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Atlanta Concerts this week: Dave Matthews Band, Chris Stapleton

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...

Robert Glasper mines the Miles Davis archive on the inside-out tribute 'Everything's Beautiful'

"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...

Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff - Me & Me

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

Erykah Badu and Robert Glasper Rework Miles Davis' “Maiysha”: Listen

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

Miles Davis & Robert Glasper – “Maiysha (So Long)” (Feat. Erykah Badu)

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 […]

Hear Erykah Badu Duet With Miles Davis on New 'Maiysha' Remix

"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...

This Week in Jazz

Rochelle Rice, The 21st Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival, Robert Glasper, and much more. [ more › ]

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

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Featuring the professor tandem of Robert Glasper and Ashley Kahn.

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

2 months agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

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

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