Brett-Hirst Brett Hirst – Acoustic Bass, hails form New Zealand, he holds a Diploma of Jazz Studies from the Christchurch School of Jazz in New Zealand, and a Masters of Music (Performance) from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in Australia.

Residing in Sydney since 1998, Brett maintains a busy performance and recording schedule with some of Australia’s premiere musicians, as well as international jazz and contemporary artists. His performance and recording credits include: Mike Nock, Mark Isaacs, Sandy Evans, Phil Slater, Matt McMahon, James Muller, James Morrison, Lior, Katie Noonan, Vince Jones, James Greening, Mara, Josh White Jr., Wendy Matthews, Sharon Shannon, Damien Leith, Mary Coughlan, Dominique Fillon, Greg Osby, Ricky Ford, Sheila Jordan, Sean Wayland and many more.


Selected Recordings



‘Meeting of the Waters’ Mike Nock Project


‘Changing Seasons’Mike Nock Trio


‘The Sword and the Brush’Red Fish, Blue


‘Tell it Like it is’Mark Isaacs


‘Watermark’James Sherlock Quartet