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November 17

Jazz Series

Wednesday, November 17, 8–10 p.m.

Robert L. Hurst III, is a composer, bassist, educator, and recording artist. His Grammy Award winning recordings feature such greats as 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. Hurst has won four Emmy Awards, five Grammy Awards, performed on several RIAA- Gold recordings, and has received Top Ten and Five Star recognition around the globe. Robert has also enjoyed directing, arranging, and composing for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC for nearly a decade.

This monthly series, curated by UM Associate Professor Adam Unsworth, presents outstanding local artists in an intimate setting. This series is made possible by the Katherine Tuck Endowment.

categories: Performing Arts