Esperanza Spalding--- is a jazz bassist, cellist and singer, who draws upon many genres in her own compositions.She has won 4 Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Award for Best New Artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards,making her the first jazz artist to win the award
Tamia (Tamia Marilyn Hill (née Washington)), Grammy-nominated Canadian R+B singer-songwriter whose music spans several genres: R+B, neo-soul, hip-hop soul, pop, gospel, jazz, & soft rock. Discovered by Quincy Jones, she is best known for hits You Put a Move On My Heart, Slow Jams, Missing You, Questions, Stranger in My House, So into You, Me, and Beautiful Surprise. She has multiple sclerosis, which has negatively affected her professional career. She is married to NBA player Grant Hill.