Episode 2: Shows, Tours, Bass Players
Moving right along, got some exciting shows coming up! Playing the Wildflower Pavilion in Lyons for the first time, nice place. Looking forward to getting on the road with my friends Holden Young, and Will Knox. More dates to be annouced soon. Come find us!
I'm also sitting on some big news...can't break the story yet...you'll have to stay tuned!
Now without further ado, i present this week's episode:
Ian Hutchison ~ The Bass Player
I met Ian @ some show...I can't really remember to be honest. But since then he's consistantly wowed me with his awesome tone, presence and intonation. From recording with Ayo Awosika to performing with Jayme Stone, he's a pretty bad dude. Can't wait!
Ian Hutchison is one of the busiest bass players in Colorado. Ian has played with several notable jazz artists including Javon Jackson, Peter Eldridge (New York Voices), Steve Barta, David Amram, and Darrell Grant. He has also performed with Darol Anger, Tony Trischka, Monty Alexander, Mike Marshall, Joe Craven (David Grisman), and Andy Stein (Prairie Home Companion). Ian graduated magna cum laude from the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music with a bachelor’s degree in jazz performance. In college he won several distinctions, including jazz student of the year and outstanding senior jazz recital. Ian also was awarded a two week trip to study at Lamont’s sister university in Nagoya, Japan. In 2007 he toured Argentina with the Denver Young Artist’s Orchestra. Ian performs regularly with TheSaurus, the Grant Gordy Quartet, The Expedition Quartet (2008 IBMA showcase), and Gypsy Swing Revue, the best Hot Club band in Colorado. Ian has opened for Tony Trischka, Punch Brothers, The Samples, Casey Driessen, Steep Canyon Rangers, and The Del McCoury Band.