Robert Glasper Experiment’s ‘ArtScience’ is Glasper’s tenth studio album released on September 16, 2016; the Experiment featuring Casey Benjamin, Mark Colenburg and Derrick Hodge.
Track Listing : 1.This Is Not Fear (Casey Benjamin, Mark Colenburg, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge) – 03:18 . 2.Thinkin Bout You (Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge) – 03:12 . 3.Day To Day (Casey Benjamin) – 05:24 . 4.No One Like You (Casey Benjamin, Robert Glasper) – 09:18 . 5.You And Me (Casey Benjamin, Mark Colenburg, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge) – 04:38 . 6.Tell Me A Bedtime Story (Herbie Hancock) – 07:05 . 7.Find You (Casey Benjamin, Mark Colenburg, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge) – 06:46 . 8.In My Mind (Mark Colenburg, Robert Glasper) – 06:07 . 9.Hurry Slowly (Casey Benjamin) – 05:36 . 10.Written In Stone (Casey Benjamin, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge) – 05:01 . 11.Let’S Fall In Love (Derrick Hodge, Matt Vorzimer= – 07:33 . 12.Human (Hard Times Come Again No More) – 06:36
Musicians : Robert Glasper Experiment – Band . Robert Glasper – Fender Rhodes, Keyboards, Piano, Producer, Vocals . Casey Benjamin – Keyboards, Sax (Alto), Sax (Soprano), Vocals, Vocoder . Mark Colenburg – Drums, Percussion, Vocals . Derrick Hodge – Bass, Vocals . Rilley Glasper – Speech . Jahi Sundance – Turntables, Whistle . Mike Severson – Guitar
Production : Produced By Robert Glasper , Casey Benjamin, Mark Colenburg, Derrick Hodge . Matt Grondin – Assistant Engineer . Nick Guttmann – Assistant Engineer . Keith Lewis – Engineer . Frankie Mariano – Assistant Engineer . Chris Athens – Mastering . Qmillion – Mixing . Blair Wells – Engineer
Package : Hebru Brantley – Artwork . Hayden Miller – Design
Recorded In 2016.
Released On September 16, 2016 By Blue Note.
By keeping things mostly in-house, Glasper’s Experiment band present their most realized album yet. A romantic tone flows through the album, using lyrics that speak to different stages of affection. “Thinkin Bout You” is a sweet ode to puppy love, a reminder that no matter the circumstance, true devotion can withstand long distance and everyday doldrums. […]
Robert Glasper Experiment: Art Science review – idiom-bender reworks pop as jazz The fast jazz swing, skidding avant-bop sax and acoustic walking bass of the opener immediately flags that up, before electronically warped crowd sounds and a hard-struck hip-hop groove intervene. […]
There’s no question that the Robert Glasper Experiment grasps the true jazz spirit, and as such, traditional instruments and arrangements stay minimal throughout the album. […]