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The Robert Glasper Experiment performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

Listen Robert Glasper Experiment, Live In Concert WBGO

August 4, 2013 – The pianist and his hip-hop hybrid band follows a Herbie Hancock tune with a Daft Punk cover. WBGO


Robert Glasper at KCRW

Watch KCRW Presents: Robert Glasper Experiment

December 29, 2012 – The group creates a jazz, soul and R&B sound as eclectic and different as it is cohesive and round.

Robert Glasper Experiment fuses hip-hop, blues, soul and rock with jazz music.

Read Robert Glasper Experiment On World Cafe WXPN

April 4, 2012 – Hear the jazz pianist perform genre-defying, airtight experimental tracks from his new record. WXPN


Robert Glasper leads his band through experiments in jazz, hip-hop, R&B and rock on his new album, Black Radio.

Read Robert Glasper: A Unified Field Theory For Black Music

February 25, 2012 – The pianist's new album, Black Radio, connects the dots between jazz, rock, hip-hop and soul.


Robert Glasper Experiment's new album, Black Radio, comes out Feb. 28.

Read First Listen: Robert Glasper Experiment, 'Black Radio'

February 19, 2012 – The durability of substantive music, the possibilities of black pop and a band which unites them.

Robert Glasper.

Listen Robert Glasper Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

December 8, 2010 – A supple, simmering pianist with hip-hop cred, Glasper leads his band at the New York jazz bastion. WBGO



Listen Jazz With An R&B Vibe, And Vice Versa

December 8, 2010 – The singer Bilal performs his "All Matter" on both a jazz album and his own neo-soul record.


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Watch What Were They Like In High School? Today's Jazz Stars As Teens

October 21, 2010 – What were Robert Glasper, Eric Harland and Jason Moran like as teenagers? Their band director knows.

Robert Glasper

Watch Listening To Rap With Robert Glasper

August 26, 2010 – He's a jazz pianist and Blue Note recording artist. He also plays with Q-Tip, Mos Def and Maxwell.

Read The Year In Jazz, From WDUQ WESA

December 23, 2009 – Jazz's future is bright: All but three musicians on Shaunna Morrison Machosky's Top 10 are under 40. WESA

Listen Twenty Years Of A Jazz Piano Christmas

December 16, 2009 – Eldar, Robert Glasper, Patricia Barber, Joe Sample, Ramsey Lewis and Billy Taylor all perform live.


Read 2009: The Year Of Living Improvisationally WBGO

December 11, 2009 – Here are the 10 finest jazz records of 2009, and one fine reissue, as chosen by WBGO's Josh Jackson. WBGO

Listen The Year's Best New Jazz

October 19, 2009 – The latest mix from All Songs Considered features some of the best new jazz recordings of 2009.


Listen Robert Glasper: The Inauguration Session WBGO

January 20, 2009 – Pianist Robert Glasper is walking proof that art is forever the great (small-d) democrat. WBGO


Listen Robert Glasper: Jazz For Obama WBGO

January 20, 2009 – Pianist Robert Glasper repurposed his song "Enoch's Meditation" on honor of Inauguration Day 2009. WBGO


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