Esperanza Spalding is one of the most famous multi-instrumentalist in America. She is best known as jazz bassist. Also she sings.
She started to make music by playing violin on five. But the main point in her life was discovering bass on 14. She took a scholarship on Portland State University music program on 16.
The main event made her so famous was Barack Obama’s selection. President selected her as the main performer on Nobel Peace Prize night on 2009. Then she’s selected to Park City Jazz Festival as known one of the most important Jazz festivals. Then appearance on PBS in Austin City Limits program made her most searched woman on Google for a long time. How many Esperanza Spalding albums are there?
She won the Best New Artist on Grammy Award and Jazz Artist of the Year on Boston Music Awards in 2011. She’s again on most talking topics of America as playing on Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.
She has 4 solo albums and 7 collaborative albums. Her last album Radio Music Society is one of the most influential albums of 2012. Album is 1th on the Jazz lists for one month in America.
Her other solo albums are Junjo, Esperanza and Chamber Music Society. Her debut album Junjo couldn’t made a big impact but took good critics from Jazz authorities like Allmusic. Her second album Esperanza stayed on lists for 70 weeks. Her third album Chamber Music Society has also seen as her first professional album with a new image and sound. Album was on the top of Billboard Top Jazz Albums and Billboard Heatseekers for weeks.