Esperanza Spalding: A Night for Freedom with Bobby McFerrin, Gretchen Parlato and more

Photograph: Sandrine Lee
Esperanza Spalding
City Winery , Downtown Tuesday December 4 2012 20:00

Photogenic Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding melds jazz with classical, Latin, Brazilian and pop styles to glossy, mellifluous effect. Tonight she performs an intimate set with guest appearances from Bobby "Don't Worry, Be Happy" McFerrin and rising jazz vocalist Gretchen Parlato, with more surprise slots to be announced. This intimate benefit concert will raise funds for Free the Slaves, an organization dedicated to eradicating slavery and human trafficking worldwide.

Venue name: City Winery
Address: 155 Varick St
New York
Cross street: at Vandam St
Opening hours: 11:30am–midnight
Transport: Subway: 1 to Houston St; C, E to Spring St
Price: $75–$250
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