Gregory Hutchinson (musician)

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Hutchinson in 2009

Gregory Hutchinson (born June 16, 1970) is an American jazz drummer.


Hutchinson's father was a drummer in a reggae band, and he played with his father while growing up. He studied under Marvin "Smitty" Smith and Kenny Washington in the late 1980s, and began his career playing with Red Rodney in 1989–1990.

In the 1990s, he worked with Betty Carter, Roy Hargrove, Stephen Scott, Ray Brown, Eric Reed, Joe Henderson, Marcus Printup, Antonio Hart, Joshua Redman, Greg Gisbert, Frank Wess, Steve Wilson, Andy LaVerne, Johnny Griffin, LaVerne Butler, Peter Bernstein, Claire Martin, Ben Wolfe, Jeremy Davenport, Mark Whitfield, Teodross Avery, Jimmy Smith, Kristin Korb, and Rodney Whitaker.[1]

He is also an artist at Open Studio Jazz.[2]


  1. ^ Gary W. Kennedy, "Gregory Hutchinson". The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 2nd edition, ed. Barry Kernfeld, 2004.
  2. ^ "Open Studio - Play Jazz Better". Open Studio - Play Jazz Better. Retrieved January 4, 2020.

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