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2-disc CD set. Remastered hi-res audio. Includes newly discovered material and never before released performances.
Esperanza Spalding has announced an audacious new project called Ď12 Little Spellsí that finds Spalding conjuring in the medium of musical creation, through an exploration of the body, human energy and healing.† Esperanza released one new spell per day on her website and social platforms as well as a ďLiner Notes LiveĒ hosted on Facebook all resulting in over 3.1 million views.†† The spells come in the form of new music, which was crafted by Spalding at a castle in Italy last month, and then recorded in sessions completed just yesterday in Brooklyn. Each spell will be presented with song-specific imagery and video spells (short films that will accompany each release).
BAILENís musicality springs from a very deep well, in fact, itís in their DNA. Raised in New York City by their classically trained parents, siblings Daniel, David and Julia Bailen (fraternal twins and younger sister, respectively) immersed themselves in a record collection that included Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell, Carole King and The Band. Produced by GRAMMY-Award winner John Congleton (St. Vincent, The War on Drugs) the transcendent harmonies, striking arrangements and meticulous songcraft of BAILENís debut album, Thrilled To Be Here, are rooted in the young groupís unusual self-assurance, preternatural insight and potent lyrical bite.