Billy Butterfield Similar Artists

Sammy Kaye - 100% match to Billy Butterfield

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Samuel Zamocay, 13 March 1910, Lakewood, Ohio, USA, d. 2 June 1987, Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA. Kaye began playing in bands while still at college. In the early 30s he led a band at the Statler Hotel in Cleveland and also worked in Pittsburgh. In the later years of the decade he was hired by several top New York hotels, including the Astor and the New Yorker. An adept clarin Read more

Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra - 100% match to Billy Butterfield

Genres: Big Band & Swing
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Freddy Martin - 32% match to Billy Butterfield

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 December 1906, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, d. 30 September 1983. After starting out on drums and C-melody saxophone, Martin switched to playing tenor saxophone. He led his own band while still at high school, then became a sideman in various local bands. After a few years, he began attracting attention for his smooth and competent musicianship. Guy Lombardo and his brothers hear Read more

Russ Morgan - 30% match to Billy Butterfield

Genres: Big Band & Swing Country & Bluegrass Jazz
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s
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29 April 1904, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 7 August 1969. A popular band leader, particularly during the 30s and 40s, who also wrote several durable songs, Morgan worked as a coalminer to finance his music lessons, becoming proficient on trombone and piano, as well as developing into a good arranger. After playing piano in local theatres, he switched to trombone, and in Read more

The Norman Luboff Choir - 26% match to Billy Butterfield

Genres: Documentaries Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal
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Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - 22% match to Billy Butterfield

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
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Charlie Spivak - 19% match to Billy Butterfield

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s
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Bobby Hackett - 12% match to Billy Butterfield

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Leo Hackett, 31 January 1915, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, d. 7 June 1976, Chatham, Massachusetts, USA. After learning to play a number of instruments while still at school, including cornet and guitar, Hackett became a professional musician when barely into his teens. For the first few years he played violin and guitar but by 1934 he was concentrating on cornet. In Read more

Jimmy Wakely - 11% match to Billy Butterfield

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Clarence Wakely, 16 February 1914, near Mineola, Arkansas, USA, d. 25 September 1982, Mission Hills, California, USA. Wakely’s family relocated to Oklahoma when he was child, moving several times as they struggled to make a living, usually by sharecropping. He gave himself the name of Jimmy and attended High School at Cowden, Oklahoma, where he learned to play the guita Read more


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