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Robert Glasper

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: April 5, 1978    

Robert Glasper

Robert Glasper was raised in Houston, Texas. His mother was his first and strongest musical influence. Mrs. Glasper not only played piano and sang gospel music in the family's church, she led a band that worked the city's jazz and blues club circuit as well. By the age of twelve, young Robert was playing piano in that church. “Gospel music is built on emotion and spirituality; you go to church and leave crying,” he says. “It definitely just gave me that sensitivity and knowing how to reach people and knowing how to be in tune with your feelings and the emotion of the music. My thing is, it helps me relate to the audience 'cause they're gonna give you what you give them. When you bring the crowd into your world, you can do anything you want.”...
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  • Black Radio 2
    Blue Note Records
    2013
  • Black Radio
    Blue Note Records
    2012
  • Stakes Is High
    Nebula
    2010
  • Double Booked
    Nebula
    2009
  • In My Element
    Blue Note Records
    2007
  • Canvas
    Blue Note Records
    2005
  • Mood
    Fresh Sound New Talent
    2004
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