Greer, Carlos
March 2011
People;3/7/2011, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p46
The article focuses on jazz musician Esperanza Spalding who discusses being the first jazz musician to win the Best New Artist Grammy Award, the negative reaction to her award from fans of musician Justin Bieber and on being the opening act for a rock concert given by rock musician Prince.


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