Getting Ready for Blast Off

Spent more time wrangling technology than actually playing today, but I managed to record 30 seconds of music for you. My objective is to get everything in place to publish regularly hassle-free. And not play any bad notes 😉 this track is from my upcoming new album

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Just Funkin’ Around :)

Just Funkin’ Around on the keys today!

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New Release by Damumalik

I’m honored to have been called to master this new release by Damu Malik. I also mixed two of the tracks on the album. https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/damumalik/id186461256 http://cdbaby.com/cd/damumalik4 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01NBJRHC1/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1481608621&sr=8-2&keywords=Damumalik Posted by Hugh Hitchcock on Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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Get “Out of Control” with This Toe-Tapper

Here's another track from my 2010 release Funkmeister. My lovely wife Norma Hitchcock insisted I post this one because it's her fave 😉 If you want to get "Out Of Control", then def give this one a listen. Featuring the amazing Elisa Sintjago with imaginative song stylings, Jesse Jones Jr. on Baritone (!) sax, and…

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My Record “Funkmeister”

FUNKMEISTER: In 2009 (then remastered in 2010 lol) I released my actual first album under my own name. Better late than never, I guess – I'd been bringing a lot of tunes with me for some years and a lot of them were based around female vocals, since that's the kind of band I'd worked…

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Quit Cryin’ Y’All!

ok this one is pretty ill… one day myself, Ronrico Morris and Lamont Johnson were sitting around in the control room at Cloudborne Studios Detroit on Mack Ave… and one of us got to telling the other one to "quit crying". If I recall correctly it was Ronrico being told, and Lamont doing the telling…

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Stratus-Fear: Jazz Rock

Like heavy Jazz-Rock? then you might dig this track called "Stratus Fear" – composed by yours truly… probably my first foray into serious digital recording, circa 2003 and ultimately released on my album Funkmeister in 2009. Myself on bass & keys and a little help from my long-time friends Jimi James Ruccolo on guitars and…

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Origin of the Martian Entropy Band (abridged)

it was the wee hours of a tuesday night a few years back, a rather "unmanaged" but talented fifteen-year-old was walking down a dingy, deserted downtown avenue and heard a blues band playing in a bar (dive). He walked in and saw the dude fronting the band was another hippie-type individual (though just a bit…

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The “Scat” and the “Hop” of Things

About eight years ago Jesse Jones Jr. and myself kind of invented a new musical genre and we released an album on it and called it "Scat Hop". If I had to, I guess I'd say Jesse is the Scat and I'm the Hop 🙂 The album we released in 2010 may have been just…

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Joe Collado’s “Medicine” Featuring Yours Truly

My long-time friend Joe Collado writes Latin Jazz with a Puerto Rican flavor. He's released several albums over the last few years, and the Latin Jazz community has really showed up to support him, with numerous media features and accolades. This last year he approached me to help him build this latest single he's releasing,…

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the Horny Horns of Jerry Carr’s Breakout Album

and the hits keep on comin’ 😉 I was honored to have been hired to arrange and conduct the horn section for this Detroit breakout album starring the one and only Jerry Carr and executive producer Norton Stern. There are several great tracks on this record, here’s one of them. Listen for my “horny horns”…

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Captain Jarvis Birthday

Today is a really special birthday for me… I have so much to be thankful for, including all my amazing Facebook friends and the amazing platforms that allow us all to connect to each other’s lives. Thanks to everyone who has taken the time out to acknowledge our friendship. In honor of myself having survived…

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