At an early photo session, a baby-faced Spalding sported shoulder-length natural ringlets.
At the Newport Jazz Festival, Spalding tied her ’fro back from her face with striped scarf.
At the Playboy Jazz Festival, Spalding pinned up the top half of her coils and let some tendrils escape.
Spalding performed with a fluffy, supersized afro at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert.
Esperanza rocked a gold fringed headband at the Jazz A Vienne Festival in France.
At the BET Awards, all eyes were on Spalding’s perfectly formed ’fro and feathered hair accessesory.
At the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival, Spalding swept her ’fro into a pouffy bun and tied on a vividly printed scarf.
Onstage at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival, Spalding rocked freshly shampooed, wash-and-go coils.
During a performance at Barcelona’s Festival del Mil.lenni, Spalding swooped a front layer across her forehead and pinned it in the back. Such a cute coif!
Esperanza tucked her ’fro into a beret at the 2011 Grammy rehearsals. Such a cute antidote on do-I-really-have-to-do-my-hair days!
At the 2011 Grammy’s, Esperanza picked out her soft coils, resulting in a gorgeously lush afro.
To accept her Grammy award, Spalding changed into a pea green gown and pinned the back of her hair into a chignon, leaving the front out.
We secretly envied Spalding’s lush halo of coily hair, which she proudly flaunted at the Academy Awards.
With the release of her latest album Radio Music Society, Spalding attended an album signing sporting defined, wash-and-go ringlets.