Introducing a new duo project, Sage and Sun: offering up musical prayers for healing and harmony, born from folkloric and mystic traditions around the world. Sung with Seema Seraj, recorded by Alex Krispin
Two new recordings are out today - "Letting Go" and "Here and Now".
“Letting Go” represents the journey of learning to move through fear into trust, and accept pain and darkness as our teachers. “Here and Now” offers a reverent bow to love, and to finding gratitude in the present moment.
You can find them on all major digital outlets:
Here's the second installment of the "Peace Songs" series: a Pete Seeger/Bob Dylan medley:
"We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes"
Offering up this version of "Ella's Song" by the powerful Sweet Honey in the Rock / Bernice Johnson Reagon, in honor and solidarity with our brothers and sisters around the world who face violence, discrimination, and oppression. It's the first installment of a new "Songs for Peace" video series I'm working on. More to come soon.
In the studio in L.A., recording new music with these beautiful folks. More info and tunes on the way.
L-R: Abraham Rounds (drums), Josh Hari-Brozosky (bass), Emily Elbert (guitar, vocals), Alex Krispin (engineering), Dylan Day (guitar)
Thanks to all who supported Esperanza Spalding's spring U.S. tour with "Emily's D+Evolution". Asia and Oceania, see you soon.
Here's the second installment from my recent Live at Studio Delux session - Marvin Gaye’s “What's Going On”. Big thanks to Magneto Guitars and Pigtronix Effects for the beautiful gear.
What a sweet opportunity to sing on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert with Esperanza Spalding last week. Here's the video of our performance:
I'm so stoked to be a part of Esperanza Spalding's new album, "Emily's D+Evolution"! The album is now available in all major online and retail outlets in digital, cd, and vinyl formats. Links at esperanzaspalding.com .
Thanks to NYC photographer Bill Wadman - here's a shot with D'Angelico's beautiful EX-SS.
Had the opportunity to record a few tracks with the folks of Studio Delux recently - here’s a solo rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “Do I Do”. Special thanks to Magneto Guitars and Pigtronix Effects for the beautiful gear.
Joining the very funky G. Love and Tubby Love on the magical island of Kauai, at the Church of the Pacific on 12/29