Watch Esperanza Spalding Create Her New Album Live, Right Now

In July, jazz virtuoso and singer-songwriter Esperanza Spalding announced that her next LP, Exposure, would be written and recorded entirely during a uninterrupted 77-hour live stream. She’s planning to finish 10 songs, with help from guest musicians.

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In a statement at the time, she explained the appeal of the project: “The necessity to keep going because it’s live draws up another depth of creative facility that can’t be reached when you know you can try again tomorrow.”

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As of the time of this writing, she’s improvising and layering vocal melodies with the help of an engineer while sitting on a couch. Tune in up top.

This article originally appeared on Spin