Jack J Hutchinson is a London based guitarist and singer songwriter. Described by Classic Rock Blues Magazine as “One to watch. Born to sing soul and blues”, in 2015 and 2016 he was nominated for a British Blues Award.
Hutchinson was born in 1982 in Leicester, spending his formative years in the north west before moving to London in 2005. He has shared the stage with some of the best known blues musicians around today including the Boom Band, featuring Matt Taylor, Marcus Bonfanti and Paddy Milner. He has also supported Dr Feelgood, Ian Siegal, and Big Boy Bloater.
Session work has included recording at Universal and Miloco Studios London. Hutchinson also recently played three sets at BluesFest at the O2 – a bill which also featured Jeff Beck, Bad Company and Van Morrison.
Hutchinson has to date released one solo album (Feathers and Fools), plus two EPs (Get It Back and Unplugged), both of which entered the iTunes Blues Chart. Get It Back has since reached number 26 in the Amazon blues charts, number 37 in the US iTunes blues charts, with fans as far reaching as Australia, Sweden, Germany, Japan and Canada buying the EP.
Six of his songs have been featured on Classic Rock Blues Magazine cover CDs. He has also regularly featured in the IBBA blues top 40, receiving critical acclaim from publications including Blues In Britain and Blues Matters magazine. He is also featured on Krossborder Rekords Best Of British Blues Vol. 2.
What the press have been saying…
“Tough, immediate and rockin’. Hutchinson was born to sing soul and blues.” (Classic Rock Blues Magazine)
“Everything that is so good about modern blues music.” (Blues in Britain magazine)
“Very very good indeed. Hutchinson is kicking up a storm!” (Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2)
“Every now and then I hear a song that makes me sit up and listen, and the hairs on the back of my neck stand up. That’s what happened when I heard Jack J Hutchinson’s new single If You Let Me Love You.” – Clive Rawlings (IBBA DJ and writer for Blues Matters! Magazine)
“A rip-roaring piece of work led by Hutchinson’s fine guitar work and scorching vocals.” (Wasser-Prawda Magazine)
“Hutchinson exists as a simultaneous echo of the past and glimpse into the future. With modern jam band revivals forcefully popping up in both the U.S. and the UK, Hutchinson’s ability to alternate between singer/songwriter and adaptable session player gives him an edge over other artists.” (Blues Rock Review)