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Bryan Hutson

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Name  Bryan Hutson

Genres  Southern gospel
Born  July 1969 Batesville, IN, U.S. (1969-07)
Associated acts  The New Generation The Blackwood Quartet The Kingsmen Quartet The Heartland Boys Soul'd Out Quartet
Similar People  Soul'd Out Quartet, The Kingsmen Quartet, Arthur Rice, Anthony Burger, The Kingsmen

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Bryan Hutson (born July 3, 1969 in Batesville, IN) is a gospel musician who has played with The New Generation, The Blackwood Quartet, The Kingsmen Quartet, and The Soul'd Out Quartet.


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Personal life

In October 1992, Bryan's son, Jordan Bryce Hutson was born in Columbus, IN.

JC Hutson (Bryan's father) died in September 1999. He had battled severe health problems for many years.

Bryan married Yvonne McCormick in December 2009. Alexa, Jordan, Jake and Bailey (their children) served as the Wedding party. The wedding took place in New Point, IN. Pastor Don Hicks (of The Campbellsburg Christian Church in Campbellsburg, IN) officiated the ceremony. Bryan sang "My Song For You" during the service. A handful of friends and family attended. Yvonne was employed by Kohls Department Store at the time.

Alexa (daughter) returned from El Paso, TX]] in November 2013. Jordan still lives in Asheville, NC and attends College. The Hutson family (Bryan, Yvonne, Jake, Bailey and Sophie) moved to Ohio in 2013 to be closer to the home base of Soul'd Out. Yvonne left Kohls and accepted a position as Store Manager at Banana Republic. Charlotte Grace; (daughter of Alexa and Bryan and Yvonne's first grandchild) was born on May 2, 2015.

The New Generation

He began his career in Southern Gospel Music in 1982. His family group; "The Singing Woods Family" traveled throughout Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia. Hutson joined as (13 years old) drummer. They recorded one project; "When The Clouds Roll Back."

He helped form the group "The New Generation" in 1985, when the older members of "The Singing Woods Family" decided to cease traveling and singing. The group members were: Tim Woods (Lead), Jim Hutson (Baritone), Jerry Palmer (Tenor), Bryan Hutson (Bass Vocal), Tim Marshall (Piano) and Randy Garrett (Bass Guitar). The group was unique because 4 of the members; Palmer, Garrett and The Hutson's were all under 18. Tim Woods left in late 1985 and Bryan was appointed Lead Vocalist and drummer.

"The New Generation" saw many changes in personnel over the next 8 years. However, Jim, Bryan and Jerry remained the core of the group. Tim Marshall, Randy Garrett, Marlin Brown, Rick Richardson, Jeff Caudill, Troy Caudill and Shaun James were notable members. The group recorded 7 projects.

Bryan Fills In For The Blackwood Quartet, meets and later joins "Heartland Quartet"

In March 1992, Hutson was asked to fill-in with "Ron Blackwood and The Blackwood Quartet in Branson, MO. where he met Ron Blackwood, George Amon Webster, Roy Tremble, Chuck Crain and Brent Fredricks. Webster, Tremble, Crain and Fredricks would later form "The Heartland Quartet". Larry Thompson (of Pikeville, KY) served as a 5th partner.

George Amon Webster called Bryan in July 1993 and offered him the Lead Vocalist position with "The Heartland Quartet" vacated by Chuck Crain. Bryan joined "The Heartland Quartet" and began touring nationally with Webster (Baritone), Tremble (Tenor), Fredricks (Bass Vocalist)and Rory Rigdon (bass player/soundman).

The Kingsmen Quartet

Eldridge Fox (owner) of "The Kingsmen Quartet" produced recordings for Horizon Records out of Asheville, NC. "Heartland" recorded "Back To Basics" with Bryan as Lead Vocalist. In September 1993, "Heartland" was nominated "Horizon Group Of The Year" in "The Singing News Magazine Fan Awards." They also appeared on Mainstage at "National Quartet Convention" in Nashville, TN.

In January 1994, George Amon Webster left "The Heartland Quartet" and returned to Florida to sing with his son Tim and brother Dannie Webster. Hutson, Tremble, Rigdon (now singing baritone) and Fredricks continued on until in March. Roy Tremble left in March. Bryan and Brent Fredricks made contact with George and joined with Tim and Dannie as "The Heartland Boys." Larry Thompson sold the bus, sound system and relinquished his involvement with the group. "The Heartland Boys" also lost their Recording Contract with Horizon Records. They recorded 4 projects independently. "Nothings Too Big For My God", "America's Most Wanted", "Full Speed Ahead" and "We Worship Live!". In 1994, Son Sound Studios signed "The Heartland Boys" to a recording contract. "The Homecoming" and "Follow The Leader" were recorded in 1994 and 1995.

Eldridge Fox called and offered Bryan the Lead Vocalist position with "The Kingsmen Quartet" in May 1996. Long time member; Tim Surrett had left the group to join "The Isaacs." Jim Hamill (25 year Lead Vocalist/Emcee) was also retiring.

"Beyond The Clouds" was Bryan's first recording with "The Kingsmen." Members were (Tenor) Chris Collins, (Lead) Bryan Hutson, (Baritone) Parker Jonathan, (Bass Vocalist) Ray Reese, (Drummer/Road Manager) Greg Fox, (Owner) Eldridge Fox, (Piano) Tim Lovelace,(Utility Player) Randy Miller, and (Bass Player) Rory Rigdon.

