Recorded June 22, 2021.

Robert Hurst chats with the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation about his evolution from 1982 NEA Presidential Scholar awardee to one of the most in-demand and highly ranked bassists of the century.

A #Detroit native, Bob 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 legacy includes lengthy tours and GRAMMY and EMMY Award-winning recordings featuring Sir Paul McCartney, Charles Lloyd, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Dave Brubeck, Harry Connick, Jr., Terrence Blanchard, Sting, the legendary Pharaoh Sanders, Barbara Streisand, Willie Nelson, Yo Yo Ma, Ravi Coltrane, Chris Botti, Diana Krall and more!