Esperanza Spalding

ACL presents an hour with jazz/soul singer/bassist Esperanza Spalding in support of her LP Radio Music Society. Esperanza Spalding dedicates this program to the guitarist Jef Lee Johnson who passed away January 28, 2013. This Austin City Limits episode was their last performance together.


Crowned and Kissed
Cinnamon Tree
Endangered Species
Radio Song
Look No Further


Esperanza Spalding - vocals, double bass, electric bass
Leo Genovese - piano, Rhodes, keyboards
Jef Lee Johnson - electric guitar, background vocals
Lyndon Rochelle - drums, background vocals
Chris Turner - background vocals
Tia Fuller - alto saxophone
Renato Caranto - tenor and soprano saxophone
Aaron Burnett - tenor saxophone
Jeff Galindo - trombone
Corey King - trombone
Igmar Thomas - trumpet
Leila Cyr - trumpet, background vocals