A drumming instructor based in Sydney’s Inner West, Hutch is a respected and versatile sticksman. Formative years were spent with Phil Stitt at Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium of Music before pursuing studies in Sydney at the Contemporary Music Centre (CMC) and later, further private studies with Danny Heifetz (Mr Bungle, Secret Chiefs).
Hutch has worked with groups including Kobra Kai, Jesse Morris Band, Kinsky, Hutch + Rehan, Dutch the Rapper and electronic mastermind Mr. Bill. Taking on a broad array of styles stretching from metal, hip hop, reggae, ska, jazz, boogaloo to drum ‘n’ bass, dance and experimental electronic, Hutch has performed at major music festivals, community festivals and venues around Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada.
Hutch is currently playing in Australia with Australian harmonica legend Captain Bluetongue’s project, The Marvellous Hearts, Blues / Second Line / Jazz / Zydeco quartet, Dr. Gumbo and as a solo or session artist.
Hutch is taking bookings for one on one lessons.
“Music is one route to inner peace. You don’t do it to become rich or famous, you play music because you want to create something and to respect the ones who’ve come before you.”
– Drori Mondlak
Performing with Mr. Bill at the Gothic Theatre, Denver USA :
Some past performances and tours ;
The Big Day Out, Parklife, Thredbo Blues Festival, Skyline Festival, The Gum Ball Festival, Future Music, Reggaetown, Psyfari, Regrowth, Deliverance, Peats Ridge Festival, Lucid Labyrinth, Newtown Festival, Surry Hills Festival, Subsonic, Psyland, Happy Daze, Rabbits Eat Lettuce, Mr. Bill – Corrective Scene Surgery Tour 2016 (AUS), Mr. Bill – Fall Tour 2016 (USA/Canada), Mr. Bill – Australian Summer But Basically Everywhere Else Winter Tour 2017, Debasa – Amnesty International Freedom Festival (AUS), Kobra Kai – Mind on the Ceiling Tour, Kobra Kai – Insession tour, Jesse Morris Band – 3 Beans Tour (NZ), Jesse Morris Band – Stepping Over You Tour (AUS), One Drop Rankin Riddim Festival, Sydney Blues n Roots Festival, Zen Awakening (USA), Space Ibiza (SYD), Earthdance, Stacks on Festival, Perigian Originals, Bloodlust, Punks Picnic, Bellingen Castle Party, Stereosonic, Creamfields, Naughty by Nature, DNBBQ
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