Bobby Hutcherson Jan 31, 1941 - Aug. 25, 2016

 

Bobby was my model when I was growing up playing vibes.  Seeing him live at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago was a magical experience.  The last time I saw him play was a Dizzy's in NYC with Cedar Walton.  He was playing mostly ballads and didn't play as many notes as he used to, but he made every note count.  What a musician!  The jazz world has lost a great player.  

Bobby and me at the Jazz Showcase, 4/03/03.

Thanks to Bill Witz for the photo

Gigs at a Glance

  • 10/12/2017
    One Trick Pony - Grand Rapids, MI
     
  • 10/14/2017
    Holland Area Arts Council - Holland, MI
     
  • 10/26/2017
    Nikolas - Southfield, MI
     
  • 11/30/2017
    Albion College - Albion, MI
     
  • 12/07/2017
    Lake Michigan College - Benton Harbor, MI
     

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