On August 17, the bassist/vocalist/composer/bandleader Esperanza Spalding released Chamber Music Society.
Esperanza was on NPR's All Things Considered last Friday. Hear it here.
Chamber Music Society was recently reviewed in the New York Times and USA Today.
Chamber Music Society debut as the #1 Jazz Album on iTunes and has remained at #1 for 7 days since release, #65 iTunes Top 200 (Peak #46).
The album also debut on Amazon as the #1 Jazz Album, #25 in Top 100 Music (Peak #23), #29 Pop.
Chamber Music Society debuted at #1 on Billboard's Heatseeker Chart, #2 on it's Contemporary Jazz chart, and #3 Current Jazz Albums Chart, just behind Brian Wilson's new Gershwin CD.
Chamber Music Society debuted at #1 on the CMJ Jazz chart
Look for Esperanza Spalding on SiriusXM's Bob Edwards Show and Al Jazeera's Riz Kkan Show.
Upcoming Chamber Music Society tour dates:
Sep 17th, 2010 - Grinnell, GA, Herrick Chapel
Sep 18th, 2010 - Des Moines, IA, Sheslow Auditorium
Sep 19th, 2010 - Stoughton, WI, Stoughton Opera House
Sep 21st & 22nd, 2010 - Minneapolis, MN. Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant
Sep 23rd 2010 - Notre Dame, IN, Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Center
Sep 24th 2010 - Charlotte, NC, Knight Theater
Sep 29th 2010 - Pittsburgh, PA, Byham Theater
Sep 30th 2010 - New York, NY, Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
Oct 2nd 2010 - Boston, MA, Sanders Theatre
Oct 3rd 2010 - Washington, DC, Lincoln Theatre
Oct 7th 2010 - Santa Monica, CA, The Broad Stage
Oct 8th 2010 - San Luis Obispo, CA, Spanos Theatre
Oct 11th 2010 - Arcata, CA, Kate Buchanan Hall
Oct 24th 2010 - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Philharmonie de Luxembourg
Oct 27th 2010 - Amsterdam,Netherlands, Muziekgebouw
Oct 28th 2010 - Winterthur, Switzerland, Theaterhaus Gessnerallee Zurich
Oct 29th 2010 - Stockholm, Sweden, Stockholm Konserthuset
Nov 1st 2010 - Goteborg, Sweden, Goteborg Konserthus
Nov 2nd 2010 - Copenhagen, Denmark, Black Diamond
Nov 4th 2010 - Bergen, , Norway., Logen Theatre
Nov 5th 2010 - Oslo, Norway. Sentrum Scene
Nov 8th 2010 - Paris, France, Theatre De L'Atelier
Nov 10th 2010 - Geneve, Switzerland, Victoria Hall
Nov 13th 2010 - London, United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth Hall
Nov 14th 2010 - Rome, Italy, Sala Petrassi
Nov 17th 2010 - Madrid, Spain, Auditorio de Mostoles
Nov 19th 2010 - Zaragoza, Spain, Auditorio de Zaragoza
Nov 20th 2010 - Cartagena, Spain, TBA
Nov 21st 2010 - Granada, Spain, Teatro Isabel La Catolica
Dec 9th 2010 - Iowa City, IA - Englert Theatre
Dec 10th 2010 - Chicago, IL - Symphony Center
Dec 11th 2010 - Buffalo, NY - Buffalo State Performing Arts Center