7 p.m. - Gamble Auditorium, Kulas Musical Arts Building
Jones/Butterfield Duo performing music ranging from old-time fiddle tunes, new-grass, jazz and pop to funky and irregular meters with a splash of contemporary classical.

Guest Recital

September 20, 2017

7 p.m.Jones/Butterfield Duo

Gamble Auditorium, Kulas Musical Arts Building

Jones/Butterfield Duo

The duo's music ranges from old-time fiddle tunes, new-grass, jazz and pop to funky and irregular meters with a splash of contemporary classical. The duo released their debut album, "Stickerfoot," in 2015 and their follow-up album, "Pisces," in 2016.

Craig Butterfield, professor of double bass and jazz studies at University of South Carolina, has performed extensively as a jazz artist as well as a classical soloist and clinician. He has performed with saxophone artist Greg Osby and toured with legendary jazz trumpet player Maynard Ferguson’s Big Bop Nouveau band. In the classical field, Butterfield has performed and given masterclasses in many concert halls and universities throughout the U.S.

Composer, conductor and mandolinist Jesse Jones has received accolades as both a composer and performer, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Juilliard String Quartet Commission. His orchestral works have been presented by the American Composers Orchestra, the Spokane Symphony, and the Cornell Symphony and Chamber Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. Jones also performed on "A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor" to an estimated audience of 6-10 million. He is currently assistant professor of composition at the Oberlin Conservatory.