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aka: Robert Andre Glasper
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GRAMMY AWARD winning Robert Andre Glasper (born April 6, 1978) is an American pianist, record producer, songwriter, and musical arranger. His artistry bridges several different musical and artistic genres, mostly centered on jazz.
To date, Robert Glasper has won five Grammy Awards and received eleven nominations across eight categories.
Outside of his own musical work, he has co-written and produced on albums by Mac Miller, Anderson .Paak, Banks, Herbie Hancock, Big K.R.I.T., Brittany Howard, Bilal, Denzel Curry, Q-Tip, and Talib Kweli amongst others.
He won the 2017 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for his song “A Letter to the Free” featured in Ava DuVernay’s critically hailed documentary, 13th, with Common and Karriem Riggins.
Glasper also composed the score for the documentary film, The Apollo, and composed the original score for Issa Rae’s The Photograph.
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He has also been an Artist in Residence at some of the most prestigious festivals and institutions worldwide, including the London Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, The Kennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, and the Blue Note Jazz Club.
Robert Glasper straddles two distinct worlds. He is an accomplished jazz pianist who was signed to Blue Note Records in his mid-twenties. And he works with many hip-hop and R&B artists, both in the studio and on the stage: Q-Tip (musician), Mos Def, and Maxwell, to name a few. Glasper cites Tribe Called Quest as his gateway to hip-hop.
In February 2012, Robert Glasper released his fifth and seminal album, Black Radio, which featured performances by a lineup of neo-soul and hip-hop artists, including Lupe Fiasco, Bilal, Lalah Hathaway, Erykah Badu, and Yasiin Bey.
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In October 2013, Glasper released Black Radio 2. The core remained the Robert Glasper Experiment, featuring Robert Glasper on keyboards, Derrick Hodge on bass, Mark Colenburg on drums, and Casey Benjamin on vocoder and saxophone. Guest vocalists included Common, Brandy, Jill Scott, Marsha Ambrosius, Anthony Hamilton, Faith Evans, Norah Jones, Snoop Dogg, Lupe Fiasco, and Emeli Sandé.
On June 16, 2015, Robert Glasper released Covered, a return to his acoustic piano trio format alongside musicians Damion Reid and Vicente Archer. The album features cover songs, drawn from an eclectic variety of artists, including Radiohead, John Legend, Kendrick Lamar, and Joni Mitchell.
2015 saw Robert Glasper and Lauryn Hill co-produce Nina Revisited… A Tribute to Nina Simone, an all-star tribute album pegged to the release of Liz Garbus’s documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? The album features artists bringing a contemporary reimagining of Nina Simone’s catalogue, including contributions from Usher, Common, and Mary J. Blige.
2016 saw Glasper receive attention for his prominent role on Kendrick Lamar‘s critically acclaimed album To Pimp a Butterfly, notably playing on the Grammy-winning track, “These Walls”.
In October 2016, Glasper co-hosted the inaugural Blue Note Cruise alongside Gregory Porter.
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In January 2017, Robert Glasper performed with Christina Aguilera at Taking the Stage, the celebratory concert commemorating the opening of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. It was hosted by Dave Chappelle and featured a plethora of other icons of black music and culture, including Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Chuck D, and others.
In September 2017, Glasper appeared on a live stream with Esperanza Spalding while recording “Heaven in Pennies” for Spalding’s album, Exposure, which was released in December 2017.
Glasper’s albums are centered on his work as a solo artist and two bands: The Robert Glasper Trio (on piano Robert Glasper, drummer Damion Reid, and bassist Vicente Archer) as an acoustic jazz trio, and The Robert Glasper Experiment (Glasper, drummer Mark Colenburg, saxophonist/vocoderist Casey Benjamin and bassist Derrick Hodge) as an electronic act that defies genre norms from any single discipline.
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“That’s what makes this band unique… We can go anywhere, literally anywhere, we want to go. We all have musical ADD and we love it.”
With primary influences in neo-soul, hip-hop, jazz, gospel, and R&B, Robert Glasper also has reinterpreted songs from rock acts Nirvana, Radiohead, Soundgarden, and David Bowie. As a jazz artist, Rashod D. Ollison reviewed him after the release of Canvas as “a gifted jazz musician with a brilliant, energetic technique and a fresh, mesmerizing sense of melody and composition”.
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