Esperanza Spalding - jazz bassist and singer, winner of Grammy Award
Esperanza Spalding is an American multi-instrumentalist best recognized as a jazz bassist and singer, who draws upon several genres in her own compositions. In 2011, she won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards, creation her the initial jazz artist to win the award. Spalding has record 3 albums Junjo (2006), Esperanza (2008) and Chamber Music Society (2010). The first was formed to display the dynamic that she felt among her trio.

On December 10, at the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize ceremonies, Spalding achieve at Oslo City Hall in honor of the 2009 Laureate President Barack Obama and again at the Nobel Peace Prize performance the following day. She was personally chosen by Obama, as per the tradition of one laureate-invited-artist to perform. On February 7, 2010, Spalding became the nearly all searched person and second most searched item on Google as a effect of her look the previous evening on the PBS television program Austin City Limits.

Year of Born
Place of Birth
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Jazz, jazz fusion, bossa nova, neo soul
Musician, composer, educator, bandleader
Vocals, upright bass, bass guitar, violin, oboe, clarinet

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