[JPL] DR. GEORGE BUTLER, A
Bobby.Jackson at ideastream.org
Tue Apr 15 11:31:07 EDT 2008
I echo your condolences Ty. I don't think Wynton is still at Columbia
however, if it is Wynton Marsalis you're referring to.
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I met Dr. George Butler in Richmond, Va through a mutual friend and
colleague of mine. I was a new producer and announcer for a radio Jazz
show called "Mellow Madness". It was back in the late seventies/early
eighties. After an extensive conversation about Jazz, Dr. Butler insured
that I was placed on the mailing list for Blue Note releases and later
for Columbia. I have often thought of him... and just the other day
mentioned his name to a Blue Note promoter. Dr. Butler was great at what
he did. Just think...all those years and Wynton's still at Columbia. I
appreciate his great contributions to the Jazz industry. My condolences
go out to the family.
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