President of the International Society of Bassists, Hans Sturm has toured on six continents as a symphony, jazz, and chamber musician. His jazz credits include Eddie Daniels, Stanley Jordan, Roscoe Mitchell, Jackie Allen, and many others. He has contributed performances and compositions to over fifty jazz and chamber music recordings including releases on Blue Note, Music & Arts, Cadence, Innova, CRI, and Red Mark. He is also an award-winning producer for his pedagogical DVD: The Art of the Bow with François Rabbath. He is Professor of Double Bass and Chair of the String Area at Ball State University.