September 20, 2012
Magic Dust: After graduating a year early in 2005, Esperanza Spalding became Berklee College of Music’s youngest-ever instructor at the age of 20.
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MJF headliner Esperanza Spalding raps with the Weekly about her groundbreaking Grammy Award, discovering the bass and cultivating creativity.
In a way, Esperanza Spalding’s “Little Fly” – a William Blake poem she remolded into a song accompanied by upright bass and an understated string section – is a metaphor for the jazz artist herself: ...