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Tavis Smiley interviews Robert Glasper

November 1 2012

The music of multitalented producer, songwriter and keyboardist Robert Glasper is genre-defying and appeals to a variety of audiences. He's also been labeled a star of the new jazz generation and performs at jazz festivals around the world. A native of Houston, TX, Glasper was influenced early by his mother, a jazz and blues singer, and developed his fusion sound in churches of various denominations. The Grammy nominee has worked with a diverse roster of artists and also fronts his own band, the Robert Glasper Experiment, which issued the jazz/hip-hop CD, "Black Radio," earlier this year and is back with "The Remix EP."

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