Alex Hutchison


Vocalist, Lead Guitar, Keyboard, Piano.


Into original Jazz, World, Funk, Latin and Reggae.. Performs, writes, manages and produces with the Shadoplay. Performed and recorded Free Form Jazz with David Haney from Oregon and Han Bennink from Holland. Flamenco/Latin/Jazz with Michael Lefebvre from Victoria, British Columbia. Has recorded in Rio, Vancouver and Seattle. 14 consecutive years at the Calgary Jazz Festival. Performed with the L.A North and Phenomenal Culture Dance Troupes. #1 on CJSW FM with "Norwegian Rat", co-written with Neil Brant. Backed up Skywalk at the Calgary International Jazz Festival. 8 years consecutively at the East Coulee Spring Festival. Music and more info at Video's on YouTube.

Screen name:
Alex Hutchison
Member since:
Dec 02 2005
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:


Percy Jones, Alphonso Johnson, Richard Bono, Jack Bruce,
Frederico Heliodoro, Jaco, Stanley Clarke and Max Bennett.

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Other Percussion:


Hozono 5 String Fretless Bass
Tobias 5 String Fretted Bass
Custom Acoustic Fretless Bass
TC Electronic amp and Eden speakers



Past Events

Original Jazz and Funk with Shadoplay. 45 minute set. Alex Hutchison-Bass, Tink-Vocals, Jay Harman-Guitar and John McNeil-Drums. In Marda Loop, Calgary, AB.

At the Bayshore Inn in Waterton National Park. Friday and Saturday nights.

Shadoplay live for 1 hour on CKUA FM at the East Coulee School Museum. A fundraiser for the 1930 school house. 30 Bands in 12 hours on 3 stages.

Original Soul, R&B, Jazz/Groove and World. Cliff Bungalow-Mission Community Centre 2201 Cliff St. SW $15.00 admission

Original Jazz/Groove from 8-10:00pm with Jazu-Guitar, Veronica-Vocals and Ed Batley-Drums.