Jazz singer/bassist Esperanza Spaulding is a native of Portland, Oregon and a graduate of The Berklee College of Music where at the age of 20, she became the youngest professor to date. She won a grammy in 2011 and has played for President Obama at the White House and performed with artists such as Prince, Stevie Wonder, Stanley Clarke & Herbie Hancock. Her new Jazz album entitled, “Radio Music Society” is due out March 20th, 2012.
Esperanza oozes music from her fingers, from her soul. She has an effortless style and a free-spirited approach to her art. It is a genuine pleasure to see and hear her play.
Here is an interview from 2011: