Glasper has lived in an area of overlap between jazz and hip-hop for more than two decades — and you can hear it in his piano playing, which often drifts into cyclical rhythms akin to a beat-maker's loops. It's all one and the same to Glasper: recasting the music of Miles Davis for an R&B audience or rocking live shows with Q-Tip; playing acoustic jazz with his trio or streamlined soul with his Grammy-winning Robert Glasper Experiment.
In this short doc, Glasper identifies three jazz samples, from tracks by Ahmad Jamal and Herbie Hancock, that have served as source material for famed hip-hop producers J Dilla and Pete Rock." - NPR
"Live 60-minute mix of over 50 J Dilla jazz samples, aimed at the fans who want to know everything the man ever used. All tracks are ripped from 100% original vinyl. Enjoy and RIP Dilla – STILL NUMBER ONE." - Bowls