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"Esperanza Spalding (born October 18, 1984 [27 years old])is an American multi-instrumentalist best known as a jazz bassist and singer, who draws upon many genres in her own compositions. In 2011, she won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards, making her the first jazz artist to win the award. Esperanza Spalding grew up in the King neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, a neighborhood she describes as "ghetto" and "pretty scary". Her mother raised her and her brother as a single parent. Spalding has a diverse ethnic background; her father is African-American her mother is of Welsh, Native American and Hispanic descent." For more detail history see the videos below or go to her Wikipedia page - Esperanza Spalding. The Videos below are showing some of Esperanza Spalding early years to the recent times.