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2017 Emmy Nominations: ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘Atlanta,’ Jack White, & more

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Plus: Chance the Rapper, Aziz Ansari, Common, Riz Ahmed, Snoop (and Martha Stewart), Portlandia, and more nominations.

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free 2017 Central Park SummerStage shows (Yo La Tengo, TMBG, Mavis Staples, Valerie June, Laura Mvula & more)

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PLUS: Mulatu Astatke, Roy Ayers, Panjabi MC, “Rock Steady Crew 40th Anniversary,” and more.

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Thundercat brought out Dave Chappelle, Flying Lotus, Robert Glasper, Hannibal Buress & Zack Fox at Irving Plaza (pics)

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Speaking about Glasper and Thundercat, Chappelle said, “Ladies and gentlemen: on stage tonight is the musical virtuosos…”

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Tunde of TVOTR, Bilal, Robert Glasper & more playing Afropunk Harlem Takeover

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Also watch TV on the Radio cover “Nothing Compares 2 U” at a Prince & Bowie celebration at Yale.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (9/16)

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Four excellent rock albums and an album that pushes the boundaries of modern-day jazz.

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listen to Frank Ocean’s favorite songs (as listed in his ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ zine)

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It’s very a eclectic playlist, as you would probably expect from Frank, covering a ton of stylistic and historical ground.

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listen to Frank Ocean’s favorite songs (as listed in his ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ zine)

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It’s very a eclectic playlist, as you would probably expect from Frank, covering a ton of stylistic and historical ground.

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Herbie Hancock played BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Fest (pics, video)

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Herbie Hancock and his new band — which includes prolific West Coast hip hop producer and Kendrick Lamar collaborator Terrace Martin — played Prospect Park on Thursday (8/11) as part of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

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Robert Glasper Experiment releasing ‘ArtScience,’ touring, played Prospect Park (pics)

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The Robert Glasper Experiment — aka Glasper with Casey Benjamin, Derrick Hodge, and Mark Colenburg — will release a new album, ArtScience, on September 16 via Blue Note. The lead single is “Find You,” which you can stream…

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Robert Glasper and Bilal reimagine Miles Davis on “Ghetto Walkin” for Everything’s Beautiful LP

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Robert Glasper and Bilal reimagine Miles Davis on “Ghetto Walkin” for Everything’s Beautiful LP

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Jazz/hip-hop/experimental music genius Robert Glasper has been prepping his new album Everything’s Beautiful, which combines original music with various samples and inspiration from the extensive and provoking career of jazz great Miles Davis. This week, Glasper shared the video for the single “Ghetto Walkin” which features Philly native Bilal on vocals.

Everything’s Beautiful, which will also feature performances by Erykah Badu, John Schfield, and Stevie Wonder, is out May 27th. “Ghetto Walkin” samples the 60’s Davis cut “The Ghetto Walk” and works in Bilal’s sense for melody and vocal ...

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Blue Note Jazz Festival 2016 lineup (6 Robert Glasper shows, Talib Kweli, Al Jarreau, Al Kooper & more)

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We already mentioned that the upcoming Kamasi Washington and McCoy Tyner shows in Central Park would be part of the 2016 Blue Note Jazz Festival, and now the full lineup and schedule is here.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Hemming at Boot and Saddle and Robert Glasper at World Cafe Live

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Hemming | Photo by Megan Lynch | meganlynchart.tumblr.com

Hemming | Photo by Megan Lynch | meganlynchart.tumblr.com

Hemming | Photo by Megan Lynch | meganlynchart.tumblr.com

Candice Martello, better known by her stage name Hemming, is a singer-songwriter from right here in Philly and will be performing tonight at Boot & Saddle as part of the month-long Weathervane Music Recidency. She will bring her brand of raw, emotional folk rock alongside fellow Philadelphians Rosa Lup; for more information on the show go the XPN Concert Calendar.

In what seems like a pretty awesome annual tradition, World Cafe Live will once again welcome the eclectic jazz pianist Robert Glasper to the stage tonight for what promises ...

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Robert Glasper at World Cafe Live, Centro-Matic at Boot and Saddle

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Renaissance man Robert Glasper returns to Philly tonight to headline World Cafe Live. After following up his critically acclaimed Black Radio LP with the equally impressive Black Radio 2 last year, Glasper found out last week that the record netted two Grammy nominations. It’s … Continued

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Dave Hause at Morgan’s Pier, Robert Glasper at The Dell, The Paper Kites at World Cafe Live and more

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Philly native Dave Hause is back in his hometown for a free show at Morgan’s Pier tonight. The singer-songwriter, who has played in a few local punk-rock bands including The Loved Ones, began his solo career back in 2011 with … Continued

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Eclectic Robert Glasper Experiment returns to Philly to play Dell East in July

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Grammy-award winning keyboardist and producer Robert Glasper does not like to be defined. In a recent interview with the Key, Glasper stated  “I’m a big house of many rooms, made up of a lot of different things. Jazz is one of them, … Continued

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“A Big House of Many Rooms”: Robert Glasper’s eclectic Black Radio sequel comes to the Tower

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Everyone who’s up for an award says that it’s an honor just be nominated, but that sentiment was a bit more believeable for Robert Glasper, a jazz keyboardist who found himself competing against the higher-profile likes of R. Kelly and … Continued

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