Last night, Herbie Hancock, Terrace Martin, and Robert Glasper played at the International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert, held at the White House in Washington, D.C. Watch a webcast of the show below. After opening remarks from President...Show More Summary
We already mentioned that the upcoming Kamasi Washington and McCoy Tyner shows in Central Park would be part of the 2016 Blue Note Jazz Festival, and now the full lineup and schedule is here. Continue reading…
"It fit like a glove to tell the story of a young black man in 2016. Miles is always relevant, that's his genius."
Jazz/hip hop musician Robert Glasper will now double as a professor at NYU, helping to teach a course on Miles Davis, whose new biopic Miles Ahead (starring Don Cheadle), he scored. For the class, he's teaming with Ashley Kahn, author of Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece... Continue reading…
Featuring the professor tandem of Robert Glasper and Ashley Kahn.
In honor of what would have been the 90th birthday of of Miles Davis, Robert Glasper will be releasing his new project Everything’s Beautiful, which will feature 11 tracks offering new takes on classic Davis recordings. Today we get a preview of the album via “Violets,” a new collaboration between Glasper, Phonte and producer 9th […]
We premiere Robert Glasper, Phonte, and 9th Wonder's new Miles Davis rework and speak with Glasper about his new album.
Inglewood’s Sir Darryl Farris didn’t choose music. Music chose him. The singer, songwriter, producer and engineer, know professionally as SiR, has worked with Anita Baker, Jill Scott, Robert Glasper and Tyrese — even though he didn't start taking music seriously until he was 22. SiR showcased his innate ability to...
The legacy of jazz legend Miles Davis will be celebrated on a pair of new releases curated by Grammy-winning pianist Robert Glasper. The first, Everything's Beautiful, is an all-star tribute album that finds Glasper reimagining Davis songs with guests like Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, Laura Mvula, Bilal, John Scofield and more. The...
Photo by David Redfern/Redferns Robert Glasper's new album Everything's Beautiful features 11 reinterpretations of songs by Miles Davis. It's out May 27 via Sony, and it features guest appearances from Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, KING, Laura Mvula, Phonte, Illa J, Georgia Anne Muldrow, and others. Show More Summary
Miles Ahead — the Miles Davis biopic which Don Cheadle, wrote, directed, and stars in — is quickly approaching its release on 4/1. The original motion picture soundtrack is out the same day, but Robert Glasper is taking the jazz legend’s music a step further than the soundtrack with the announcement of Everything’s Beautiful, an […]
01. Frank Ocean - "Thinkin Bout You" 02. Arcade Fire - "The Suburbs" 03. Blood, Sweat & Tears - "You've Made Me So Very Happy" 04. Gerry Mulligan - "Night Lights" 05. Robert Glasper Experiment - "The Consequences Of Jealousy (Georgia Anne Muldrow's Sassy Geemix)" 06. Show More Summary
Lalah Hathaway, daughter of Donny, drops a new take on her father’s 1971 classic “Little Ghetto Boy” featuring a verse from Snoop Dogg plus instrumentation and production by Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin. Hathaway’s original cover of her dad’s track appeared on her 2015 album Live, but this new version is up on iTunes for purchase […]
Photo by Erez Avissar Last night, Just Blaze took over Q-Tip's Beats 1 show "Abstract Radio". He unveiled a bunch of unreleased exclusives, including an alternate version of Kanye West's "Touch the Sky" with Robert Glasper, a rework of Jay Z's "Early in the Morning", Rick Ross' "Lord Knows" verse over "Computer Love", and more. Show More Summary
Photo by Don Q Hannah, courtesy of Robert Glasper It's been a good year for jazz reaching into the mainstream: Releases like Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, Ghostface Killah’s recent collaboration Sour Soul with Toronto jazz trio...Show More Summary
The passion, the brevity, the integrity, the honor, the humility: Harry Belafonte tells his story--and ours--in two minutes with the help of the Robert Glasper Trio.
Andrew F. Scott, Cartasia 2012 Not Breathing Easy: Robert Glasper, Terence Blanchard & the Jazz Tradition of Protest by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Generations ago, Jazz musicians were still a vital part...Show More Summary
Tonight I'm joined by two-time Grammy-winner Robert Glasper. The talented and innovative pianist has reunited with his jazz trio on the hit new album, Covered, which was recorded in front of a live audience at Capitol Studios. SinceShow More Summary
Robert Glasper Jacob Blickenstaff Pianist Robert Glasper is a leading figure in the contemporary jazz scene, but he has never been far from his diverse influences. And while he possesses a deep gift for invention and improvisation, his...Show More Summary
On Robert Glasper's phenomenal new trio recording Covered, he closes with a cover of Kendrick Lamar's "I'm Dying of Thirst" that serves as a memorial to #BlackLivesLost.