Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding



Esperanza Emily Spalding[2] (born October 18, 1984)[3] is an American jazz bassist and singer. Spalding was raised in Portland, Oregon, and was a musical prodigy, playing violin in the Chamber Music Society of Oregon at five years old. She was later both self-taught and -trained on a number of instruments, including guitar and bass. Her proficiency earned her scholarships to Portland State University and the Berklee College of Music. In 2017 she was appointed Professor of the Practice of Music at Harvard University.[4]

She has won four Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Award for Best New Artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards,[5] making her the first jazz artist to win the award.[6][7]



Radio Music Society
Radio Music Society is the fourth studio album by Esperanza Spalding, which was released through the record label Heads Up International on March 20, 2012.
Chamber Music Society
Chamber Music Society is the third studio album by American bassist Esperanza Spalding.
Emily's D+Evolution
Emily's D+Evolution is the fifth studio album by the American musician Esperanza Spalding, released on 4 March 2016 on Concord Records.
Esperanza is the second studio album by the American bassist and vocalist Esperanza Spalding.

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