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Robert Glasper

1978 -

Origin: United States

Main instrument: Piano

Genres: Hip-hop, Jazz

This American pianist was raised in Houston. His mother, a pianist herself, was also a gospel singer. After studying music in New York, Glasper made his recording debut in 2004 on a small independent label. Before long, he was snapped up by Blue Note, which released the album Canvas in 2005. As well as belie a surprising harmonic complexity, his warm music also reveals a hip-hop influence. In various capacities, the pianist has collaborated with a number of hip-hop artists, including Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Jay-Z and Erykah Badu. Double Booked came out in 2009. Follow-up Black Radio came out in 2012, followed by Black Radio 2 a year and a half later.



  • Robert Glasper trio (2015-06-28) Salle Ludger-Duvernay Monument Nation
  • Robert Glasper Quartet - 2010 Concert
  • Robert Glasper avec Terence Blanchard - 2010 Concert
  • Robert Glasper - Interview 2010
  • Robert Glasper Trio - 2010 Concert

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