Billy Butterfield

    Billy Butterfield

    • Billy Butterfield
    Billy Butterfield

    Billy Butterfield

    • Billy Butterfield

    Billy Butterfield

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        A versatile pre-bop trumpeter with a beautiful tone, Billy Butterfield could play pretty ballads and heated Dixieland with equal skill. After early experience in the mid-'30s with the bands of Austin Wylie and Andy Anderson, Butterfield became famous while playing with Bob Crosby's Orchestra (1937-1940), taking the main solo on the original version of "What's New," and making numerous records with both the big band and the Bobcats. In 1940, he was with Artie Shaw, participating ... Read more

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