October 10, 2012 1:33 AM

Review | Esperanza Spalding flashes star power at Helzberg Hall

Esperanza Spalding’s first headlining appearance in Kansas City since winning the 2011 Grammy Award for best new artist was sensational. Backed by a youthful 11-piece band, she displayed impeccable musicianship and stagecraft in a mesmerizing two-hour performance.

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