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Robert Glasper Comes to Emancipation Park in Celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month
April 7, 2018 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pmFree
Robert Glasper brings his musical repertoire to Emancipation Park in celebration of “Jazz Appreciation Month.” His 2012 album Black Radio won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album at the 55th Grammy Awards. His 2014 album “Black Radio 2” won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance at the 56th Grammy Awards. The song “These Walls” from Kendrick Lamar’s album “To Pimp A Butterfly” won Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 57th Grammy Awards, on which Glasper plays keys. The soundtrack for the Miles Davis biopic “Miles Ahead” won Best Soundtrack Compilation at the 58th Grammy Awards, for which Glasper was a producer. The song “Letter To The Free”, written with Common, is nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Original Song in the Ava Duvernay documentary film “13th” at the 2017 Emmys.