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Alex Hutchings Group (London/Melbourne) – Debut
Sun 6th August, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm$15 - $20
Internationally-acclaimed British fusion guitarist Alex Hutchings has been gaining an international following over recent years, regularly touring internationally under his own name, and as an international demonstrator for the Roland Corporation, Laney Amplification and Rotosound.
Over the last 12 years Hutchings has performed in a variety of different musical ensembles ranging from Jazz trio to a full size orchestra to a Jazz big band, numerous pop outfits and his own projects, appearing at Glastonbury Festival, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Isle of White Jazz Festival, and Cannes Film festival, as well as extensive gigs around the UK. Other performances include the main guitar role on Michael Jackson’s Thriller Live arena tour in 13 countries.
He has also composed work for the BBC, ITV and the Cable Network. For his debut Australian performance he will be joined by some of Melbourne’s finest fusion stylists, including Jeremy Diffey (alto sax), Brenton Foster (keyboards), Kim May (electric bass) and Gerry Pantazis (drums). They will showcase Hutchings’s original material as well as some original works by the other band members.