TITLE

BEYOND JAZZ

AUTHOR(S)
HAMPTON, DREAM
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Smithsonian;Dec2012, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles jazz bassist, composer, and vocalist Esperanza Spalding, who won a Grammy Award in 2011 for Best New Artist. Her musical releases include "Chamber Music Society" and "Radio Music Society." The author comments on Spalding's promotion of environmentally-friendly fashion and her musical collaborations. Other topics include her musical training at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts and her incorporation of musical influences outside of jazz including blues, hop-hop, and contemporary classical.
ACCESSION #
83710419

 

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