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Esperanza Spalding: Jazz As 'Radio Music'

The bassist and 2011 Grammy winner for Best New Artist explores the link between jazz and African-American identity on a new album.

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Geri Allen (left) and Esperanza Spalding perform together at the Mary Lou Williams Festival in 2010. Margot Schulman/ hide caption

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Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding performs at the Village Vanguard with the Joe Lovano Us Five, just a month before her Best New Artist win. John Rogers/ hide caption

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