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Aretha Franklin Sings Prince's "Purple Rain," Herbie Hancock Performs at the White House: Watch

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

Blue Note Jazz Festival 2016 lineup (6 Robert Glasper shows, Talib Kweli, Al Jarreau, Al Kooper & more)

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…

Watch The Video For Robert Glasper And Bilal's Miles Davis Rework, "Ghetto Walkin'"

"It fit like a glove to tell the story of a young black man in 2016. Miles is always relevant, that's his genius."

Robert Glasper teaching a Miles Davis course at NYU, scored the 'Miles Ahead' biopic

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…

Fall NYU Course Will Teach Students About Miles Davis

4 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Featuring the professor tandem of Robert Glasper and Ashley Kahn.

Robert Glasper ft. Phonte – Violets (Prod. by 9th Wonder)

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 […]

R&B Singer-Songwriter SiR Is Proud to Rep Inglewood's Thriving Music Scene

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...

Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu Feature on Miles Davis Tribute LP

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...

Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Bilal, KING Featured on Miles Davis Tribute Album

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

Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, KING Appear On Miles Davis Tribute Album

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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 […]

Mix Tape: I’ve burned my bridges just to hear your laugh, I’ve sold my shit just to say hello again

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

Video: Lalah Hathaway ft. Snoop Dogg, Robert Glasper & Terrace Martin – Ghetto Boy

3 months agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

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 […]

Just Blaze Shares Unreleased Kanye West, Jay Z, Usher Music on Q-Tip's Beats 1 Show

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

Robert Glasper Will Make You Listen to More Jazz

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

"I'm One of the Ones Your Bullets Missed"--"Got Over" (Robert Glasper w/ Harry Belafonte)

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.

My Conversation With Robert Glasper On the Diversity of Black Music

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

How Jazzman Robert Glasper Won Over the Hip-Hop Heads

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

Robert Glasper "Covers" Kendrick Lamar's "I'm Dying of Thirst" as Tribute to Black Lives Lost

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.

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