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Robert Hurst

Date Featured: 2011-01-24

Listen to interview with Robert Hurst

Bassist Robert Hurst has been a first-call musician since his early days with Wynton and Branford Marsalis. Hes just released two new albums, Bob Ya Head (Bebob Records, 2011) and Unrehurst, Vol. 2 (Bebob Records, 2011). In this interview, recorded at Jazz Standard in New York, Hurst talks about the politics and rhythms underlying Bob Ya Head; how his Detroit upbringing impacted his musical life; and why school is great but its no substitute for putting in time on the bandstand.

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