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Josef Butts

An active performer in the Austin, TX area Josef can be seen playing with Kat Edmonson, Kris Kimura, Ephraim Owens, and others. Josef is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Jazz Performance Double Bass at the University of Texas at Austin. He also earned a Masters in Music degree from the University of New Orleans, and a Bachelor's of Music from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Josef is currently studying with bassist John Fremgen. Former teachers include Chris Severin, Bill Hunnington, Steve Masakowski, Michael Pellera, Terence Blanchard, Dr. Charles Blanq, Dr. Robert Nash, Dr

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Primary Instrument

Bass, acoustic

Location

Austin, TX

Willing to teach

Beginners

Credentials/Background

-MM in Music, BA in Music, DMA in progress. -Adjunct professor of bass at University of Louisiana at Lafayette 2 yrs. -Band/General music teacher in New Orleans and Opelousas Louisiana, 3 years. -Talented Music instructor for Lafayette Parish Schools, 1 year. -Private instruction since 1998

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