I am in love with Esperanza Spalding

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  1. djole94hns

    djole94hns

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    Everything is in the title. I am in love with this woman :)

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    That smooth, amazing voice, her playing, everything. Has anyone listened to her songs?
     
  2. N.F.A.

    N.F.A. Supporting Member

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    Do a search here. She gets lots of love on TB. I think that there may even be another thread with this same title. Anyway, I agree she is the complete package.
     
  3. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

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    Get in line, bub! I'm quite sure she has a LONG list of suitors!
     
  4. Bassamatic

    Bassamatic keepin' the beat since the 60's

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    You bet - she IS amazing in all ways. Viva Esperanza!
     
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  6. djole94hns

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    I am imagining marrying her, having little jazz/fusion bass-children... Is it normal?
     
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    So I received a frantic phone call a few years back from a buddy of mine who runs a music store here in Frederick Md asking if I'd be interested in loaning out my upright for the evening. He goes on to say that Esperanza was playing in town and the bass that had been rented for her had a crack and was unplayable. I packed up my bass, took it downtown and watched her play it for about 20 minutes to see if she liked it. She ended up using another guys, more vintage upright instead of mine, but at least I got to stay around and watch the show.
    What didn't I do ? I guess I was so star struck that I completely forgot to get my phone out and take a couple of pictures with her playing my bass. Total Fail ;-)
     
  8. djole94hns

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    Sorry man, you know the Internet rules: "Pics or it didn't happen." :ninja:

    Joking aside, I hope you enjoyed her company, and hearing her play :)
     
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    GKon Supporting Member, Boom-Chicka-Boom Supporting Member

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    She and her quartet are actually playing here in Athens, Greece this Fri and Sat night!!
    That's a VERY rare treat for us. I can't believe it.

    I'm looking forward to seeing her in person.
     
  10. fhm555

    fhm555 So FOS my eyes are brown Supporting Member

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    I caught her on ACL with her full band. Each and every one as good as she was. Well worth the time it takes to watch it. Her ease and energy are impossible not to get caught up in.

    You don't ever wonder if she's faking it, you know she's having FUN from start to finish.
     
  11. Gaolee

    Gaolee The Fat Violin Supporting Member

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    I thought I was married to the perfect woman. Then Esperanza Spaulding came along and now I know I'm married to the second most perfect woman. Oh, well. She's too young for me anyway.
     
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    Google her performance at the White House honoring Stevie Wonder. Overjoyed. It's quite amazing....
     
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    She is amazing...
     
  14. ejmy

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    She certainly deserves the love she's getting here. Amazing musician in every way. But for some reason I can't explain, after 10 minutes of listening to her, I'm driven away. JMO
     
  15. djole94hns

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    Well, different tastes I suppose :) I put one of her albums on play every morning, get some coffe and light a cigarette, and just kick back...
     
  16. mellowinman

    mellowinman Guaranteed to break the Ice at Naughty Parties Supporting Member

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    I'm very happy for you. I can see no downside to this.
     
  17. David Jayne

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    I feel ya. Saw her live last year - her songs all start to sound alike to me - they mostly all have this similar feel /groove. Hell of a player /singer but her music doesn't really do it for me.
     
  18. ejmy

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    +1
     
  19. xUptheIronsx

    xUptheIronsx Conform or Be Cast Out.... Gold Supporting Member

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    She is awesome, and very cool. She was a roommate of a former student of mine (Laura Brunner) who is performingas a jazz vocalist in New York and elsewhere. They roomed together when they were both cutting their teeth. Esperanza played with Laura as well in her nascent days...
     
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  20. chuck norriss

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    You're in love with my girlfriend?
     
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    Esperanza's awfully easy on the eyes and the ears.
     

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