John “Hutch” Hutchinson, guitarist for David Bowie, has died

John Hutchinson
(Image credit: John Hutchinson Official Website)

Jazz guitarist and David Bowie collaborator John "Hutch" Hutchinson has passed away in hospital after a prolonged period of illness.

The news was confirmed by the official David Bowie Twitter page on Sunday (July 25), which posted a statement that read, “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of John Hutchinson who passed in hospital yesterday after a long illness.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.