SAXOPHONIST • MUSIC PRODUCER • TEACHING ARTIST • PODCAST HOST
Thomas Hutchings is a professional saxophonist, music producer and teaching artist living in New York City. Before starting Artists Without Labels, he worked in the technology industry for 16 years at a technology startup, collaborating on development of everything from logistics and business processes to inventory, database software design & CRM tools. While balancing a music & technology career, Thomas noticed that many of the business concepts like SWOT analysis and simple tools like QR codes could be applied to the music industry in a positive, meaningful way.
Thomas studied saxophone at Boise State University then moved to New York and studied saxophone privately with Bob Mover, Bob Franceschini, and Ira Jackson. Thomas also teaches saxophone at the Bob Mover Academy of Music. As a professional saxophonist, he has performed and recorded with many incredible local and international artists across many genres like, rock, blues, EDM, jazz and funk in many different venues giving him a global sense for combining sounds and rhythm. He’s also constantly writing, producing and recording music with many talented artists. Thomas is a ASCAP Member (Performing Rights Organization) & Voting Member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (AKA The Grammys).
Thomas has appeared on television & has produced and/or recorded music that has appeared on Episodes of Keeping Up with The Kardashians, MTV’s Real world, Nickelodeon’s Radio Free Roscoe and various TV shows & indie Films as a saxophonist.