Andrew Butt

Jazz/Acoustic Band

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Andrew Butt is a Brisbane based performer, composer and educator who has been prominent in the Queensland and Australian music scene for over 25 years. Most recently Andrew’s composition entitled The Alligator Escalator won jazz work of the year at the 2013 Queensland Music Awards. This was preceded with the award of a prestigious Churchill Fellowship to travel to Chicago, Seattle and New York to investigate jazz performance, composition & education. Andrew’s compositions have been performed and recorded by a variety of artists including his own groups, secondary school jazz ensembles and the Enthusiastic Musicians Orchestra (EMO) which is a Brisbane based collective of musicians, composers, and arrangers. He has led the Andrew Butt Trio + at venues across Queensland including the Brisbane Powerhouse, the Turnaround Jazz Club, the Brisbane Jazz Club and Bernie's Jazz & Piano Café in Cairns. Andrew has also performed as a sideman for many of Australia’s leading jazz artists including James Morrison and Emma Pask and has featured as a jazz soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

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Andrew has led the Andrew Butt Trio + at venues across Queensland including the Brisbane Powerhouse, the Turnaround Jazz Club, the Brisbane Jazz Club and Bernie's Jazz & Piano Café in Cairns. The band has featured at numerous festivals including the Valley Jazz Festival and the Brisbane International Jazz Festival.
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