Congratulations to jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding winner of Boston Music Award's "Best Jazz Artist of the Year."
The awards were announced on December 7, 2017 at the House of Blues in Boston. Here is a list of Boston Music Award winners in all categories.
Spalding is featured artist on the cover of the 2017-18 MassJazz Guide, a compendium of jazz activities and artists in Massachusetts. The annual guide is published by Mass Office of Travel & Tourism.
Spalding is teaching at Harvard University's Music Department,
Formed in 1987, the Boston Music Awards celebrated its 30th anniversary this year as the longest-running regional music awards in the United States.
For year round jazz in Massachusetts, visit MassJazz.com.