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Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding

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Famous as :

Jazz singer, bassist

Birth Date :

1984

Birth Place :

Portland, Oregon, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "Esperanza" (2008)

Biography


Esperanza Spalding was the name which became famous and infamous at the same time when she won Best New Artist category at the 53rd Grammy Awards. Little known before the prestigious event, the jazz singer beat the odds when her name was called out instead of more established names such as Justin Bieber, Drake, Florence and the Machine and Mumford & Sons. She became the first jazz artist to win the category.

Picture Gallery


Esperanza Spalding in 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals - esperanza-spalding-55th-annual-grammy-awards-02
Esperanza Spalding in 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals - esperanza-spalding-55th-annual-grammy-awards-01
Esperanza Spalding in International Jazz Day Sunset Concert - mahadevan-khan-spalding-bridgewater-international-jazz-day-sunset-concert-01
Esperanza Spalding in International Jazz Day Sunset Concert - wonder-mahadevan-khan-spalding-bridgewater-international-jazz-day-sunset-concert-01
Esperanza Spalding Exiting The Ed Sullivan Theater for The Late Show with David Letterman - esperanza-spalding-exiting-the-ed-sullivan-theater-02
Esperanza Spalding Exiting The Ed Sullivan Theater for The Late Show with David Letterman - esperanza-spalding-exiting-the-ed-sullivan-theater-03
 
 
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