Sounds like: Henry Wu, BadBadNotGood, Robert Glasper What's so good? Despite nearly thirty years in the game, Gilles Peterson still has his ear closer to the ground than just about anyone else. That's proven with the latest act to gain Gilles' precious support, London duo Yussef Kamaal. Show More Summary
For the Week of December 21 by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): NPR's Scott Simon interviewed jazz pianist and songwriter Robert Glasper, who has created nine albums, won a Grammy, and has collaborated with a range of great musicians. Show More Summary
'In a moment for African-American representation in television and film, it also appears to be a moment for improvisational jazz. Grammy award winning pianist Robert Glasper, the ear behind the Robert Glasper Experiment, is feeling his way through it, not knowing how his songs will begin or end. Show More Summary
'The reality is my people have given the worldSo many styles of music you know so many stylesSo why should I confine myself to one?We want to explore them all' -- Robert Glaspar
Featuring Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Robert Glasper, and more.
Bilal and Robert Glasper assist on a politically charged track from Black America Again.
The veteran rapper stopped by and performed mostly all new hits from his upcoming release, 'Black America Again.' Continue reading…
Common recently took part in a special episode of NPR‘s Tiny Desk concert series shot at Barack Obama’s crib. He was joined by Robert Glasper, Karriem Riggins and Bilal, and he performed classics like “I Used to Love H.E.R” plus a couple of new cuts, “The Day the Women Took Over” and “Little Chicago Boy”, […]
The NPR “Tiny Desk Concert” was part of the White House’s South By South Lawn event.
Common performed a “Tiny Desk Concert” for NPR at the White House during the inaugural White House SXSW South by South Lawn event yesterday. He was joined by Robert Glasper and Bilal, and performed “I Used to Love H.E.R.” as well asShow More Summary
Tonight's NYC shows include James Blake, Bad Religion/Against Me!, Robert Glasper, and more. Continue reading…
Common has shared a new song featuring Stevie Wonder called “Black America Again,” via Complex. Produced by Karriem Riggins and Robert Glasper, the song features Esperanza Spalding on bass, J Rock on “scratches,” Patrick Warren on strings,...Show More Summary
Robert Glasper revealed that he is starting a new musical group with Terrace Martin and James Fauntleroy (of Cocaine 80s), during a recent interview with Complex. He said that the group are going to do a “little record or an EP,” and...Show More Summary
The prolific musician on the cultural and historical motivations behind his band’s new album, ArtScience
Those searching for a breakout success story in jazz over the last five years would be hard-pressed to top Robert Glasper. However, for a better read on the trajectory of the Houston-born keyboardist, it may be more instructive to think of “breakout” in terms of what one does to leave a prison....
Sounds like: Taylor McFerrin, Robert Glasper Song: James Tillman - Rat Race What's so good? Who the hell does this guy think he is? James, ey? Well I'll tell you all something about this James cat; this man has put together one hellShow More Summary
Sounds like: Taylor McFerrin, Robert Glasper Song: Thundercat - Bus In These Streets What's so good? The great thing about music is that it occasionally joins two things that should otherwise be separate -- ie. cats and thunder. A really...Show More Summary
The song will be featured on Glasper's upcoming album, ArtScience which is due out on September 16. Continue reading…
ArtScience is out September 16.