Kyle Abraham grapples with artistic lineage and the cycle of racial injustice in America with his latest works, a collaboration with visual artist Glenn Ligon, jazz musician Robert Glasper, and dance legend Bill T. Jones. read more
Sounds like: Bilal, Amy Winehouse, Robert Glasper Song: Otis Brown III - You're Still The One (feat. Gretchen Parlato) What's so good? If I told you that the best song you'll hear today is a jazz cover of Shania Twain, just how furrowed...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Robert Glasper, Sly 5thave, Bilal Song: Otis Brown III - The Thought Of You - Part I (Ft. Bilal) What's so good? You may not know the name Otis Brown III yet, but if you're a modern jazz head, chances are you've heard his drumming. Show More Summary
Hundred Waters at Terminal 5 in 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Nancy Whang (The Juan Maclean/LCD Soundsystem) (DJ Set) @ Brooklyn Bowl...
Sounds like: Moses Sumney, Laura Mvula, Robert Glasper Song: Diggs Duke - Secrets Seem Rehearsed What's so good? Diggs Duke creates the kind of music you could easily believe was made a generation ago. His practice of channeling blues,...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Sly 5thAve, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Robert Glasper Song: Strawberry Jam - Lot More Livin What's so good? Sly 5thave is a busy guy. He performs regularly with Prince and he's about to hit the road with Quantic -- all while still creating original music for himself. Show More Summary
McFerrin followed in his father, Bobby's footsteps and went into experimental music, but, man, does he take it to another level. On this tune, he's collaborated with Robert Glasper (Robert Glasper Experiment) and Thundercat (solo) to create a jazz/hip hop masterpiece that will most likely be the centerpiece of his new album. Show More Summary
The lineup includes concerts by Robert Glasper, who will appear with Talib Kweli; Dum Dum Girls; Bebel Gilberto; Shen Wei Dance and Dance Theater of Harlem.
The West Coast is definitely on the rise… We just caught wind of this video from Inglewood rapper Damani Nkosi. The song is called “Now That’s Love” and it features Musiq Soulchild and Robert Glasper, it’s off Nkosi’s forthcoming al...
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Eddie Moore, Robert Glasper, Thundercat Song: Sly5thAve - Deme (Ft. Denitia) [download here] What's so good? Jazz really is becoming cool again. I mean, it never really stopped being cool. Show More Summary
David Byrne at Wellmont Theatre in 2013 (more by Greg Cristman) Browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows. Here are some highlights... Jherek Bischoff, David Byrne, Zola Jesus, Sondre Lerche, Greg Saunier of Deerhoof, Mirah @...
Kaytra’s always up to something, and this time it’s a little spin on More Love by the Robert Glasper Experiment. After listening to this song, it feels as though it […] Related posts: Teedra Moses – Be Your Girl (Kaytranada Edition) BANKS – Waiting Game (Kaytranada Remix) Cyril Hahn – Perfect Form (Kaytranada Remix)
Photographer Doug Seymour spent the day with Glasper and the band during their stop at The Queen in Wilmington, Del. for World Cafe Live.
Bilal at Prince tribute in March (more by Fred Pessaro) The annual Winter Jazz Fest is returning in 2014 for its 10th anniversary, happening from January 7 - 11. Artists playing include John Medeski, Nels Cline, Robert Glasper, Bilal, Ravi...
DJ Soul Sister continues her latest mission to bring great modern jazz to New Orleans by teaming with Bowery Presents and the Civic Theater for this rare appearance by the Grammy-award winning pianist and composer. Glasper is part of the newest generation of genre-busting jazz musicians. Show More Summary
On Tuesday night I went to see Robert Glasper perform with the Robert Glasper Experiment at New York's Best Buy Theater. I feel as though I saw the contemporary equivalent of Benny Goodman's 1938 Carnegie Hall concert. If jazz-R&B winds...
This Week in Jazz: Curtis Fuller, Dorado Schmitt, Eddie Palmieri, Robert Glasper, Nilson Matta and much more. [ more › ]
It's traditional in almost all genres of music that the innovators are always given the most attention. This holds true in jazz as right now as artists like m: Robert Glasper, m: Rudresh Mahanthappa, and m: Darcy James Argue are praised for being bold innovators in the world of jazz. Show More Summary