Robert Glasper Announces 4th Annual Robtober Lineup – VIBE.com
New York’s Blue Note Jazz Club unveiled the first wave of special guests for Robert Glasper’s 4th Annual Robtober Residency. Featured acts are expected to include yasiin bey, Lalah Hathway, Terrace Martin, Isaiah Sharkey, Alex Isley, Pino Palladino, and more.
The residency runs from October 4 to November 6, Glasper will present a total of 52 shows over 26 nights, including Halloween weekend.
“Robber is back! This is year 4 of my residency at the legendary Blue Note in New York!!’ expressed Glasper in a press release. “After the Blue Note Jazz Festival in Napa Valley, I can’t wait to see what this residency has in store for us! Let’s Go Robotber!! »
The first Blue Note Jazz Festival took place in July 2022 and featured performances by Chaka Khan, Maxwell, Snoop Dogg, Madlib, Thundercat, Ledisi and BJ the Chicago Kid.
“F**k what jumps. This festival is about real music,” Snoop Dogg exclaimed onstage during the event, as reported by VIBE.
As Robert Glasper brings the artistic energy back to New York, he plans a series of genre curations across several themed nights, including tributes to Herbie Hancock and Meghan Stabile, the latter featuring Revive Big Band.
Each set is rooted in black American music, especially big band jazz, Revive Big Band redefines the big band sound by combining jazz, hip-hop, funk, soul, blues and gospel. Last year’s run saw plenty of A-list celebrities and unannounced special guests, including Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, HER, and more
Tickets and more information about Robtober are available on the blue note official site.