By Grace Bastidas | 02/11/2011 - 11:00
Jazz musician Esperanza Spalding has opened for Prince, performed for President Obama and now she’s up for a Best New Artist award at this Sunday’s Grammys. If you don’t know who she is, you better catch up—fast. The 27-year-old multi-lingual singer, bassist, composer and arranger is a pretty big deal in the jazz world and beyond. Just listen to her third album, Chamber Music Society, and you’ll realize why. We recently got a chance to chat with her, and here’s what she had to say:
By Irasema Romero | 02/03/2011 - 12:44
Best New Artist nominee, Esperanza Spalding will be performing at this year's Grammy Awards.
The up-and-coming Latina singer/songwriter is the first Jazz singer to be nominated in the breakthrough artist category in 35 years, and she's in good company with fellow nominees like Justin Bieber, and Drake.