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     Esperanza Spalding

Born: Oct 18, 1984 in Portland, OR
Genres: Jazz
Styles: World Fusion, Latin Jazz, Post-Bop, Jazz-Pop, Contemporary Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz
Instruments: Bass, Bass (Electric), Vocals

Hailed as a prodigy on the acoustic double bass within months of first touching the instrument as a 15-year-old, Esperanza Spalding has emerged as a fine jazz bassist, but has also distinguished herself playing blues, funk, hip-hop, pop fusion, and Brazilian and Afro-Cuban styles as well. Born in Portland, OR in 1984, Spalding was not well served by the public school system and soon dropped out of classes to be home-schooled. Returning to the public school system at 15, she encountered her first acoustic bass (she had already been playing violin for several years) and immediately took to the instrument. Dropping out of school again, Spalding enrolled in classes at Portland State University as a 16-year-old, and earned her B.A. in just three years and was immediately hired as an instructor in the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston in the spring of 2005. After touring and playing with a whole host of artists, including Joe Lovano, Patti Austin, Michel Camilo, Charlie Haden, Regina Carter, Pat Metheny, Dave Samuels, and many others, in addition to heading her own jazz trio, Spalding recorded and released Junjo on the Barcelona-based Ayva imprint in 2006, following it with 2008's simply named Esperanza (on Heads Up Records), which scored big with critics and listeners alike. The album topped Billboard's contemporary jazz chart and remained on it for over 70 weeks. In addition, it became the best-selling album by a new jazz artist internationally during 2008. Spalding followed it up with Chamber Music Society in August of 2010. The set was comprised of eight originals and three covers - including Dimitri Tiomkin and Ned Washington's "Wild Is the Wind" and Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Inutil Paisagem." It was performed by Spalding's quartet with guest vocal appearances from Milton Nascimento and Gretchen Parlato, a small string section, and guitarist Ricardo Vogt.

- Steve Leggett (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=16818 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
esperanzaspalding.com Official website. Biography, discography
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanza_Spalding About from 'wikipedia'
ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Сполдинг,_Эсперанса О исполнителе из 'википедии' [ru]
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanza_Spalding About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
ru.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Сполдинг,_Эсперанса О исполнителе из 'мобильной википедии' [mobile] [ru]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Esperanza Spalding - 'Chamber Music Society' - 2010, Telarc Jazz
  как соисполнитель ...
 Stanley Clarke - 'The Toys Of Men' - 2007, Heads Up
 Lionel Loueke - 'Mwaliko' - 2010, Blue Note
 Joe Lovano - 'Bird Songs' - 2011, Blue Note, EMI
 Bobby McFerrin - 'Spirityouall' - 2013, Sony Masterworks
 Mike Stern - 'All Over The Place' - 2012, Heads Up

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