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Esperanza Spalding - Radio Music Society

Esperanza Spalding: Radio Music Society Location: EPCOR CENTRE''s Jack Singer Concert Hall 205 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, AB T2G 0K9 When: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 8:00 PM Contact: Richard Lam Email: WebSite: To call Ms. Spalding the most talked-about jazz musician in a generation seems almost like an understatement, and beside the point: She's a phenomenon in human form, unbound by the usual strictures of style. ~ The New York Times Esperanza Spalding is the ultimate jazz chanteuse, serenading audiences in three different languages – English, Spanish, and Portuguese.  But on her visit to Calgary she shares songs from her fourth studio album, Radio Music Society, a diverse journey through soul, funk and big-band swing. Due to her amazing musical prowess, Spalding became the youngest instructor at the world-renowned Berklee College of Music at the age of 20, almost immediately after graduation. Jazz aficionados have been aware of Spalding's amazing talent since her debut album enjoyed 70 weeks on the Billboard charts. But it was her performance at U.S. President Obama's Nobel Prize ceremony in Norway in 2009 that put her centre stage, leading to a surprise 2011 Grammy win for Best New Artist. A gifted musician, vocalist and composer, Esperanza Spalding will be right at home in EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall, where she will share her critically-acclaimed jazz.. Event Details. Location: 205 8 Avenue Southeast