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Billy Butterfield

tr, 1917-1988 US, Ohio
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Charles William Butterfield Gus Hoo

Billy Butterfield (January 14, 1917 in Middleton, Ohio – March 18, 1988) was a band leader, jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and cornetist.He studied cornet with Frank Simon, but later switched to studying medicine. He did not give up on music and quit medicine after finding success as a trumpeter. Early in his career he played in the band of Austin Wylie. He gained attention working with Bob Crosby (1937–1940), and later worked with Artie Shaw, Les Brown, and Benny Goodman.

        
Instruments
  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Tuba
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Sweet Sue, Just You - Single Version on The Essential Ray Conniff by Ray Conniff
South of the Border (Down México Way) on Conniff Meets Butterfield by Ray Conniff
It Ain't Necessarily So on The Capitol Vaults Collection by Johnny Mercer
My Ideal on Love Songs By by Margaret Whiting
Dancing In The Dark on Bobby/Billy/Brasil by Bobby Hackett, Billy Butterfield & Luiz Henrique
Never Ever Leave Me (Nunca Me Deixes) on Bobby/Billy/Brasil by Bobby Hackett, Billy Butterfield & Luiz Henrique
Sunny on Bobby/Billy/Brasil by Bobby Hackett, Billy Butterfield & Luiz Henrique
Cherokee (Indian Love Song) on Bobby/Billy/Brasil by Bobby Hackett, Billy Butterfield & Luiz Henrique
Okay For Baby on More Live Echoes of the Swinging Bands 1959 by Various Artists
Brazil on Bobby/Billy/Brasil by Bobby Hackett, Billy Butterfield & Luiz Henrique

