The Alan James Band:Top notch seasoned pros. Best in the Biz! Our music ranges from , Blues, Funk, Fusion to a diverse range of Rock styles. Alan James Solo act: Repertoire ranges far and wide. Everything from Blues, Jazz, Bluegrass, Folk,Folk Rock to traditional Irish music
"Hey folks, thanks for ranking my musical dedication "Ode To Lightning" so high in the reviews, as this is a dedication to a great blues man Danny "Lightning Rhodes" who is playing the blues on the other side now. I'm sure Danny appreciates all of the nice compliments."Alan James
Alan James Hutchinson is a proficient vocalist, guitarist and song writer. During his professional career as, lead guitarist/vocalist and acoustic soloist, Alan has performed throughout the U.S. and Mexico from Connecticut, Nantucket Island, Virginia, Florida, Chicago, Nashville, Arizona,to San Miguel de Allende and has shared the stage with many well-known performers such as Joan Jett, B.T.O., Michael Bolton, Jefferson Starship,Marshall Tucker and Rick Derringer among others.
While in Chicago, Alan performed with many renowned blues men such as Willie (Big Eyes) Smith (Muddy Waters' drummer for 19 years) and bassist Kenny Kinsey, son of Big Daddy Kinsey.
In 1991 the world famous Blue Bird Cafe in Nashville, commissioned Alan to perform his original compositions for a national televised airing of an episode for " 48 hours". On his CD, "Alan James Break the ice" performing, are some of the Americas' top session players, including : Dee Murray, bassist from Elton John, Roy Yeager drummer for the Atlanta Rhythm Section, and Jim Horn, renowned session sax player from the Traveling Wilburys,
Alan has written and performed a variety of songs ranging from folk,blues, rock to jazz fusion, and is currently working on a two album Indie release in those same genres. Currently, Alan is pursuing his career performing as both a solo artist and an electric blues/fusion/and rock act.