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Common’s August Greene Project Is A Blissful Middle-Aged Jazz-Rap Jam Session

If you wanted to argue that Common was a corny motherfucker -- an argument that you could make without stretching any bounds of credulity --…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2018 - 11:20 am

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Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – September 2017

I don't really listen to podcasts. I've never been converted to the format for several reasons. The first of those is that I don't have…
Phil Freeman | September 22, 2017 - 10:08 am

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R+R=NOW – “Resting Warrior”

Wynton Marsalis could learn a thing or two from R+R=NOW. For years now, people like pianist Robert Glasper, saxophonist Terrace Martin, and trumpeter Christian Scott…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2018 - 11:39 am

R+R=NOW – “Colors In The Dark”

Earlier this month, Robert Glasper revealed the new supergroup R+R=NOW, made up of Glasper, Terrace Martin Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Derrick Hodge, Taylor McFerrin, and…
James Rettig | May 18, 2018 - 9:55 am

R+R=NOW – “Change Of Tone”

R+R=NOW is the newly minted Robert Glasper-helmed supergroup featuring Glasper on keys, Terrace Martin on synthesizer and vocoder, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah on trumpet, Derrick…
Julia Gray | May 4, 2018 - 9:05 am

Stream Common, Karriem Riggins, & Robert Glasper’s Debut August Greene Album

Last night, Common was at the Oscars, where he theatrically rapped his Best Original Song nominee "Stand Up For Something," and where he also appeared,…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2018 - 9:37 am

Watch August Greene Play Unreleased Songs At Tiny Desk Concert

Next month, we'll finally get to hear the self-titled debut from August Greene, the new supergroup trio that features Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins.
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2018 - 1:33 pm

August Greene – “Black Kennedy”

August Greene is the new supergroup trio of rapper Common, pianist Robert Glasper, and drummer Karriem Riggins, all of whom have spent time at the…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2018 - 1:42 pm

August Greene – “Optimistic” (Feat. Brandy) Video

There's an intriguing new pan-genre supergroup out there in the world. August Greene is the trio of rapper Common, pianist Robert Glasper, and drummer Karriem…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2018 - 11:18 am

August Greene – “Optimistic” (Feat. Brandy)

Renowned hip-hop artist and actor Common, drummer Karriem Riggins, and pianist Robert Glasper are set to release their first album under the moniker August Greene…
Julia Gray | January 18, 2018 - 12:24 pm

The Pollyseeds – “Intentions” (Feat. Chachi)

Terrace Martin is one of the guys working to blur the lines between rap music and jazz, collaborating with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Robert…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2017 - 11:28 am

SXSW 2017: Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, & More Bring Jazz To Mazda Studio At Empire Kickoff

Despite snowstorms arcing across the eastern half of the States threatening to strand festivalgoers, industry folk, and musicians alike, the music portion of SXSW 2017…
Ryan Leas | March 14, 2017 - 3:09 pm

Miles Davis & Robert Glasper – “Maiysha (So Long)” (Feat. Erykah Badu) Video

Robert Glasper released the wonderful collection of reimagined Miles Davis tunes Everything's Beautiful a little less than a month ago. It had a host of…
Collin Robinson | June 24, 2016 - 2:11 pm

Miles Davis & Robert Glasper – “Maiysha (So Long)” (Feat. Erykah Badu)

A couple months back we learned that a host of notable names would be featured on the Miles Davis tribute album Everything's Beautiful. Erykah Badu,…
Collin Robinson | May 17, 2016 - 2:35 pm

Watch Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Terrace Martin, & More Cover Prince At The White House For International Jazz Day

Yesterday was International Jazz Day, and last night, ABC broadcast an edited version of the All-Star Global Concert that took place on the South Lawn…
Peter Helman | May 1, 2016 - 12:31 pm
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