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Tag: Robert Glasper

Friday, November 29th

what’s new

Robert Glasper, “Gone” (feat. YBN Cordae, Bilal, Herbie Hancock), published 11/25/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

 

Wednesday, October 30th

what’s new

Robert Glasper (keyboards, vocals) with T3 (vocals), Chris Dave (drums), et al., J Dilla Tribute, live, New York, 10/25/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, September 8th

two takes

“Livin’ on a Prayer”

August Greene (Common [vocals], Robert Glasper [piano], Karriem Riggins [drums], et al.), live (backstage, Tonight Show), 8/13/18

 

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Bon Jovi, 1986

 

Friday, August 31st

what’s new

August Greene (Common [vocals], Robert Glasper [keyboards], Karriem Riggins [drums], et al.), “No Apologies,” live (TV show), 8/13/18

 

Friday, March 23rd

what’s new

August Greene (Common, vocals; Robert Glasper, keyboards; Karriem Riggins, drums; et al.) with guest singers Samora Pinderhughes, Maimouna Youssef, Brandy, Andra Day, live, Washington, D.C., 2/21/18

 

Friday, October 21st

sounds of Chicago

Common (with Robert Glasper [keyboards], Bilal [vocals], et al.), “I Used To Love H.E.R.,” “Letter To The Free,” “The Day The Women Took Over,” “Little Chicago Boy,” live, Washington, D.C. (White House Library), 10/3/16

 

Friday, 7/20/12

two takes

Robert Glasper Experiment, “Always Shine” (feat. Lupe Fiasco & Bilal)

TV show (David Letterman), 2/29/12

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Recording, Black Radio (2012)

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lagniappe

musical thoughts

Jazz, classical, R&B: so much great music, no matter the genre, shares a particular quality—density.

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reading table

It’s as if your body were itself a person
And the person wasn’t you.

—Frederick Seidel, “Track Bike” (excerpt), London Review of Books, 7/19/12

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art beat: yesterday at the Art Institute of Chicago (between court hearings at the nearby federal court building)

Willem de Kooning, Untitled XI (1975)

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