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Robert Glasper Talks 'ArtScience,' The Latest From His Adventurous Jazz Crew

Robert Glasper's latest album with his group, The Robert Glasper Experiement, is called <em>ArtScience</em>.
Robert Glasper's latest album with his group, The Robert Glasper Experiement, is called <em>ArtScience</em>.

Robert Glasper is always making music. Solo or with his quartet, the Robert Glasper Experiment, he's released 9 albums and collaborated with everyone from Herbie Hancock to Kendrick Lamar, investigating the sounds and rhythms of jazz and hip-hop in equal measure,

The Robert Glasper Experiment includes Casey Benjamin on sax, Derrick Hodge on bass, and Mark Colenburg on drums — with occasional cameos on record from Glasper's young song Riley. Their new album is ArtScience, out next week, and Glasper joined NPR's Scott Simon to talk about it. Hear their conversation at the audio link.

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