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Diving into the "Good Lava"

Bassist Esperanza Spalding implements some monumentally funky grooves on this tune from her 2016 album Emily's D+Evolution.

by Jon Davis, Published 2016-03-15


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Related artist(s): Esperanza Spalding

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