Dr. Phill Butts' Sextet with Larzine
As an educator, drummer and band leader, Dr. Phill Butts has been an integral part of the music education & Jazz communities for over 40 years, helping shape the lives of many notable students including comic Wanda Sykes, drummer Marty Knepp, and renowned saxophonist Bobby Shumard. He’s received countless awards from NAACP, Anne Arundel County Superintendent, contests and music festivals, and played at The Kennedy Center, The Lincoln Center, national and state music festivals. Maryland State Jazz Festival founder, Dr. Phill Butts, leads an array of Baltimore’s most accomplished musicians and vocalists, featuring classic big band sounds, smooth jazz and stomping soul in this exclusive Sextet performance!
Song stylist Larzine is known for her style, grace and presence. She’s a consummate artist who performs every song with enthusiasm and excitement and has shared the stage with Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Freddie Cole and Ben E. King. She has mastered many qualities in the Jazz genre, and loves to entertain and energize audiences around the world.