Esperanza Spalding—the most beautiful talented human being in the universe—sings “What a Wonderful World” at the Oscars.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Feb 27, 2012
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Esperanza Spalding, Esperanza Spalding.

Sorry, doesn’t seem to be any videos out there (let me know in comments if you find something?) Here’s audio:


> Video of Cirque du Soleil at the Oscars.

> Another rendition of What a Wonderful World worth listening to.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “Esperanza Spalding—the most beautiful talented human being in the universe—sings “What a Wonderful World” at the Oscars.”

  1. AnOldTimer says:

    Gorgeous voice, beautiful woman, great song, and the most fabulous afro I have seen in decades!

    All around a good thing.

  2. Vero Barnes says:

    When she one the new of the year in 2010, over Justin Beiber, a CBC Radio (in Canada) made a special tribute show. I found out about her then and I also think that she is an amazing singer and bass player. Here is the link to her website where you can listen to more of her songs

    Here is one of her video "Little Fly" based on the poem by William Blake

    For the elephant readers who read French (?!) here is a post I had written on her

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