Eric Hutchinson & FlowerSchool New York have joined forces to bring you the Foreground Music Series – 3 nights of excellent music. Come listen to thrilling music in a beautiful and intimate setting featuring some of NYC’s most accomplished virtuosos! A uniquely New York experience!
Having first come to prominence as a member of the funk-jazz collective Fat Mama, pianist/composer Erik has taken his talents across the globe to play with some of the finest musicians alive. Born in Washington D.C. and currently a 13+ year resident of Brooklyn, NY, Erik exists in many musical worlds, performing and recording with jazz, pop, rock, bluegrass and country artists like Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash, Citizen Cope, Charlie Hunter, Leftover Salmon, Shooter Jennings, Alice Smith, Shelby Lynne, Theo Bleckmann, Jessi Coulter, Allison Moorer, Phillip Phillips, Dori Freeman, Joey Arias, Devotchka, Erin McKeown, Teddy Thompson, Ben Allison, Steven Bernstein, Ellery Eskelin, Jim Campilongo, Nels Cline, Jenny Scheinman, Elvis Perkins, Allison Miller, Ron Miles, Todd Sickafoose, and Art Lande.
In 2016, Erik joined forces with Colorado polyethnic-cajun-slamgrass legendary band Leftover Salmon and has been a full-time member ever since. In 2011 Erik teamed with Shooter Jennings to tour and record two acclaimed records, Family Man and The Other Life. Since 2012, Erik has played hunreds of shows with pop artist Citizen Cope and Deutsch’s collaboration with his wife, Victoria Reed, including her debut 2016 album Chariot, is ongoing and expanding.
Deutsch holds the distinction of being the only keyboardist to tour regularly with 7-string guitar master Charlie Hunter, touring from 2007 to 2009 and recording Mistico (2008) and Baboon Strength (2009). 2018 marked the release of Erik’s 6th album, Falling Flowers. His previous records include Creatures (2016), Outlaw Jazz (2015) Demonio Teclado (2012), Hush Money (2009), and Fingerprint (2007).
7:30 – Doors
7:30 – 8:15 – Drinks, Snacks, Mingling
8:15-9:00pm – MUSIC