Thursday, December 2, 2010

Song of the Day: "Endangered Species"

If you looked at the list of Best New Artist Grammy nominees and thought "who the fuck is Esperanza Spalding" you're not alone. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that she's from Portland, OR, ergo she's cool (as are Quarterflash and New [UPDATE: thanks Eric] Nu Shooz)--here she is covering an old Wayne Shorter track. This sounds suspiciously like jazz, but it's jazz from Portland, ergo it's tolerable.

Song: "Endangered Species"
Artist: Esperanza Spalding

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