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Bassist Esperanza Spalding Scores Best New Artist Grammy

February 14, 2011 at 9:23 PM EST
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JEFFREY BROWN: And finally tonight: At last night’s annual music-world celebration, the Grammy for best new artist went to Esperanza Spalding, a jazz singer, bass player and composer you might remember from a story we did last fall.

Here’s an excerpt of her song “Little Fly” from the album “Chamber Music Society.”

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JEFFREY BROWN: You can see our interview with Esperanza Spalding, plus reports on several other of last night’s Grammy winners, by visiting Art Beat on our website.