Get to Know Esperanza Spalding (and Her Fabulous Fro)

February 14, 2011  |  

“Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” stirred her musical talents

At four years old, Spalding saw Yo- Yo Ma perform on the show and she was hooked. On her official website the bassist said, “It was definitely the thing that hipped me to the whole idea of music as a creative pursuit.”

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  • mr.spalding

    shes also my wife… duhhhh

  • Candace

    Oh yea and she had an album before Esperanza… Junjo I think its called

  • Candace

    I love her! I was surprised that she was nominated for best new artist because she has been around for so long. I bought Ezperanza back in 2008 and have been up on her music ever since.