This week I took part in the BB King Tribute concert in Chelmsford. Organised by Nick Garner, some 40 musicians took part in what was a cracking event in honour of the big man. It was a pleasure playing with some of my favourite blues players, including Tom Brundage, Dani Rock, Loris Peverani, John Wright, […]Read more "BB King Tribute Concert"
Hi there. I thought it was high time I gave everyone an update on how the album recording sessions are going. Once again, we are recording at Universal Studios in London with the band’s bassist Rick Baxendale in the producer’s chair. We started out with a batch of songs I wrote over the winter, with the […]Read more "Album recording sessions"
We are pleased to announce Jack J Hutchinson has been selected by the Blues Magazine in their ‘Ones to watch in 2015’ feature. Issue 18 features an interview with Hutchinson, plus a special remix of his self-penned track Hey Hey Hey by bassist and producer Rick Baxendale on the cover CD. The Blues Magazine said: […]Read more "Ones to watch 2015"
We are pleased to announce that the new EP ‘Get It Back’ has reached number 16 in the UK iTunes Blues Album Chart. The single ‘Loving Man’ also hit number 44 in the iTunes Blues Singles Chart on the week of release. In addition, the EP has now reached number 16 on the Amazon blues […]Read more "Get It Back makes top 40"
Jack J Hutchinson is pleased to announce a short solo acoustic tour throughout October and November in support of the new EP Get It Back. The run includes gigs at the famous Ain’t Nothin But blues bar in Soho, Water Rats in Kings Cross, plus two dates in Islington at the Hope and Anchor and […]Read more "Acoustic tour"
What is the world record for the longest ever blues jam? Well the Camden Blues Kitchen have just broken it, with a massive 50 hour session taking place over the last three days. Over 50 musicians took part in the event which was put together to raise money for the Kids Company charity which helps […]Read more "World’s longest blues jam"
It’s been a busy couple of weeks since the EP launch at the 100 Club. Highlights include a couple of solo acoustic gigs, being interviewed by Big Boy Bloater on the Blues Magazine Show and playing the 25th anniversary of Colne Blues. It was great to pop in to Team Rock’s base in Southwark, London, […]Read more "Interview on Team Rock and Colne Blues Festival"
The first batch of reviews for the new EP from Jack J Hutchinson Band are in and the critical response has been fantastic. Nigel Foster wrote of ‘Get It Back’ in the August edition of Blues in Britain magazine: “Everything that is so good about modern blues. Love this EP and highly recommend it.” The […]Read more "Latest reviews of new EP"
This week saw the launch of the Jack J Hutchinson Band’s new EP ‘Get It Back’ at London’s famous 100 Club. The night was the culmination of 6 months hard work and the band would like to say a special thank you to all our fans for their continuing support. Also, a special thank you […]Read more "EP launch at the 100 Club"