Esperanza Spalding Wins Jazz Artist of the Year at Boston Music Awards


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Jazz bassist, singer and composer Esperanza Spalding won the Jazz Artist of the Year award at the annual Boston Music Awards ceremony held at the Liberty Hotel on Sunday, November 20, 2011.

The Boston Herald has a for a full list of winners in all of the categories.

A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Spalding has won several important awards this year. In October she won the DownBeat Readers Poll for Jazz Artist of the Year, and in February 2011 she won the Best New Artist Award at the 54th Grammy Awards.

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