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Esperanza Spalding with The Roots: Live Performance of Weather Report’s “Predator”

My friend Marsha was telling me about Esperanza Spalding performing a Weather Report tune, where she lays down the bass line while singing the melody.

I couldn’t believe I missed it.

So after searching for a while, I found this (not perfect, but plenty good enough) fan-shot video of Esperanza with The Roots (wow!) performing Weather Report’s “Predator” (holy smokes!)

“Predator”, written by Wayne Shorter, was recorded on Weather Report’s Domino Theory album, with Victor Bailey on bass.

So thanks to Marsha… enjoy this epicness: