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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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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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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Captain Jarvis by Hugh Jarvis Hitchcock

composed by Hugh Jarvis Hitchcock Performed by Noel Pointer Produced by Paul Reiser Released on United Artists Records featuring: Noel Pointer – 5-string electric violin, string arrangements and conducting Will Lee – bass Quentin Dennard – drums Onaje Gumbs – fender rhodes Hiram Bullock – guitar Richard Tee – clavinet Michael Boddicker – Moog, ARP…

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Check out my Jam Stratus-Fear with Jimi Ruccolo and Larry Hirt!

Stratus Fear – FUNKMEISTER featuring Jimi Ruccolo andLarry Hirt Check out this cool jam from Hugh Jarvis Hitchcock’s debut album, FUNKMEISTER featuring my awesome friend and brother, guitarist Jimi Ruccolo and another awesome friend and brother, drummer Larry Hirt. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Quit Cryin’ Redux!

This is a song I wrote in 1988, recorded on analog tape in 1993, brought the analog mixdown into digital in 2008 and finally remixed that and re-mastered in 2012. The song was inspired by a recording session at Cloudborn Studio in 1978 with Lamont Johnson doing recordings for his album “Music of the Sun”.…

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stepwise

Stepwise from the album Jesse Jones Jr.: Father of Scat Hop © copyright 2010 Funkatology Records LLC Jesse Jones Jr.: saxophones, vocals, scat and “scat hop” Hugh Jarvis Hitchcock (producer): drum programming, all basses, keyboards, rhythm guitars Ike Woods: lead and rhythm guitars Norma Hitchcock: female vocals Dennis Sierra: lead guitars Joe Collado: conga and…

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Scat Hop Daddy

Scat Hop Daddy from the album Jesse Jones Jr.: Father of Scat Hop © copyright 2010 Funkatology Records LLC Jesse Jones Jr.: saxophones, vocals, scat and “scat hop” Hugh Jarvis Hitchcock (producer): drum programming, all basses, keyboards, rhythm guitars Ike Woods: lead and rhythm guitars Val Woods: female vocals Dennis Sierra and Derek Mason: lead…

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