Robert Glasper will be bringing together an all-star cast featuring the Robert Glasper Experiment (Derrick Hodge, Mark Colenburg and Casey Benjamin), Lalah Hathaway, Eric Roberson, Stokley (from Mint Condition), Questlove and others to produce a two-night tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder. The performances will include new arrangements of Stevie’s music and the premiere of new Harlem Stage commissioned compositions by Glasper, inspired by Stevie Wonder.
As part of Harlem Stage’s Dig Deeper Initiative, which seeks to provide audiences with greater opportunities to connect with art, artists and the creative process, Simone Eccleston, Assistant Director of Programming at Harlem Stage, asked vocalists Lalah Hathaway, Stokley and Eric Roberson to provide their top 5 Stevie Wonder songs. Check out their favorites below!
Maybe Your Baby
Sweet Little Girl
Isn’t She Lovely
Think Of Me As Your Soldier
Secret Life of Plants
He’s Misstra Know It All
Blame It On The Sun
Songs in the Key of Life after-party, spun by DJ Moma, following the 10pm Friday, December 14 show at Ginny’s Supper Club, 310 Lenox Avenue (@ 125th Street).
Date: Thursday 12/13/12
More on Harlem Stage and the event here!