Robert Glasper Experiment to perform at London Jazz Festival

Published On 23 October, 2012 | By Lydia | concerts & festivals, Events, Music
The Robert Glasper Experiment to perform at launch of the London Jazz Festival, next month.

L-R: Derrick Hodge, Chris Dave, Casey Benjamin and Robert Glasper

Put November 9th in your diaries! The Robert Glasper Experiment will be launching the London Jazz Festival at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall. Robert Glasper, who leads this group of talented musicians is a raging jazz pianist and record producer.

Along with his fellow group members, Derrick Hodge (bassist), Chris Dave (drummer) and Casey Benjamin (saxophonist) their vision of fusing jazz with hip hop and R&B has left listeners around the world feeling inspired and astounded, myself included! They have managed to create a pathway to the musical mainstream for daring and bold jazz musicians.

Expect to see a few special guests performing on the night too! It is going to be a night to remember, with great music, great people and endless vibes!

If you are interested in seeing the great Robert Glasper and his team perform, head over to the website to purchase your ticket.

See you there!

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