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Billy Butterfield

Charles William Butterfield (January 14, 1917 – March 18, 1988) was an American jazz bandleader, trumpeter, flugelhornist, and cornetist.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1917 (Middletown), Died March 18, 1988 (Palm Beach)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 354 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-055061 10-in. 9/3/1940 Special delivery stomp Gramercy Five ; Artie Shaw Jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-055062 10-in. 9/3/1940 Summer Ridge Drive Gramercy Five ; Artie Shaw Jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-055063 10-in. 9/3/1940 Keepin' myself for you Gramercy Five ; Artie Shaw Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-055064 10-in. 9/3/1940 Cross your heart Gramercy Five ; Artie Shaw Jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9AB-2277 10-in. 10/4/1949 My hero Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9AB-2278 10-in. 10/4/1949 Tell me why Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9AB-2279 10-in. 10/5/1949 Don't cry, Joe (Let her go, let her go, let her go) Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band. with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9AB-2280 10-in. 10/4/1949 Swing to 45 Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9AB-2281 10-in. 10/5/1949 Whispering hope Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9AB-2282 10-in. 10/5/1949 Penthouse serenade Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9AB-2283 10-in. 10/5/1949 White Christmas Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9AB-2284 10-in. 10/5/1949 ('Round her neck) She wore a yellow ribbon Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9VB-2828 10-in. 12/29/1949 Untitled Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9VB-2858 10-in. 12/29/1949 What's the use of wond'ring Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9AB-2859 10-in. 12/29/1949 Leave it to love Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9AB-2860 10-in. 12/29/1949 Farewell, Amanda Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63240 10-in. 2/3/1938 It's wonderful Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63241 10-in. 2/3/1938 In the shade of the old apple tree Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63242 10-in. 2/3/1938 Always and always Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63243 10-in. 2/3/1938 More than ever Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63244 10-in. 2/3/1938 It's easier said than done Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63268 10-in. 2/10/1938 Please be kind Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63269 10-in. 2/10/1938 I simply adore you Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63270 10-in. 2/10/1938 You're an education Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63271 10-in. 2/10/1938 Grand Terrace rhythm Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 1-25 of 354 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Butterfield, Billy," accessed May 20, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103885.

Butterfield, Billy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 20, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103885.

"Butterfield, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 20 May 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103885

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