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BUTCH THOMAS

BUTCH THOMAS

Saint Petersburg, FL

" Welcome to my Site... Butch Thomas"

Services: Saxophone, Flute, Improvisation (Music)

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“Butch” Thomas may be new to the charts in the United States, but 
he’s no neophyte to the global music industry. His career spans over 20 years 
of featured performance and recordings by the likes of Jaco Pastorius, 
Lenny Kravitz, Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and Sting.
Born and raised in St Louis, Missouri, he received his Bachelor of Fine 
Arts degree in Music from Webster University. Soon after 
graduating, he relocated to New York City, where he established a 
relationship with the great instrumentalist and composer Jaco Pastorius ( 
featured on Pastorius’ recordings “Punk Jazz” and “NYC Jam” and featured 
live from 1983-1986). Then (as they say), the rest is history. He 
continued on to perform with a “Who’s Who” in music entertainment 
including The Temptations (1986), Thomas Dolby (1988), Dave Valentin 
(1988) and Lenny Kravitz (1989). His ambidextrous florid jazz style placed 
him comfortably in the company of an eclectic roster including “The 
College Boyz”, “The Cult”, Tyrone Davis (1990) and the rock group “Living 
Colour” (1991).
He’s received a number of video credits including Lenny Kravitz’ hit “It 
Aint Over ‘Til It’s Over”, Queen Latifah’s “How Do I Love Thee " 
Sting’s “You Still Touch Me”.
It was during this time that the directors of the hit FOX Network 
detective series “New York Undercover” called him to appear with a number 
of featured guests with the shows' "Natalie's" segment including Al 
Jarreau, Al Green, Mavis Stables, Mary J. Blige, and many others. Through 
a referral, the call came from superstar singer/guitarist Sting, where he 
toured extensively in 1996-97. It was through his appearances with Sting 
that he was placed in demand by yet another hierarchy of stars e.g. James 
Taylor, Elton John, Diana Ross and a feature spot on Aretha Franklin’s 
1998 hit song “A Rose Is Still A Rose” written and produced by 
singer/songwriter Lauren Hill.
His current single debut "Caribbean Woman" is his latest smash hit on the 
Spectra Jazz Label.

Saxophone

Flute

Improvisation (Music)

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