Eldridge Fox had a massive stroke in November 1996 which left him unable to travel.

In September 1997, The Kingsmen made an appearance on The Grand Ole Opry.

"The Kingsmen" joined other East Coast groups as headliners in California and Red Deer, Alberta Canada at The Great Western Quartet Convention and The Canadian Quartet Convention.

In 1998, "The Kingsmen" appeared with The Gaither Homecoming Group at The Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia with over 35,000 in attendance.

"The Old Time Way" was recorded in late 1998 as part of The Kingsmen's weekly TV program (Kingsmen Korner Television) in Asheville, NC. "The Old Time Way" was an Audio/Video recording that used the once popular style of recording "2 Track".

Gadsden, AL was the location for "Big And Live Again". The new personnel; (Tenor) Jerry Martin, (Lead) Hutson, (Baritone) Jonathan, (Bass Vocal) Reese, (Drums) Fox, (Piano) Andrew Ishee, and (Bass Player) Jason Selph joined guests; Big Jim Hamill and Randy Miller to sing many of the songs that the group had made famous in 1973 on the original "Big and Live." Eldridge Fox was also in attendance.


In May 2001, The Kingsmen made an appearance on The Grand Ol' Opry. Hutson resigned that weekend. He accepted a position as Worship Minister in June 2001 at Gateway Church in West Virginia.

Ministry career

Hutson became the Worship Minister of the Gateway Church in West Virginia. The church had a "soundtrack led" worship style with Worship Leader and six Praiseteam vocalists. Hutson helped form the "Gateway Vocal Union" with other male vocalists that were members of the church. He also helped form "The B Street Band" with members of the congregation. "The Gateway Vocal Union" and "The B Street Band" performed a few select dates in and around the Charleston, WV area. The Worship Department's diverse musical styles helped stabilize and grow the church when the Senior Minister was deployed to Iraq in 2003. A live album "Sacrifice Of Praise" was recorded in 2004 and showcased many of the talented vocalists and musicians that attended Gateway. Hutson also performed on and emceed some local gospel concerts. He recorded 3 solo albums; "Then And Now", "Grace" and "Home For The Holidays" during his Gateway years.

Blackwood Gospel Quartet

In July 2005, Bryan returned to southern gospel music and joined The Blackwood Gospel Quartet out of Knoxville, TN. Members included Mark Blackwood, Derrick Boyd and Burman Porter. Additional vocalists; Jonathan Sawrie, Brad Smith, Paul Lancaster and Randy Lewis all traveled with Bryan.

The Kingsmen Quartet

Ray Reese (now owner of "The Kingsmen Quartet") offered Hutson the Baritone/Lead/Emcee position with The Kingsmen in 2007. He returned and began his second stint as a member of "The Kingsmen". Hutson was nominated in the "Top Ten Baritone" category in 2007. Members included; (Tenor) Jeremy Peace, (Lead) Phillip Hughes, (Bass) Ray Reese, (Piano) Nic Succi, (Bass Guitar) Grant Barker and (Drums) Brandon Reese.

In 2008, the album; "When God Ran" was recorded. This album was a change for the Asheville, NC based group. This slight change in musical styles helped place the album and song in the "Album of The Year" and "Song Of The Year" nomination categories at "The Singing New Fan Awards" in 2009. "When God Ran" and "The Cloud He's Coming Back On" were voted in the "Top Ten Songs of 2009" in the syndicated radio show; Solid Gospel Radio.

In 2009, Bryan received a bachelor's degree in Theology from The North Carolina College of Theology. He is currently working on his master's degree.

In early 2010, "Missing People" was recorded on the Crossroads Music and Entertainment label. "God Saw A Cross" went to #1 on The Signing News Magazine radio charts. "Missing People" (song) charted in the Top 10.

In March, Hutson returned to the Lead Vocalist position in "The Kingsmen" when Phillip Hughes resigned. Randy Crawford (who replaced Hutson with The Kingsmen in 2001), returned as Baritone/Lead.

"Grace Says" was recorded in late 2010 and released in 2011. "That's All I Need" went to the #1 position in January 2012.

Soul'd Out Quartet

The Kingsmen's intense touring schedule began taking its toll on family life and Bryan left The Kingsmen in November 2011 and joined "Soul'd Out Quartet."

Bryan and Yvonne began writing a monthly article for Their ministry "Rescue Me Ministries" is geared toward marriage and family. Their topics include articles on integrity, fighting for your marriage, raising a blended family and character. They speak and sing on programs and special events during Soul'd Out's summer and Christmas vacations. Their blog; is an extension of the "Rescue Me" Ministries."

In June 2014, Bryan and Yvonne (Rescue Me Ministries) began recording projects with "Declaration 212 Productions". These recordings are focusing on songs (some original; written by Bryan and Yvonne) that are encouraging to couples and families.

Bryan left SOQT in November 2016.

Rescue Me Ministries

"Rescue Me Ministries"

Bryan and Yvonne travel and minister together as "Rescue Me Ministries." Their ongoing passion is to reach the world through Music, Leading Worship, Preaching, Teaching and Marriage Conferences.


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