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Meshell Ndegeocello Wins Herb Alpert Award in the Arts

The bassist and singer/songwriter was one of five artists to receive awards

Meshell Ndegeocello at the 2019 Winter Jazzfest in New York
Meshell Ndegeocello at the 2019 Winter Jazzfest in New York (photo: Jonathan Chimene)

Meshell Ndegeocello, the esteemed bassist and singer/songwriter, has been awarded the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts. As one of five winners, Ndegeocello receives an unrestricted prize of $75,000.

Ndegeocello, 50, was chosen by a panel of musicians including Derek Bermel, Vijay Iyer, and Pamela Z.

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