The University of Texas at Dallas, ATEC, School of Arts & Humanities and Crow Museum of Asian Art invite you to join Grammy winner, jazz visionary, and UT Dallas 2021 Brettell Award recipient esperanza spalding in conversation with UT Dallas luminaries on March 7 at 1:00 p.m. in SSA 13.330.

Join us as Grammy winner esperanza spalding presents her current work for a discussion.

FREE and OPEN to the public.

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About esperanza:

Called “the 21st century’s jazz genius” by National Public Radio, spalding has won four Grammy Awards, including best new artist in 2011 — she was the first jazz artist to win that award, beating fellow nominees Justin Bieber, Drake, Florence and the Machine, and Mumford & Sons. spalding’s latest album, “Songwrights Apothecary Lab,” recently was nominated for a 2022 Grammy award for best jazz vocal album.

spalding has toured and performed with jazz and pop legends, and played for former President Barack Obama three times. In 2009, she performed at his Nobel Peace Prize ceremony and concert at his request.

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Student Services Building Addition (SSA), 13.330
800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021


Crow Museum of Asian Art, Harry W. Bass Jr. School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology


Caroline Kim

UTD strives to create inclusive and accessible events in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require an accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact the event coordinator (listed above) at least 10 business days prior to the event. If you have any additional questions, please email and the AccessAbility Resource Center at

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