Esperanza Spalding

Patrick Jarenwattananon has been the backbone of our jazz coverage almost since NPR Music started in 2007. Patrick came to us as a 22-year-old intern and shortly after began covering legendary and rising jazz luminaries like a veteran journalist. His writing for A Blog Supreme captured the spirit of the jazz community and was a rich resource for thoughtful coverage on this living American musical culture.

I'll be giving away tickets all week long for the upcoming  Esperanza Spalding concert at the Electric Factory! The Grammy award-winning bassist/vocalist/composer will be in town on May 13th.  Tune in between 9:30 and 10:30 pm, Monday through Thursday, for your chance to win a pair of passes for the show!