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Spalding returns to where she first found her groove

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By Valerie Gladstone
Globe Correspondent / October 1, 2010

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NEW YORK — With her outsize Afro, petite build, and straightforward manner, bassist, vocalist, and composer Esperanza Spalding doesn’t look the part of a rising star. But after just a few short years in the public eye, she’s shown enough understated glamour, talent, intelligence, and wit to win over multitudes of fans, in and outside of the jazz world. (Full article: 1099 words)

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