Esperanza Spalding: Grammy Award Results 2011

What an honor to win a Grammy for Best New Artist. I can only imagine how excited she was when she got the news. If you watched the Grammys though I am sure you saw how excited she was. Who could I be talking about expect for Esperanza Spalding?

esperanza spaldingEsperanza Spalding did win the Grammy for Best New Artist but that doesn’t mean that she hasn’t been on the scene for a while. This 26 year old has been trained in jazz/chamber music. She is a very talented musician and singer. Esperanza Spalding has actually been making jazz world headlines since before her debut solo “Junjo” in 2006.

She attended the Berklee Academy of Music and became a professor after she graduated at only 20 years old. This was only the beginning for her. She began to travel with jazz musicians and even the president. Esperanza Spalding has a very bright future in store.

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