Otherworldly Videos: Black Gold

Esperanza Spalding recently released “Black Gold” from her upcoming album Radio Music Society. In her explanation about the song, she said: “This song is singing to our African American heritage before slavery. Over the decades, so much of the strength in the African American community has seeded from resistance and endurance. I wanted to address […]

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Destroying Jazz?

Today, I was on my daily blog scroll and came across this article that Mark Anthony Neal put on his blog, New Black Man. The article is from the music magazine, Wax Poetics and reflects on the genre of Jazz Fusion from Miles Davis to Esperanza Spalding: “Yet, from fusion’s early days as a noisy […]

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