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'Robert Glasper Experiment: Live' Doesn't Do the Band Justice

With the exception of a handful of songs, Robert Glasper Experiment: Live doesn't look as good as it (sometimes) sounds.

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Robert Glasper Experiment - "Day to Day" (Singles Going Steady)

It's a downright shame to hear Casey Benjamin's smooth voice processed with such a dated use of Auto-Tune.

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Miles Davis, Robert Glasper, Bilal - "Ghetto Walkin'" (Singles Going Steady)

The tempo of "Ghetto Walkin" is noticeably faster than the Davis original, yet it creates a rich texture of sound that is well paced by the dry percussion.

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Various Artists: Miles Ahead Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Don Cheadle, director and star of Miles Ahead, has assembled a mostly enticing soundtrack to his film, though still peppered with a few inessentials.

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Miles Davis and Robert Glasper feat. Phonte - "Violets"

"Violets" is an excellent jazz-hop single to honor the great Miles Davis.

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Grammys 2016: 10 Essential Artists Who Helped Kendrick Lamar Shape 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

The To Pimp a Butterfly production credits illustrate its communal spirit.

Randall Roberts
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Monterey Jazz Festival: 19 September 2014 (Photos)

The 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival shone bright as a beacon for a long-standing organization with a mission for musical outreach and jazz education.

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Various Artists: The Best of Blue Note

Here's another one of those groovy, swingin', melodic and enjoyable exercises in futility.

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How Can a Listener Ignore the Influence of the Market on the Beautiful Art of Jazz?

Some will tar a record with being “commercial” due to preset notions of what one might think an artist should be doing, rather than listening for what he actually is doing.

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Robert Glasper and Bilal - "Letter to Hermione" (Robert Glasper & Jewels Remix) (stream)

Robert Glasper remixes the tune "Letter to Hermione" from his latest record, releasing this week via Blue Note, Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP.

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Robert Glasper Experiment: 29 February 2012 - New York

The Robert Glasper Experiment yielded to overwhelming demand by adding this second album release show.

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Robert Glasper: 30 August 2009 - New York

30 August 2009 - Le Poisson Rouge, New York / Word and Pictures by Thomas Hauner

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Robert Glasper Loves the Groove

On the eve of his third Blue Note release, Double Booked, jazz pianist Robert Glasper discusses his stylistic bifurcation, MC skills, and -- inevitably -- Michael Jackson's legacy.

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Robert Glasper: In My Element

A genuinely new sound for a jazz trio -- swing plus hip-hop brings something powerfully new.

Will Layman
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Robert Glasper: Canvas

This second issue by a very highly talented young pianist seems to have been let down at the planning stage. He deserves better.

Robert R. Calder
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