mandala music
production

bett butler
jazz songwriter / pianist / vocalist

 

home
bio
music
reviews
press kit
news
calendar
booking
contact
links

"A true artist....Her forte is creating rich story songs fluttering over a South American/South Philly soundscape we have to call jazz because the right word hasn't been invented."
—Michael Corcoran, www.austin360.com

"Texas jazz vocalist shining star Bett Butler does the seemingly impossible: incorporate traits of Ella and Billie at the same time— Fitzgerald’s flowing grace and cadence with a bit of Holiday’s smoky husk."—www.austin.com


 

 

Upcoming :
Sunday, May 11, 3 pm
Mother's Day
Jazz @ the Witte

American Sampler
More info here.

"...Breathes new life into old songs with fresh arrangements and a flair for the exotic."
―Jay Trachtenburg, Austin Chronicle

"….What might well be the most honest, haunting and intense version of ‘Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?’ committed to CD........Put simply, pianist/vocalist Bett Butler and bassist Joel Dilley make great records.”
―Jim Beal, San Antonio Express-News

"What Bett Butler did in "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?"―included in her glorious American Sampler―should make Bing Crosby's jaw drop. Never has the song been recorded with such tension and edge."
—Enrique Lopetegui, The Current

Hear "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" here.

Listen here.

 

Subscribe to our email newsletter. (We promise not to share your info.) Thanks for keeping in touch!

* indicates required
 
 
 

Photos by Justin Parr