- Henry Butler
Infobox musical artist
Name = Henry Butler
Img_capt = Henry Butler after opening for
B.B. Kingat the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, CAin January of 2007.
Landscape = yes
Background = non_vocal_instrumentalist
Birth_name = Henry Butler
Born = Birth date and age|1949|9|21
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Impulse Records Windham Hill
Basin Street Records
Butler was born in
New Orleans, Louisiana. Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Butler left New Orleans and relocated to Colorado, where he still resides.. He is known for his prodigious technique and his ability to play in many styles of music. Referred to by Dr. Johnas "the pride of New Orleans", Henry Butler is his generation's representative in the Crescent City's unique lineage of piano legends such as Professor Longhair, James Booker, Tuts Washington, Jelly Roll Morton, etc.
Butler has recorded for several record labels, including
Impulse Records, Windham Hill, and Basin Street Records.
glaucomasince birth, Butler has not stopped pursuing photographyas a hobby; some of his photos have been shown in galleries in New Orleans.
* [http://www.henrybutler.com/ Official website]
* [http://www.gibson.com/en%2Dus/Lifestyle/Features/piano%2Dman%2Dhenry%2Dbutler%2Dremembe/ Bonnaroo Interview with Henry by Ellen Mallernee]
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