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Robert Hurst

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A Detroit native, Hurst has enjoyed a stellar career spanning 30 years, and is a highly respected and well recognized composer, electric and acoustic bassist, educator, recording artist, and business man. His cultivation into a membership of talented musicians from around the world was fostered by lengthy tours and GRAMMY® Award winning recordings featuring: Sir Paul McCartney, Charles Lloyd, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Dave Brubeck, Harry Connick Jr., Terrence Blanchard, Tony Williams, Nicholas Payton, Sting, Carl Allen, the legendary Pharaoh Sanders, Barbara Streisand, Willie Nelson, Yo Yo Ma, Ravi Coltrane, Chris Botti and Diana Krall. Robert Hurst has performed on over 150 diverse and critically acclaimed recordings

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News: Crowdfunding Campaign

Support the LINER NOTES indiegogo fundraising campaign

Support the LINER NOTES indiegogo fundraising campaign

As LINER NOTES enters its fourth season in July, I am making an appeal for funding in order to keep it going. I ask you to click here to watch a short video explaining the situation and the motivation for this appeal. I am passionate about LINER NOTES, a podcast that I started in 2018. ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Bob Hurst: Detroit In The House!

Read "Bob Hurst: Detroit In The House!" reviewed by David Bixler


Bassist and composer Robert Hurst made an early mark on the jazz community as a member of Wynton Marsalis' band and later gained notoriety as a member of the Tonight Show band led by Branford Marsalis. In addition to his performance career the jny: Detroit native has been on the faculty at the University of Michigan ...

Article: Live Review

Umbria Jazz 2019 - Prima parte

Read "Umbria Jazz 2019 - Prima parte" reviewed by Libero Farnè


Umbria Jazz 2019 Perugia, varie sedi 12-21.7.2019 “Numeri da record assoluto quelli di UJ19: oltre 40.000 paganti con un incasso che ha superato 1 milione e 600mila euro." Con queste parole di evidente soddisfazione si apre il comunicato diramato nella conferenza stampa conclusiva del festival umbro. Indubbiamente a Perugia il ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Kris Bowers, Steve Davis and More

Read "Kris Bowers, Steve Davis and More" reviewed by Joe Dimino


This week we start with the Motor City and veteran bassist Robert Hurst with musif off his latest CD Black Current Jam. From there, we get in some Modern Jazz Quartet, Kris Bowers off the “Green Book" Soundtrack and the great Steve Davis with music from his new album Correlations. We profile Kansas City trumpeter Alex ...

Album

Black Current Jam

Label: Dot Time Records
Released: 2018
Track listing: Detroit Day; Afromation; Two Beats and a Breath; Bela; Coneys and Vernors; Keepin’ it Rio; This is Your Brain on Drums; Morse Code and the Time; At First Sight; Happy Nappy.

Article: Album Review

Tim Armacost: Time Being

Read "Time Being" reviewed by Luigi Sforza


La natura di un fenomeno è data dalla sommatoria di vari fattori, da una parte ci sono gli elementi che lo compongono, caratterizzandone i connotati, dall'altra il modo in cui quelli si combinano, e che ne costituiscono la forma. La capacità del demiurgo, dell'artista, si manifesta nell'abilità di manipolare la materia in modo che l'accostamento delle ...

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Article: Profile

SFJAZZ: Decades After, Five Years In

Read "SFJAZZ: Decades After, Five Years In" reviewed by Arthur R George


Five years after the jny: San Francisco, California organization SFJAZZ created its own building, the SFJAZZ Center, it has proved a raving, even rampaging, success, unrelenting in programming, sales, education, and music production. Its number of concerts has doubled from 248 to more than 500. Its membership has increased by almost 200% to more than 14,000. ...

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Article: Book Review

The Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Read "The Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture" reviewed by Ian Patterson


The Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture Dale Chapman282 PagesISBN: 9780520279384 University of California Press 2018 What explains vibraphonist Stefon Harris giving a TED talk at a conference devoted to behavioral finance? Why would one of the world's largest investment banks sink $10 million into the New Orleans ...

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Article: Album Review

Tal Cohen: Gentle Giants

Read "Gentle Giants" reviewed by Luca Casarotti


Dopo l'esordio nel 2011 con Yellow Sticker, il pianista Tal Cohen torna in studio alla guida di una propria formazione e pubblica questo Gentle Giants, lavoro di respiro piuttosto ampio (oltre un'ora di musica per dieci tracce). In quintetto con Cohen ci sono il tenorista Jamie Oehlers, l'altista Greg Osby, il bassista Robert Hurst e il ...


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