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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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Date Time Detail Price
Sep21Fri 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Robert Glasper
Jazz Showcase
Chicago, IL
Sep22Sat 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Robert Glasper
Jazz Showcase
Chicago, IL
Sep23Sun 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Robert Glasper
Jazz Showcase
Chicago, IL
Nov29Thu 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
August Greene
Academy Of Music
Philadelphia, PA
Nov30Fri 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Robert Glasper
The Fillmore Detroit
Detroit, MI
Dec1Sat 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
August Greene featuring Common + Robert Glasper + Karriem Riggins
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL
$35
Dec3Mon 7:30 pm 7:30 pm
Robert Glasper
Birchmere
Alexandria, VA

Discography

Black Radio 2

Black Radio 2

Blue Note Records
2013

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Black Radio

Black Radio

Blue Note Records
2012

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In My Element

In My Element

Blue Note Records
2007

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Robert Glasper: Canvas

Blue Note Records
2005

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