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Esperanza Spalding wins best new artist at the Grammy AwardsLos Angeles Times | Feb. 13, 7:22 p.m. PT
Esperanza Spalding was awarded the trophy for best new artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards on Sunday night. The Portland native turned heads with her rich brand of jazz fusion -- and her mile-high tresses. The jazz bassist and singer's eponymous album flirts with Latin and Cuban jazz, and the 26-year-old sings in English, Spanish and Portuguese on the disc.
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