Esperanza Spalding... and she swings too, Phat pocket...
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Her latest CD certainly has it's moments - she sings and plays like she is from Rio, but I think she actually grew up in Portland, OR. She's something of a prodigy.
Here she is on Jimmy Kimmel Live:
and this on 2nd Cup Cafe:
I was lucky enough to hear David Bowie's Berkeley gig before his health problems on the European leg of his tour a few years back. His touring band's bass player Gail Ann Dorsey was primal--she covered his Freddie Mercury duet, Under Pressure and killed.She has a website and may have put out a solo CD.