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Kevin Hurst, Sr.
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    Soulful Strut-Tenor Solo
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    Ain't Misbehavin'
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    Misty- Guitar solo
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    Higher Ground
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    Byrdlike
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    Bydlike Ending
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    All Of Me
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    Bluesette's Steps
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    Skylark
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    Da_cor_da_Alegria
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    M.O.
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    Revolution
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    Pass It On
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    l 'Masquerade'(waltz demo)
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    Dindi (demo)
 

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Kevin Hurst, Sr. left a comment for SUSAN DADE JONES
"Rest In Heaven Sweet Susan ! All of us in Latin Class loved you madly, I cherish out last years of correspondence and your love of jazz. We really enjoyed playing in high school but learning jazz was our life's love. thank the Lord for your…"
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What instrument do you play?
Soprano, Tenor saxes, flute and some bass and percussion.
Who influenced you to listen to jazz
Grew up with jazz! My mother's brother Arthur 'Ditty' Potter roomed with Red Foxx in the 40s and played with Dinah Washington and others from Sammy Davis' band. He passed away in 2008 at the age of 85, so Harrisburg Pa. was a minor stop on the chitlin circuit and thriving up to the 70s.
How did you find out about the WDCJN?
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My Website
http://http://www.myspace.com/kdhurstsr
Where are you located?
Pittsburgh, Harrisburg,Baltimore areas
Tell us about yourself
Since '66 played woodwinds and some bass in funk,gospel then jazz and fusion settings. Community musician doing what was necessary ( weddings, parties, black history etc.). Mainly in the Harrisburg, Pa area, a second generation performer. My uncle the late Ditty Potter was a Dexter Gordon tenorman who roomed with Red Foxx in NYC in the 40s. Played some in DC- Balt area in a funk band on the 70s called 21st Century in '74. Attended Pitt for engineering and practiced and studied straight ahead and fusion '75 to '80.Today I still practice and study and look to a larger venue to play blues, jazz, acoustic or whatever.

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At 12:54pm on September 26, 2012, Michele Rosewoman said…

Hi Kevin, thanks for your message and appreciation of the music.  If you want any charts to play, we can work it out.  I like folks to play my music.  Thanks for connecting and I will check yours out as well. 

Blessings.  Michele

At 3:59pm on January 18, 2012, Marta Graciela Bressi said…


Dear Kevin Hurst, Sr.,

I´d really appreciate it if you could take the time to look at my work and leave your impressions here or in the guestbook on my homepage -http://www.miartemartagracielabressi.webs.com/- where there are more samples of my digital art works, engravings and sculptures. The web site´s in Spanish but, if you want to read the texts in English, you can access my Livejournal:

http://pallasatheneas.livejournal.com

You can also visit the website we created with the Belgian jazz musician Dirk Schreurs to make our recent video art collaboration known to the world:

http://www.mindsofglass.webs.com/
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Minds of Glass:  ¨All visual compositions perfectly match the soundtrack’s expressive aesthetics in terms of emotional content and artistic strength” (New York/Los Angeles Independent Media Board).


http://cminejazz.com/show/2010/11/12/minds-of-glass


http://martagracielabressistudios.webs.com/

If it doesn't work, simply copy and paste the link on your browser. You'll find new images in the gallery.


Regards,

Marta

P.S.: Unfortunately, I' ve got too many contact on the network to add more.Feel free to add me if you want.

At 4:29pm on May 29, 2011, SUSAN DADE JONES said…
Found out there is a small venue in Riverdale/New Carollton area that features Buck Hill once a month. Will have to check him out since this seems to be an intimate setting and not an over crowded concert hall. He is up in years but they say he is playing strong!
At 4:25pm on May 29, 2011, SUSAN DADE JONES said…
Hi Kev just answering you back on friends. Was worried since I haven't heard from you in awhile. Miss your informative teachings! I have a minimum level of expertise on the piano. I plan on taking lessons soon. I had put it off but I do remember the keyboard lol!
At 9:43am on May 12, 2010, WASHINGTON DC JAZZ NETWORK said…
Hello Kevin

Welcome to our family...

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We encourage all members to participate in discussions, make comments on blogs, join special groups for networking, upload videos, music and a profile photo etc. To invite more friends click the share/invite button. Our goal is to reach thousands.. The more we network the more we grow as a close knit family and the more power we have to preserve America's Classical music "JAZZ"

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At 5:59pm on December 24, 2009, Maria Jacobs said…
Love Scottie Mayo. He played for my voice teacher Kevyn Lettau before Anita picked him up...and oleta adams I think. Love, love love him. And Can't wait to hear you play Kevin. There is a label interested in my original music right now and the guy who is my contact helped to push Anita Baker...how cool. Will keep you posted. I'm sure you're a wonderful player....

Maria Jacobs
At 2:52pm on December 24, 2009, Maria Jacobs said…
Thanks Kevin...I loved working with Alphonso. He's playing and producing on At Last and Lullaby of Birdland. Enjoy!
At 11:20am on November 3, 2009, Dan Wasson said…
good to hear from you Kev
At 5:37pm on November 2, 2009, George V Johnson Jr. said…
It's a pleasure .....let's stay connected!
At 2:02am on February 17, 2009, Joani Taylor said…
SNAP! Thanks for feelin' my video. It was so cool to read your comments and it's a pleasure to meet you and read a little about you here. My warmest regards from Vancouver BC

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