonio Sánchez, Esperanza Spalding, Chucho Valdés and many more are gathered at Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso in Cuba for the 6th “International Jazz Day” >> 49 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2010] Esperanza Spalding is at Teatro Metropolitan in Catania, Italy >> 10 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] Esperanza Spalding is in Singapore >> 7 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] Esperanza Spalding has gathered Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Terri Lyne Carrington, Marcus Miller, Leszek Możdżer and various latin, african or polish artists at “Solidarity of Arts festival” in Gdansk, Poland >> 246 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] Milton Nasciemento, Esperanza Spalding, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Joss Stone and many more participate in the 2nd “International Jazz Day” held in Istanbul, Turkey >> 64 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] Esperanza Spalding and band are billed at Austin City Limits Music Festival, Texas >> 20 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] Esperanza Spalding’s European Summer Tour stops at Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival in Spain >> 56 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2008] Joe Lovano and Us Five – that is James Weidman (p), Esperanza Spalding (b), Francisco Mela (d), Otis Brown (d) – are at “Jazzaldia” in Donosti, San Sebastian, Spain >> 71 MINUTES on RVM >>

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