Born: October 4, 1964
Robert L. Hurst III, also known as Bob Hurst, is a highly respected and well recognized composer, 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: Charles Lloyd, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Dave Brubeck, Harry Connick Jr., Terrence Blanchard, Tony Williams, Nicholas Payton, Sting, Carl Allen, the legendary Pharaoh Sanders, Chris Botti and Diana Krall.
Over the years, Robert Hurst has won four Emmy Awards, seven Grammy Awards, performed on several RIAA- Gold and Platinum recordings, and has received Top Ten and Five Star recognition around the Globe. During his musical career, Robert has also enjoyed directing, arranging, and composing for “The Tonight Show”, with Jay Leno, on NBC, for nearly a decade....
Clinic/Workshop Information“ROBERT HURST: ON A DAILY BASSIST” Let’s engage ourselves in a forum designed to maximize the benefits of our ongoing investment in and dedication to the Modern Musician. I would like to offer you a unique opportunity to gain access to my Story, outlining what it took for me as a Bassist, Composer, Producer, and Educator to accomplish performances yielding: Seven -GRAMMY’s ®, Four- EMMYs ® , Six- RIAA ® certified Multiple Platinum and Gold records, Score for Major Motion Film, and record a plethora of critically acclaimed diverse music. Let me identify my beliefs, the rules and principles re: The Daily Bassist, Good Intentions/ I Do My Job, A Great Band, The Business, Session Work, the Live Stage, Pedagogy and Technique, Your Gear, the Power of the Rhythm Section and the Sport of it All...