Bassist John Hunter has performed in concerts and television appearances from Maine to San Francisco while accompanying such jazz greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Slide Hampton, Sheila Jordan, Jimmy Heath, James Moody, James Williams, Louis Bellson, Milt Jackson, Joe Williams, Paquito d’Rivera, Marian McPartland, Jeff Coffin, Wycliff Gordon, and Mike Metheny.  He has accompanied singers Toni Tenille, Maureen McGovern, and The Four Freshmen, and also appeared with such diverse groups as the Broadway touring company of “A Chorus Line” and the Los Angeles Opera a la Carte. He toured and recorded for many years with the Shaw Brothers, and is presently a member of the Seacoast Big Band and the Capital Jazz Orchestra, which toured the eastern U.S with Ken Peplowski in the fall of 2013. His teaching credits include faculty positions since 1979 at the University of New Hampshire, Dartmouth College, the University of Maine at Augusta, the N.H. Summer Youth Music School, and numerous clinics and workshops at colleges and public schools throughout the Northeast. 

"You couldn't ask for better."  Milt Hinton "The Judge"

"Dr. Do Right" with Paul Heckel, Charlie Jennison, and Tim Gilmore

"Dolphin Dance" with Paul Heckel, Charlie Jennison, and Tim Gilmore

"Floating" with Paul Heckel, Charlie Jennison, and Tim Gilmore

Old Morning Sky album from 1976!!!!

© 2017 by John Hunter  photo by Jon Lorentz