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Robert Black tours the world creating unheard of music for the solo double bass, collaborating with the most adventurous composers, musicians, dancers, artists, actors, and technophiles from all walks of life.  He is a founding and current member of the Bang On A Can All Stars and new member of Cuatro Puntos.  Current projects include a commissioned solo Partita from Philip Glass; and Possessed - a series of improvisations performed in Utah’s rugged canyon-desert landscape.  Solo recordings include Modern American Bass (New World Records), The Bass Music of Christian Wolff and Giacinto Scelsi (Mode Records), and State of the Bass (O.O. Discs).  Robert teaches at the Hartt School/University of Hartford, the Manhattan School of Music, and the Festival Eleazar de Carvalho in Brazil.

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