In the kickoff of the New Jazz Series at the Carr Center, Robert Hurst will conduct a master class and jam session open to all middle and high school music students throughout the region, followed by a concert featuring musicians Julian Allen, Brendan Assante, Ian Finkelstein, Vincent Chandler, Stephan Grady, Pepe Espinosa and Rafael Statin.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Master Class: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm (with jam session) - Admission free to all middle and high school music students.
Concert: 8:00 PM - Admission $20.00 / $10.00 for students
"Woodshed: Master Class by Robert Hurst" is featured in the current issue of Downbeat magazine.
An interview with Robert Hurst by Jon Liebman is available on forbassplayersonly.com.
"Robert Hurst: Jazz and the Motown Sound", an interview with Robert Hurst, is featured on iRock Jazz.
The Robert Hurst Group performed at the Detroit Jazz Festival's Chase Main Stage, at 5:00 PM on August 31, 2013. Hurst also performed with Warren Wolf on Sunday, September 1st at 3:30 PM, and with The Detroit Jazz Festival Home Coming Band on Monday, September 2nd at 5:15 PM.
On August 26th, Robert Hurst performed and was interviewed on WDET's The Craig Fahle Show.
On August 28th, Robert Hurst was interviewed on WEMU's Jazz with Linda Yohn.
Robert Hurst will be featured on Fox 2 Detroit on Sunday, September 1st at 8:45 AM.
Robert Hurst's BoB: a Palindrome was recently named Serenade To The City's "Pick Of The Week"on WCLK Atlanta.
Robert Hurst is a featured instructor for Bass Bash, a clinic for beginning, intermediate and advanced classical and jazz bass students in grades 6-12 and their teachers at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
The new KB Guitars Robert Hurst Acoustic Bass brings together elements of a cello and an archtop jazz guitar for a unique hybrid bass. The 5 string bass is built with an extra deep body made with bubinga for the sides and back and a carved spruce top...
Fresh from 2013 Grammy Award wins with Sir Paul McCartney and Chris Botti, Robert Hurst assembles an all-star cast featuring Branford Marsalis, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Marcus Belgrave, Bennie Maupin, Robert Glasper, and Adam Rudolph on his 6th release as a bandleader.
Robert Hurst has been one of the most in-demand bass players in jazz for the past quarter century and has done extensive stints in the bands of Wynton Marsalis, Tony Williams, Branford Marsalis, Charles Lloyd, Chris Botti, and Diana Krall.
Hurst is an Associate Professor of Music at The University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance, Dept. of Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation, Ann Arbor, MI.
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