July 11 2012
If you haven't heard the name Robert Glasper, I guarntee that you heard the aritsts that he has collaborated with on music. Everyone from J Dilla to Q-Tip to Erykah Badu to Norah Jones to Mos Def, Robert Glasper is not only a fixture in the jazz scene, but in the hip hop, rock and other scenes as well. He recently released the amazing album Black Radio which features songs with Lupe Fiasco, Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def, and Erykah Badu. You can hear the track "Always Shine," which features the forementioned Lupe Fiasco.
Robert Glasper will be bringing is unique take on jazz to the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center on September 26. This is a show not to be missed whether you are a jazz fan or not. Check out the Robert Glasper Experiment perform an amazing cover of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" on Jimmy Fallon's show.