Robert Glasper releases ‘Everything’s Beautiful,’ his reimagination of Miles Davis songs (2016)

“Everything’s Beautiful” by Robert Glasper is a concept album (where Glasper reimagines interpretations of Miles Davis songs) released on May 27, 2016

Track Listing : 1.Talking Shit (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 03:09 . 2.Ghetto Walkin’ (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 03:42 . 3.They Can’T Hold Me Down (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 02:14 . 4.Maiysha (So Long) (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 07:30 . 5.Violets (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 03:24 . 6.Little Church (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 06:35 . 7.Silence Is The Way (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 05:18 . 8.Song For Selim (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 02:40 . 9.Milestones (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 04:16 . 10.I’M Leaving You (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 03:14 . 11.Right On Brotha (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) – 05:01

Musicians : Robert Glasper – Piano, Solo On (9) . Erykah Badu – Vocals On (4) . Bilal – Vocals On (2) . Miles Davis – Vocals On (1) . Hiatus Kaiyote – Vocals On (6) . Illa J – Vocals On (3) . King – Vocals On (8) . Ledisi – Vocals On (10) . Georgia Anne Muldrow – Vocals On (9) . Laura Mvula – Vocals On (7) . Phonte – Vocals On (5) . John Scofield – Guitar On (10) . Stevie Wonder – Harmonica On (11)

Production : Produced By Robert Glasper

Recorded 2015 – 2016.

Released On May 27, 2016 By Legacy.

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Rolling Stone
Robert Glasper on Remixing Miles Davis, How Jazz Invented ‘SwaggerSome pieces sample the iconic trumpeter’s horn, but just as often, Glasper and his co-producers grab snippets of Davis’ studio chatter (one of which gives the album its name), parts played by famous sidemen such as Evans or other trace elements. […]

The New York Times
What Would Miles Davis Do? Robert Glasper Has an IdeaMr. Glasper said. “How he moves through, and always wanted to reflect, the times that he’s in. That’s what I’m doing now. He opened that door.” […]

PopMatters
In the end, Everything’s Beautiful is not the real tribute; it’s Glasper’s determination to evolve the genre that is, and I don’t think Miles Davis would have it any other way. […]

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