To Pimp a Butterfly
and composed the score for Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead
. The 39-year-old Missouri City native also inspired former New York Times
jazz critic Nate Chinen to recently write, for NPR, “there’s no way to tell the story of jazz in our time without talking about Houston.” The Robert Glasper Experiment
’s performance at Da Camera’s “Homecoming Residency” also comes with a side trip to area schools, “so that young students who dream of a future in music can see themselves as next in line to receive and pass on this great heritage,” says Artistic and General Director Sarah Rothenberg.
8 p.m. Friday, Cullen Performance Hall, 4800 Calhoun. For information, call 713-524-5050 or visit dacamera.com
. $42.50 to $72.50.
HSPVA alum Robert Glasper won a Grammy for collaborating on Kendrick Lamar’s 2015 album