The pianist’s new album places Latin standards at the center of instrumental jazz and offers creative experimentation with harmony and meter.
The “Dean of Jazz Journalists” was also a pianist and composer. He performs several original blues tunes in this 1988 session.
The Robert Glasper Experiment includes Casey Benjamin on sax, Derrick Hodge on bass and Mark Colenburg on drums. Their new album was created over just a few weeks in New Orleans.