Bonnie Raitt recently released her 21st studio album, entitled “Just Like That…” The album features longtime bassist and session legend James “Hutch” Hutchinson. We caught up with Hutch to get the scoop.
Playing For Change is an incredible organization that brings musicians together from around the world to benefit charitable causes. They’ve just announced a huge live streaming event. One name that is contributing will stick out: John Paul Jones.
Playing For Change brings together musicians from around the globe to “inspire and connect the world through music.” They’ve just released their latest video tribute to The Band with a performance of “The Weight,” with James “Hutch” Hutchinson on bass.
Few bass players get to work with a superstar artist, and fewer still get to work with most of them. James “Hutch” Hutchinson is decidedly the latter. In this edition of “Stories Behind the Songs,” Hutch shares the stories behind 12 tunes from his career.
After reading the previous column in this two-part series, I’m hoping you’ve had a chance to check out some music featuring the playing of Willie Dixon and Duck Dunn. Their old school approaches to playing blues compliments the players they accompanied and reflects how novel full-band blues recordings were in the 1950’s and ’60’s. Early on, blues recordings typically only...