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Esperanza Spalding: Radio Music Society

Read "Radio Music Society" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

If there's to be an unofficial ambassador for contemporary jazz then Esperanza Spalding could fit the bill nicely. The young bassist, singer, and composer brings a fresh exuberance marked by prodigious talent; honoring those who have paved the way, yet seeking to pursue her own path. Whether receiving the 2011 Grammy for “Best New Artist" or ...

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Esperanza Spalding: Radio Music Society

Read "Radio Music Society" reviewed by Jeff Winbush

When you've been invited to perform for the President of the United States, turned heads as the bass-playing beauty in the Academy Awards house band, toured with Prince and beat out teen dream Justin Bieber for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist, you're having a very good run in the spotlight--and it could turn your ...