Robert Glasper, Kendrick Scott, Ambrose Akinmusire and a handful of other Blue Note stars join forces on a new album called Our Point of View.
Fresh on the heels of winning the NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest, the seven-piece group wowed the Oregon festival crowd with a mix of funk, hip-hop, rock and jazz.
The wide-ranging composer, drummer, pianist and trombonist has been defying easy category since childhood. Now only 37 years old, he’s just getting started.
The drummer was a first call for many of the finest singers of the 1960s and ’70s, including Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Lena Horne and Peggy Lee.