Robert Glasper to have concert in Belgrade

A world famous jazz pianist and producer Robert Glasper will visit the Serbian capital as a part of his tour where he will perform with his trio and DJ Sundance. After the Incognito and Bernhoft concerts, the Robert Glasper trio will have a concert on 22nd and 23rd November in Bitef art cafe, Belgrade.

The tickets are sold via the Eventim and Ddtickets networks.

Glasper, who is a two-time Grammy winner,  returns to his acoustic jazz roots with the album “Covered” (Robert Glasper Trio recorded live at Capitol Studios). Glasper will be accompanied by bassist Vicente Archer and drummer Damion Reid, with whom he recorded the first two albums.The trio will be performing for the first time in Serbia, and will be backed up by the phenomenal DJ Sundance.

“I missed the piano,” says Glasper simply, explaining his return to the acoustic trio. In the last five years, he has completely focused on keyboards, while recording and touring with his Experiment band.

For Belgrade audiences, the famous jazz musician will perform tracks from the ‘Covered’ album, recorded in the intimate atmosphere of the historic “Studio A” in Capitol Records and designed to bring Glasper’s new fans closer to his jazz sound. The list of songs that he will perform in Belgrade includes hip-hop and R & B songs from the starts such as Kendrick Lamar, Musiq Soulchild, John Legend and Bilal, along with jazz standard “Stella By Starlight”, and songs by Radiohead and Joni Mitchell’s. Also, there are songs from the exciting co-operation with the legendary singer, Harry Belafonte.

(Still in Belgrade, 07.11.2017)

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