Esperanza Spalding will tour the United States in 2012.

Esperanza Spalding, who last year emerged into public consciousness by becoming the first jazz musician to win a Grammy Award for Best New Artist, will take her talents on a 2012 tour. Tickets are on sale now unless otherwise noted:

4/18 – Buffalo, NY – Center for the Arts
4/19 – Cleveland, OH – Metro Campus Auditorium
4/21 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
4/22 – Boston, MA – Orpheum Theatre (on sale 1/17)
4/24 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre (on sale 1/27)
4/25 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom (on sale 1/27)
4/27 – Hollywood, CA – The Music Box (on sale 1/21)
4/28 – Phoenix, AZ – JW Desert Ridge Jazz Festival
5/1 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues (on sale 1/16)
5/2 – Houston, TX – House of Blues (on sale 1/16)
5/3 – New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
5/5 – Austin, TX – Paramount Theatre
6/27 – Ottawa, ON – Ottawa Jazz Festival (on sale TBD)
6/29 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis Theatre
6/30 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center (on sale TBD)

Of course, Spalding has landed in huge theaters and festival lineups around the world, but perhaps no venue is bigger than the White House – where she performed in 2009, well before any of this Grammy hooplah went down: