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Robert Glasper

Artist

Robert Glasper

WINS*

4

NOMINATIONS*

11

64th Annual GRAMMY Awards

NOMINATION

Best Progressive R&B Album

Dinner Party: Dessert

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Through the 64th GRAMMY Awards

"I'm not really married to the craft of jazz — I'm married to me, and my style and whatever I produce."

  • Born Robert Glasper April 6, 1978, in Houston, Texas
  • After performing with jazz luminaries such as Christian McBride, Terence Blanchard and Roy Hargrove, Glasper released his first album, Mood, in 2004. The album featured singer Bilal and included a cover of Herbie Hancock's "Maiden Voyage."
  • Glasper's Black Radio won his first career GRAMMY for Best R&B Album for 2012, and his version of Stevie Wonder's "Jesus Children Of America" won Best Traditional R&B Performance for 2016.
  • Glasper was the first instrumentalist signed to Blue Note Records in six years. He joined labelmate Norah Jones, whom Glasper met at a jazz camp in high school.
  • The pianist answered questions and gave a live performance during a GRAMMY U SoundChecks event in Washington, D.C., in 2012.
  • Glasper has supported numerous charities, including the AVK Arts Antonia & Vladimer Kulaev Heritage Fund, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, New England Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

 

All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for Robert Glasper

Nominations

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Born Again

Best Progressive R&B Album

Dinner Party: Dessert

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