Todd Butler

Todd Butler's Biography

Todd Butler began his musical journey in Pottstown, PA, then moved to Maryland to attend Towson University. At TU, he studied jazz and composition under the legendary Hank Levy (composer of "Whiplash" from the movie Whiplash). Todd launched into a career as a full-time musician and recording artist during his junior year at Towson University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Trumpet Performance and a Master of Music in Jazz Performance.

Having established himself as an active and versatile musician, composer and arranger, Todd performs and records as a band leader and sideman with numerous artists and ensembles in many styles of music. As an educator, Todd is a college lecturer, trumpet instructor, adjudicator and clinician who has taught approximately 70,000 trumpet lessons and performed several hundred clinics. He regularly visits numerous schools and festivals while working with over 60 private trumpet students weekly.

Todd has been an educator for over 30 years and in that time, he has taught at 10 different schools as a trumpet instructor, ensemble director and course lecturer, specializing in Music Business, American Popular Music and Jazz History.

Todd Butler's Gear
Todd Butler

Gear List

YTR-8335G YTR-9830