Articles tagged with: Chrisette Michele
Very hard to offer a cogent analysis of jazz pianist Robert Glasper’s musicology ,aka Black Radio, as it has yet to be birthed as a conceptual whole. Yet, if the inter-generational appeal and damn good innovation of the tracks released to date (feat King, Erykah Badu, Musiq & Chrisette Michele) are even a morsel of his ingenuity, this in the pocket anthology takes the A train to magnum opus.
Chrisette Michele has been here before. Inheriting the vulnerability and matchless vocal character of queens like Billie Holliday and Phyllis Hyman, she plainly personifies loves vacant assurances as well as its soul stirring potential. Michele’s musical gifts vacillate between the sonic mysticism of smoky jazz clubs and the boomin’ system vigor of hip hop. In this exclusive with Ed Garnes, Michele represents for everyday sistas.