Robert Glasper Experiment Featuring Talib Kweli, Glenn Kotche and Aja Monet

July 5, 2014 | 7:00 pm | Prospect Park | Brooklyn, NY | All Ages | FREE!  
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An elevated hybrid of jazz, hip-hop, and R&B leaps from the Grammy-winning fingers of the “supple, simmering pianist” (NPR Music) Robert Glasper—a fusion that finds its most potent expression with his exceptional band Robert Glasper Experiment. He rolls into the Bandshell with the stalwart Brooklyn MC Talib Kweli on board to add some lyrical pyrotechnics to your holiday weekend. The versatile percussionist and composer Glenn Kotche ’s solo work—on glorious display in Adventureland, released earlier this year—is “as rooted around high-brow concepts as it is in rhythmic dynamicity and melodic bemusement.” (PitchforkAja Monet, the youngest winner ever of the Nuyorican Poets Café Grand Slam Champion title, takes command of the stage for an opening set.

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