Amanpour and Company

Grammy-Winning Musician Esperanza Spalding Tells Her Story

Clip: 01/24/2020 | 17m 29s Video has closed captioning.

Esperanza Spalding is a force of nature—a bass player and singer who rose to stardom when she became the first jazz performer to win a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2011. Her newest solo album "12 Little Spells," is nominated for two Grammy Awards this year. She joins Walter Isaacson to discuss pushing the boundaries of musical genres—and how sound heals the soul.

Aired: 01/24/20

Rating: NR

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