TFTD

“I decided that I was just happy to be a visitor from the liberated realm of jazz, and I decided then, whatever happens, I always want to be surveyor of the territory.” […] “I want to be the one deciding what my art means, how it’s presented, even if that means not becoming a pop superstar.”

–Esperanza Spalding, who won a Grammy last night as Best New Artist. You go, girl.

via The Canadian Press: Esperanza Spalding is getting the wider audience she had sought, but on her terms.

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