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That channeled energy runs through her recorded catalog of seven collaborative and five solo albums.The most recent, , is out March 4th (Concord) and is a fresh artistic vision for Spalding--a daring tapestry of music, vibrant imagery, performance art and stage design.by Kendrick Lamar Released Friday on the sly, this collection of untitled tracks by the undisputed hip-hop master bristles with Lamar’s seething lyricism and layered grooves.“Untitled” was previously performed on ; “Untitled 2” was later debuted on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.This recent promotional photo of Esperanza Spalding shows her new look -- long braids and pastel framed eyeglasses -- juxtaposed against the style of the Spalding that rose to fame in 2011.(Courtesy Shore Fire Media)If you’re familiar with Esperanza Spalding’s name, it’s probably because of the 2011 Grammy Awards.Not long ago, Esperanza Spalding, the prodigiously gifted bassist, singer, and composer, performed at Yoshi’s, a posh sushi restaurant and jazz club in downtown Oakland, California.Spalding, twenty-five years old, was playing bass with the pianist Mc Coy Tyner, who, as part of the John Coltrane Quartet in the early sixties, helped create some of the most influential jazz music ever recorded, including the 1965 album “A Love Supreme.” For the Yoshi’s gig, Tyner had enlisted Coltrane’s son, Ravi, on saxophone, and a brilliant young musician named Francisco Mela on drums.
When the band began to play, her left hand swarmed the neck of her upright bass, spidering out speedy arpeggios and dashing upward in chromatic runs.That year, the 26-year-old Spalding, a Berklee College of Music-trained jazz bassist and singer, beat out Justin Bieber, Drake, Mumford & Sons and Florence and the Machine to win Best New Artist, one of the Recording Academy’s highest profile prizes. Spalding’s crossover appeal has always been apparent.She is charismatic, stylish and — it should go without saying — prodigiously talented.The very nature of her talent is exceptional.” That same year’s release, that featured Yo Yo Ma, Spalding pursued study of her first instrument, the violin, at a time when most children her age were just learning to read.
At age five, she was playing with the Chamber Music Society of Oregon in her hometown of Portland.by Joyce Maynard Maynard is known in the literary world both for her 1998 memoir about her teenage relationship with the much older J. Salinger and for her own body of work, both novels and journalism.