Drummer, Robert L. Hubbard Jr., is known for his diverse style of music consisting of jazz, gospel, R&B and rock. Hubbard is a gifted and respected drummer, producer and instructor. He began his preparatory studies at the Cleveland Music Settlement and was later accepted into the Cleveland School of the Arts (CSA).
After graduating CSA, Robert attended Jarvis Christian College in Texas. Robert began his music career playing with local artists throughout Greater Cleveland. His touring and performing career also consisted of him playing for such artists as Changing Faces, Gerald Albright, Kirk Whalum, Sean Jones, Conya Doss, David Garfield, George Benson, Angela Bofill, Alex Bugnon, R. Kelly and Marcus Johnson to name a few.
He is currently touring with his own band, Hubb’s Groove, which he founded in 2006.
Come be a part of the live concert experience as we welcome the Rob Hubbard Group in their BLU debut – get your tickets early for this one!
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|Committed to the preservation of America's treasured art form of jazz, BLU Jazz+ Masterclass Foundation (BJMF) is a new program developed by the founders of BLU Jazz+ Akron that brings “front-row” jazz education performance & mentorship opportunities to student musicians and art lovers alike through an ongoing series of special events throughout the year.|