Issue 4 Live Review: Robert Glasper Experiment

March 3, 2012 § Leave a comment

Robert Glasper in the studio

Album Release Concert: Our review of the Robert Glasper Experiment, at Highline Ballroom (2/28/2012):

“Sifting jazz through other channels is nothing new for Robert Glasper. While he’s played behind his share of R&B and rap luminaries, the pianist has mainly seen his own rise in stock thanks to three solo releases on Blue Note since 2005: each one strong, and each marked increasingly by extra-jazz ingredients—hip-hop chief among them—which always rebounded via mix of dizzying skill and smooth tact…”

-Issue 4, p.18

 

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