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Mon March 11, 2013
Final Sesi Motors/WEMU 5:01 Show For This Season with Robert Hurst
WEMU 89.1 FM and Sesi Motors present the 5:01 First Friday Series dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Jan Winkelman.
Robert Hurst plays @ Rush Street, Friday, May 3rd 5:01 pm to 7 pm (map below)
World renowned jazz bassist, educator at the University of Michigan, former band member for The TonightShow, multiple Grammy Award winner, and Detroit native Robert Hurst performs at the final Sesi Motors/WEMU 5:01 show for this season. The show is at Rush Street, 314 S. Main Street in Ann Arbor, Friday May 3rd 5-7 p.m. Admission is free.
Hurst has played with many contemporary jazz greats, including Wynton & Branford Marsalis, drummers Tony Williams and Jeff “Tain” Watts, vocalists Dianne Reeves and Diana Krall, saxophonist Charles Lloyd, trumpeter Marcus Belgrave, keyboardists Robert Glasper, Geri Allen and Mulgrew Miller, guitarists Kevin Eubanks and Russell Malone, the SF Jazz Collective, and Paul McCartney. He was heard originally in the Blue Note all-star group of young musicians Out Of The Blue.
His new CD for his BeBob label “BoB - A Palindrome” is receiving across the board critical acclaim. It is his sixth recording as a leader.
Here is a recent annarbor.com review…
Hurst will be joined by keyboardist Rick Roe, drummer Nate Winn, Naval Singh on tabla, and some surprise special guests.
This show concludes the Sesi Motors/WEMU 501 series for 2012-2013. We will be back in September 2013.
5:01 Jazz Series
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