born on 4/10/1964 in Detroit, MI, United States
Alias Robert Hurst
Robert Hurst (musician)
Robert Hurst (born October 4, 1964, Detroit, Michigan) is an American jazz bassist.
Hurst played guitar early in his career before concentrating on bass. He worked with Out of the Blue in 1985 and also did work with musicians such as Tony Williams, Mulgrew Miller, Harry Connick Jr., Geri Allen, Russell Malone, and Steve Coleman. From 1986 to 1991 Hurst played in Wynton Marsalis's ensemble, and played with Branford Marsalis in the early 1990s. He was also a member of The Tonight Show Band. His debut as a leader, 1993's Robert Hurst Presents, reached #13 on the Billboard Top Jazz Albums chart. He currently teaches jazz bass at the University of Michigan.
- Robert Hurst Presents (DIW Records, 1992)
- One for Namesake (DIW, 1993)
- Unrehurst, Vol. 1 (Bebob Records, 2002)
- Bob Ya Head (Bebob Records, 2010)