Tag Archives: Esperanza Spalding

Grammys 2013 – They Wore What?!!

  Music used to be a classy industry. Back when Frank Sinatra waltzed and Ella Fitzgerald set hearts a flutter. But then that damn Elvis came around with his pelvis and it’s all been downhill since then. The state of … Continue reading

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Esperanza Spalding: A True Musician and Inspiration

It’s rare that we see such raw talent in today’s music.  Esperanza Spalding, a jazz bassist and singer, has been recognized for her ability and has been given the honor of playing at many prestigious venues including the White House.  … Continue reading

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The Roots 4th Annual Picnic Lineup Annouced

For the past three years, The Roots have held a picnic to promote a new generation of music in their hometown of Philadelphia. This year, the picnic will be held on June 4th at Philadelphia’s Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing and … Continue reading

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Steve Stoute Gives the Grammy Board a Piece of His Mind

Big-time music executive, Steve Stoute, is not happy with the Grammy Board and their decisions this year. In Sunday’s issue of The New York Times, Stoute took out a full page ad in the style section to voice his disapproval … Continue reading

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Arcade…Who? A Look Back at the Surprise Grammy Winners’ Past

In the shock of all shocks — yes even bigger than Esperanza Spalding beating out Justin Bieber for Best New Artist — Arcade Fire‘s The Suburbs took the Grammys biggest prize, Album of the Year, on Sunday. In fact they … Continue reading

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Esperanza Spalding Kicks Justin Bieber’s Butt

A few weeks ago, mainstream music listeners had no clue who Esperanza Spalding was. Now, the 26 year old bassist and songstress is a 2011 Grammy Award winning artist. The common listener often underestimates those artists who have not quite … Continue reading

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Eminem leads this year’s Grammy nominations

The nominees for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards were announced live last night during CBS’ The Grammy Nominations Live!! – Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night, a one-hour special concert from Club Nokia at L.A. Live. Eminem leads with 10 nominations … Continue reading

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