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By Peter Hum, Ottawa Citizen April 12, 2012 Jazz bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding, winner of the best new artist Grammy Award in 2011, will play the Ottawa Jazz Festival. The TD Ottawa International Jazz Festival's crossover strategy will continue

From there the bill features familiar names such as veterans Pat Metheny and Tony Bennett, guitarist Bill Frisell, jazz artist of the moment Esperanza Spalding and the rambunctious funk of New Orleans' Trombone Shorty. In addition to nodding toward the

New York — If you didn't know much about Esperanza Spalding – and many people didn't before her surprise Grammy win last year – you might be inclined to think that her latest album, "Radio Music Society," is the jazz artist's attempt to cross over

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Esperanza Spalding is, as they say, polymath. She can do jazz, she can do classical, she can do blues, she can do pop/rock. The only thing I've not heard her do is Gospel. And she writes her own stuff, as well as giving spiffy