Esperanza Spalding (1 Upcoming Events)
Esperanza Spalding is a jazz musician from Portland, Oregon. She has been playing music since she was just 5 years old, and is classically trained on the violin, cello, guitar, and bass. Her primary instrument is bass; her jazz fusion music features Spalding belting melodies while playing jazzy bass lines. She won a Grammy for best new artist, and her albums have consistently topped the Jazz charts.