BILLY BUTTERFIELD

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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 Simons, 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.

On October 7, 1940, during his brief stay with Artie Shaw's orchestra, he performed what has been described as a "legendary trumpet solo" on the hit song "Stardust." Between 1943 and 1947, taking a break to serve in Uncle Sam's army, Billy led his own orchestra. On September 20, 1944, Capitol recorded the jazz standard "Moonlight In Vermont", which featured a vocal by Margaret Whiting and a trumpet solo by Billy. The
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Issued Recordings 1944-47Issued Recordings 1944-47
Jazz Band 1999
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What Is There to SayWhat Is There to Say
Remastered
Jasmine Music 2005
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Pandora's Box 1946-47Pandora's Box 1946-47
Hep Records 2000
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What's New?What's New?
Retrospective 2013
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Billy Butterfield: The Golden Horn (The Greatest Trumpet Hits)Billy Butterfield: The Golden Horn (The Greatest Trumpet Hits)
The Golden Horn
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Song Is YouSong Is You
Montpellier 2008
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BILLY BUTTERFIELD Gershwin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gershwin
Big Band 1945
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Stardusting With Billy Butterfield album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stardusting With Billy Butterfield
Dixieland 1950
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Classics in Jazz: Billy Butterfield album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Classics in Jazz: Billy Butterfield
Big Band 1953
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Butterfield Plays Ballads For Sweethearts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Butterfield Plays Ballads For Sweethearts
Big Band 1954
BILLY BUTTERFIELD That Bounce album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
That Bounce
Big Band 1954
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Billy Butterfield Take Me to Far Away Places (aka Far Away Places,Vol.2) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Butterfield Take Me to Far Away Places (aka Far Away Places,Vol.2)
Exotica 1955
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Dancing For Two In Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dancing For Two In Love
Big Band 1956
BILLY BUTTERFIELD They're Playing Our Song album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
They're Playing Our Song
Big Band 1957
BILLY BUTTERFIELD I'm In The Mood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'm In The Mood
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1958
BILLY BUTTERFIELD A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1958
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Thank You For A Lovely Evening album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Thank You For A Lovely Evening
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1958
BILLY BUTTERFIELD The Golden Horn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Golden Horn
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1961
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Billy Blows His Horn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Blows His Horn
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1961
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Billy Plays Bix album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Plays Bix
Dixieland 1962
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Where's That Barefoot Mailman!? (aka In A Mellow Tone) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Where's That Barefoot Mailman!? (aka In A Mellow Tone)
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1966
BILLY BUTTERFIELD The New Dance Sound Of album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The New Dance Sound Of
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1968
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Rapport (aka Duet) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rapport (aka Duet)
Swing 1975
BILLY BUTTERFIELD For Better Blues And Ballads album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For Better Blues And Ballads
Dixieland 1975
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Watch What Happens album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Watch What Happens
Dixieland 1978
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Plays George Gershwin (with Lino Patruno and the Milan College Jazz Society) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays George Gershwin (with Lino Patruno and the Milan College Jazz Society)
Big Band 1978
BILLY BUTTERFIELD The Uncollected Billy Butterfield And His Orchestra - 1946 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Uncollected Billy Butterfield And His Orchestra - 1946
Big Band 1981
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Just Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just Friends
Dixieland 1985

BILLY BUTTERFIELD EPs & splits

BILLY BUTTERFIELD Duell In Dixie album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duell In Dixie
Dixieland 1956

BILLY BUTTERFIELD live albums

BILLY BUTTERFIELD Billy Butterfield Goes To N.Y.U. album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Butterfield Goes To N.Y.U.
Dixieland 1955
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Billy Butterfield At Amherst album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Butterfield At Amherst
Bop 1955
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Butterfield At Rutgers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Butterfield At Rutgers
Dixieland 1955
BILLY BUTTERFIELD College Jazz Sampler album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
College Jazz Sampler
Big Band 1955
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Butterfield at Princeton album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Butterfield at Princeton
Bop 1955
BILLY BUTTERFIELD International Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
International Session
Dixieland 1976
BILLY BUTTERFIELD With Ted Easton's Jazz Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
With Ted Easton's Jazz Band
Dixieland 1982
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Take Me to the Land of Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Take Me to the Land of Jazz
Dixieland 2005

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BILLY BUTTERFIELD Soft Strut album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soft Strut
Dixieland 2001
BILLY BUTTERFIELD Recipe For Romance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Recipe For Romance
Dixieland 2008
BILLY BUTTERFIELD What's New? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What's New?
Big Band 2013

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