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Entries in Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio (2)

Wednesday
Dec192012

Jazz In The Present Tense - 2012 on GRAMMY.com

This was the first blog post that I wrote for the new 2012-2013 GRAMMY season.  ~ Donna

 

This year has been stellar for jazz music. The boundaries of jazz have been pushed ever since cornetist Charles Joseph "Buddy" Bolden laid down his first improvisational "lick" back in the late 1800s. So, who is continuing this trend today in the second decade of the new millennium?

Houston-born pianist Robert Glasper's star continued to rise this year with the release of Black Radio. The album made an indelible impression on young people (and the not so young) around the world. Over the years, Glasper has collaborated with the likes of Bilal, Terence Blanchard, Q-Tip, Meshell Ndegeocello, Jaleel Shaw, and Kanye West. 

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Tuesday
Feb282012

Top 50+ Jazz Albums for the Week of 27 February 2012 [JazzWeek]

Robert Glasper Experiment ~ Black RadioHi everyone! This is the 27 February 2012 US/Canada radio airplay list from JazzWeek.com.  Want to see the stats on how many radio stations played your favorite artist or how much s/he moved up or down the chart from last week? Click here to get that information. 

The highly anticipated album (and receiving a lot of online press buzz) from Robert Glasper (entitled Black Radio) is being released today, 28 February 2012.

Some of the other new albums coming out this week include: Greg Adams, Beegie Adair, John Zorn, Matthew Shipp, Jonathan Blake, and Matt Wilson

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