Make No Mistake

Make No Mistake composed, arranged, performed, produced and engineered by Hugh Jarvis Hitchcock audio mix remastered 7/14/09 video re-edited on 7/16/09 saxophone by Jesse Jones Jr. Latin percussion by Joe Collado Video by Jay Surrell Original CD artwork by Olavo Machado Neto What can I say about this elixir, errr… movie? Well… Jay Surrell, of videobillboards.org,…

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programmer’s blog

A while back, I received the following email, which I thought was funny enough to keep: <quote> Dear CARFAX Customer, You may have recently received an email from “Carfax the Wonder Dog“. Unfortunately, this email was not meant to be sent and we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Please delete the email.…

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Iggy Pop was my Summer Camp Counselor

I am not kidding you, it’s the Gospel truth. Iggy Pop was my camp couselor. His specialty was turtle-catching, in a rowboat. He wasn’t known by the name Iggy Pop in those days, however. Back then he was just Jim Osterberg. Both he and his father “Jimmy” worked at the day camp my mother sent me to. I…

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Quit Cryin’!

Thelonius Fonk featuring Ronrico Morris ok Ron you can quit cryin’ now [RONRICO: If yer readin’ this man, I want you to know the only reason I wrote it is because I love you and I miss you bro. We used to throw down some serious sh&t.] So what’s all this “Quit Cryin” insanity all…

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Old Tapes

When my father died last year, it sort of put a whole new perspective on my life. When I saw the writeup on him in the New York Times, and all the many others, and how they listed all his accomplishments, I sort of realised how I hadn’t ever done the same thing for myself… just…

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Captain Jarvis

I received my new copy of Captain Jarvis today… the record was not released on CD, Noel died in 1994 ya know… the only copy I had was my original vinyl disc from 1979. I used it to make an mp3 a couple of months ago, but there was still an annoying skip that’s been…

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musical bio

Hugh Jarvis Hitchcock: composer, producer, writer, lyricist, arranger, performer, artist, record executive, software engineer Current projects include: the new Funkmeister CD, and a new album for Jesse Jones Jr. Hugh has worked on stage or in the studio with the following people of note: Anita Baker (famed songstress, “Sweet Love”) Luis Resto (producer, Eminem) Stephen…

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Axel’s on 8 Mile with Norma Jean Bell

Hugh J. Hitchcock performing with Norma Jean Bell & the All-Stars

I went down to Florida with my Thai girlfriend in May of 1982. We both got homesick after a while, so we came back up to Michigan in January of 1983. After returning to Michigan, I scored a gig with Norma Jean Bell and the All-Stars, who had a house gig at a club in…

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