Birth Name: Esperanza Emily Spalding
Place of Birth: Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 18, 1984
*father – African-American
*mother – possibly Welsh, Hispanic, and Native American
Esperanza Spalding is an American jazz bassist, singer, songwriter, and composer.
She has said:
I don’t know my exact ethnic heritage, but I do know that my family has Welsh, Hispanic, and Native American roots in addition to the un-identified roots from Africa.