“The Thelonious Sphere Monk Jazz Series at Yale”
Robert Glasper Trio: Saturday, April 4, 2015
T.S. Monk : Thursday, April 9, Friday April 10, 2015
Yale University Woolsey Hall: Saturday, April 4, 2015,
Tickets are $25.00
Robert Glasper is a two-time Grammy Award winning pianist, singer-songwriter, record producer, composer and arranger. Mr. Glasper was awarded a 2013 Grammy for Best R&B Album for Black Radio, with guest artists including Common, Brandy, Jill Scott, Eryka Badu, Layla Hathaway, Dwele, Marsha Ambrosius, Norah Jones and others. In 2013, he also received Grammy nominations for Best R&B Performance, “Gonna Be Alright” with Ledisi, and Best R&B Album for Black Radio 2. Hereceived a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Jesus Children”, featuring Layla Hathaway and Malcolm- Jamal Warner. Robert has also worked with numerous artists including Kanye West, Jay Z, Talib Kweli, and Maxwell.
Robert has been named an official Steinway Artist, joining a group of world-class pianists who perform exclusively on Steinway-designed pianos. Also, Robert is currently working on the music for Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis film, called Miles Ahead.