Esperanza Spalding, Paul Simon, Bobby McFerrin, Gretchen Parlato – and Prince’s Sock – Make FTS Benefit Concert a Phenomenal Success
Lightning struck Manhattan last night.
A good kind of lightning. The kind that sparks magic.
It struck at the City Winery, scene of our first-ever benefit concert in New York.
And it was breathtaking.
Esperanza Spalding, a long-time FTS supporter, organized an unbelievable musical event to raise awareness about slavery and raise funds for Free the Slaves.
She called it, simply: “A Night for Freedom.”
Esperanza’s elegant jazz performance was spellbinding.
So was her deeply personal talk with the audience about why she read more >