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Sonics + Visuals for "Maiysha (So Long)" from Everything 's Beautiful, Robert Glasper's meditation on Miles Davis, which features vocals from Erykah Badu.
Erykah Badu directed the humorous clip for her collaboration with Robert Glasper, "Maiysha (So Long)." Glasper's versions of Miles Davis' recordings, Everything's Beautiful, is out now. In the video, Badu plays a "neurotic, beatnik chanteuse" named Sarah Bellam who is seen backstage before a show. She argues with her keyboardist and...
Robert Glasper released the wonderful collection of reimagined Miles Davis tunes Everything’s Beautiful a little less than a month ago. It had a host of notable features from Bilal, Illa J, KING, Stevie Wonder, Hiatus Kaiyote, and many others. One of the standout tracks was the third single “Maiysha (So Long)” featuring Erykah Badu, and […]
The song is from Glasper's Everything's Beautiful album.
Erykah Badu and Robert Glasper have shared a new music video for "Maiysha (So Long)," from Glasper's Everything's Beautiful, a reimagining and reinterpretation of Miles Davis compositions. Badu wrote new lyrics for the track, which is...Show More Summary
Visuals for "Maiysha (So Long)" will premiere June 24.
Pianist Robert Glasper has spent the past 10 years decorously disassembling whatever walls folk may imagine separate the romantic funk of modern R&B from the abstract truths and monster chops of modern jazz. This not-having-two-effs-to-give quality alone renders Glasper a qualified son of Miles Davis and the ideal cat to aid actor/director/screenwriter/...
Featuring Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, and many more.
SATURDAY ATL Soul Life Music Festival On Saturday, Syleena Johnson, the Robert Glasper Experiment, Lalah Hathaway, Eric Roberson and Anthony David will take the stage at Wolf Creek, while the second day of the festival will spotligh...
"The jazz community kind of kills the alive to praise the dead," Robert Glasper told The Times in a 2012 interview for his album “Black Radio.” In addition to being successful enough to spawn a sequel, that record forged a path through jazz, R&B and hip-hop so inviting that a number of albums released...
Sounds like: Anthony Hamilton, Robert Glasper, Dr. Dundiff Song: Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff - Me & Me What's so good? If you're looking for true old-school soul music, Louisville's Otis Junior is your man. Junior, who released his first full length album in April, is deserving of a ton of recognition. Show More Summary
Two legends from different eras converge on Robert Glasper's reverent remix.
From Glasper's Everything's Beautiful album.
On the heels of the Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead and its soundtrack, Jazz pianist Robert Glasper has been reworking snippets of Miles Davis' studio recordings for a Davis tribute album called Everything's Beautiful. One such recording is a remix of “Maiysha” featuring Erykah Badu. Show More Summary
A couple months back we learned that a host of notable names would be featured on the Miles Davis tribute album Everything’s Beautiful. Erykah Badu, KING, Stevie Wonder, Hiatus Kaiyote, Bilal, Phonte, Illa J, and John Scofield (a guitarist from Davis’ band), among others, will all make appearances. Bilal’s feature, “Ghetto Walkin’,” dropped in tandem […]
"I think Miles would've loved Erykah," pianist and producer Robert Glasper told Rolling Stone recently, during a conversation about Everything's Beautiful, an upcoming album on which he reworked snippets of Miles Davis' studio recordings to create entirely new tracks. One of the highlights of the release, which stemmed from Glasper's...
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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…