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
All That Jazz, Vol. 73: Exercises In SwingLester Young Featuring Count Basie, Billy Butterfield2016Album
The Worlds Greatest Jazz Band At Manchester Trade Hall England 1971Yank Lawson, Billy Butterfield, Vic Dickenson, Bob Wilber, Eddie Hubble, Bud Freeman, Ralph Sutton, Bob Haggart, Gus Johnson2006Album
Take Me To The Land Of JazzBilly Butterfield Joins Andy Bartha2005Album
Soft StrutBilly Butterfield2001Album
Tribute To Louis ArmstrongPeanuts Hucko, Billy Butterfield, Trummy Young, Marty Napoleon, Jack Lesberg, Gus Johnson1994Album
Tribute To Louis ArmstrongPeanuts Hucko, Billy Butterfield, Trummy Young, Marty Napoleon, Jack Lesberg, Gus Johnson1994Album
In A Mellow ToneBilly Butterfield Featuring Flip Phillips & Joe Kennedy1989Album
The Uncollected 1949 Vol. 2Kay Starr, Les Paul, Joe Venuti, Billy Butterfield1986Album
Timeless & Just Jazz International Present Swingin' The Forties With The Great Eight - Live From The Berlin PhilharmonieTeddy Wilson, Red Norvo, Buddy Tate, Slam Stewart, Billy Butterfield, Tal Farlow, Johnny Mince, Sam Woodyard1983Album
With Ted Easton's Jazz BandBilly Butterfield1982Album
The Uncollected Billy Butterfield And His Orchestra - 1946Billy Butterfield1981Album
Billy Butterfield Plays George GershwinBilly Butterfield With Lino Patruno And The Milan College Jazz Society1978Album
Watch What HappensBilly Butterfield With The Benny Simkins' Band1978Album
For Better Blues And BalladsBilly Butterfield1975Album
RapportBilly Butterfield And Dick Wellstood1975Album
Jammin'-Jazzin'-Relaxin'Andy Bartha - Billy Butterfield1973Album
Swing That MusicThe Dutch Swing College Band Meets Billy Butterfield1973Album
In The Troc 10 Greats Of JazzBud Freeman, Ralph Sutton, Gus Johnson, Bob Wilber, Billy Butterfield, Yank Lawson, Bob Haggart, Lou McGarity, Carl Fontana, Clancy Hayes, Peanuts Hucko1969Album
The New Dance Sound OfBilly Butterfield1968Album
In The Troc, 10 Greats Of JazzBud Freeman, Ralph Sutton, Morey Feld, Billy Butterfield, Lou McGarity, Yank Lawson, Peanuts Hucko, Cutty Cutshall, Bob Haggart, Clancy Hayes1968Album
Bobby / Billy / BrasilBobby Hackett / Billy Butterfield Featuring The Guitar And Voice Of Luiz Henrique1968Album
The Ten Greats Of Jazz In The Troc, Elitch GardensBud Freeman, Ralph Sutton, Morey Feld, Billy Butterfield, Lou McGarity, Yank Lawson, Peanuts Hucko, Cutty Cutshall, Bob Haggart, Clancy Hayes1967Album
Where's That Barefoot Mailman!?Billy Butterfield1966Album
Stella D'Argento (South Of The Border ) / All The Things You AreBilly Butterfield & Ray Conniff1965Single
The Dixatay, Walk Right InBilly Butterfield1965Single
Just Kiddin' AroundRay Conniff & Billy Butterfield1963Album
's RhythmRay Conniff & Billy Butterfield1963Album
Just Kiddin' Around / HeartachesRay Conniff & Billy Butterfield1963Single
Just Kiddin' AroundRay Conniff & Billy Butterfield1963Single
¡Es Diferente!Ray Conniff & Billy Butterfield1963Single
Wonderland By NightBilly Butterfield1962Single
The Golden HornBilly Butterfield1961Album
All The Things You AreRay Conniff And Billy Butterfield1960Single
RosalieBilly Butterfield Con Ray Conniff & His Orchestra1960Single
Morgen (One More Sunrise) / Theme From The FBI Story/ South Of The BoarderRichard Maltby And His Orchestra, Billy Butterfield, Ray Conniff1959Single
Conniff Meets ButterfieldRay Conniff Meets Billy Butterfield1959Single
Take Five / South Of The BorderThe Dave Brubeck Quartet / Billy Butterfield & Ray Conniff1959Compil.
South Of The Border / RosalieBilly Butterfield And Ray Conniff1959Single
Conniff Meets ButterfieldRay Conniff Meets Billy Butterfield1959Album
Blue Rondo Ala Turk / RosalieThe Dave Brubeck Quartet / Billy Butterfield & Ray Conniff1959Single
Dancing For Two In LoveBilly Butterfield1956Album
Billy Butterfield Goes To N.Y.U.Billy Butterfield1955Album
Butterfield at PrincetonBilly Butterfield1955Album
Billy Butterfield At AmherstBilly Butterfield1955Album
Classics In JazzBilly Butterfield1953Album
Classics In JazzBilly Butterfield1953Single
One Man Woman / You Took Advantage Of MeKeely Smith, Billy Butterfield1949Album
Billy Plays BixBilly Butterfield And Billy Butterfield Jazz BandAlbum
'S RhythmRay Conniff, Billy ButterfieldAlbum
Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin' / What A Diff'rence A Day MadeBilly Butterfield And Ray ConniffSingle
Midnight Mood Of TrumpetBilly ButterfieldAlbum
Salute To LouisBilly ButterfieldAlbum
Poinciana / RosalieLes Elgart And His Orchestra, Billy Butterfield, Ray ConniffSingle
StardustingBilly ButterfieldSingle
Billy Butterfield At RutgersBilly ButterfieldAlbum
La Trompeta De Oro De Billy ButterfieldBilly ButterfieldSingle
La Raspa / Billy The KidPaul Weston, Billy ButterfieldAlbum
The Most Beautiful Horn In The WorldBilly ButterfieldAlbum
Hesitating Blues / What's NewMuggsy Spanier, Bob Crosby And His Orchestra Featuring Billy ButterfieldSingle
International SessionsBilly Butterfield, Jørgen Svare, Roy Williams, Bud FreemanAlbum
You Must Have Been A Beautiful BabyBilly Butterfield & Ray ConniffSingle
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