Robert Glasper Presents 'Everything's Beautiful'
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Robert Glasper
Miles Davis Reinterpreted

Robert Glasper Presents 'Everything’s Beautiful'

w/ Special Guest Bilal

May 26, 2018
Miner Auditorium

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The most prominent artist blurring lines between acoustic jazz, hip-hop, and contemporary R&B, GRAMMY-winning pianist Glasper returns with music from Everything’s Beautiful, his project devoted to re-conceptualized versions of Miles Davis compositions, often using samples of studio recordings and outtakes by the legendary trumpeter as the foundation and inspiration for these new groundbreaking re-interpretations.

Like Davis, Glasper has been a driving force keeping the music moving forward, becoming a crossover star with his electro-acoustic Experiment band following the game-changing 2012 GRAMMY-winner Black Radio, which won that year’s GRAMMY for Best R&B Album. Migrating from Houston to New York City in the mid-90s, Glasper became a go-to keyboardist for some of the era’s defining hip-hop and R&B stars, touring as music director for Mos Def and appearing with Kanye West, Erykah Badu, Meshell Ndegeocello, Jay-Z and Maxwell. At the same time, Glasper made a name for himself as an insightful post-bop pianist through stints with jazz masters such as Russell Malone, Christian McBride, Roy Hargrove and Terence Blanchard. His cover of the Stevie Wonder classic “Jesus Children of America” from 2014’s Black Radio II won the GRAMMY for Best Traditional R&B Performance.

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GRAMMY-winning pianist Glasper returns with music from Everything’s Beautiful, his project devoted to re-conceptualized versions of Miles Davis compositions.

A breakout talent of the millennial neo-soul boom,

The New York Times on Bilal

A breakout talent of the millennial neo-soul boom,

The New York Times on Bilal

Personnel

Robert Glasper keyboards
Burniss Travis II bass
Justin Tyson drums
Mike Severson
 guitar

SPECIAL GUEST
Bilal
vocals

Robert Glasper is electrifying a music genre.

The Washington Post

Personnel

Robert Glasper keyboards
Burniss Travis II bass
Justin Tyson drums
Mike Severson
 guitar

SPECIAL GUEST
Bilal
vocals

Robert Glasper is electrifying a music genre.

The Washington Post

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Robert Glasper / Miles Davis

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