Joseph Butler

Joseph Butler

Profile:
American jazz double bassist and singer, also known as "Kid Twat", born December 25, 1907 in Algiers, New Orleans, Louisiana; died June 19, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Butler spent most of his career working with Kid Thomas Valentine (1940s–1980), but also played with Johnny Wiggs (1966), Sidney Desvigne, Armand J. Piron, De De Pierce (1963), Alvin Alcorn (1964), Earl Humphrey (1966), and Orange Kellin (1966–7). In the 1920s he also worked as a blues pianist and singer.

Great uncle of Ronell Johnson.
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Artist

Joseph Butler Discography

Vocals

NOR 7201 Kid Thomas Valentine Kid Thomas Valentine - Thomas Valentine At Kohlman's Tavern(LP, Album) New Orleans Records NOR 7201 US 1972 Sell This Version
SM-1974-W Willie Humphrey Willie Humphrey - New Orleans Clarinet(LP) Smoky Mary Phonograph Company SM-1974-W US 1974 Sell This Version
Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers Down By The Riverside Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers - On Stage G.H.B. Records, G.H.B. Records US Unknown Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers, Emile Barnes Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers, Emile Barnes - New Orleans / The Living Legends Riverside Records US 1960 Sell This Version
RLP 365 Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers, Emile Barnes Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers, Emile Barnes - New Orleans / The Living Legends(LP) Riverside Records RLP 365 UK 1960 Sell This Version
9365 Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers - New Orleans: The Living Legends(LP, Album) Riverside Records 9365 US 1961 Sell This Version
356/357 Various Panama and 2 more… Various - New Orleans: The Living Legends(2xLP, Album, Mono) Riverside Records 356/357 US 1961 Sell This Version
NOR 7201 Kid Thomas Valentine Kid Thomas Valentine - Thomas Valentine At Kohlman's Tavern(LP, Album) New Orleans Records NOR 7201 US 1972 Sell This Version
16 The Original Tuxedo 'Jass' Band*, Kid Thomas' Jazz Band* The Original Tuxedo 'Jass' Band*, Kid Thomas' Jazz Band* - In Scandanavia(LP, Album) Rarities (2) 16 Sweden 1974 Sell This Version
SRCD-01 Various My Blue Heaven (as Joe and 2 more… Various - The Best Of The Jazz Crusade(CD, Comp) Special Request Music SRCD-01 US 1992 Sell This Version
ZYX 55095-2 Various That's A Plenty Various - New Orleans Jazz Party(CD, Comp) ZYX Records ZYX 55095-2 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers - On Stage G.H.B. Records, G.H.B. Records US Unknown Sell This Version
JC-2006 Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers Kid Thomas And His Algiers Stompers - Kid Thomas and his Algiers Stompers(LP) Jazz Crusade JC-2006 US Unknown Sell This Version
MB-3 Alonzo Stewart With Kid Thomas And The Algiers Strutters* Alonzo Stewart With Kid Thomas And The Algiers Strutters* - Dedicated To The Preservation Of Dixieland Jazz(LP) Maison Bourbon Records MB-3 US Unknown Sell This Version

Featuring & Presenting

SM-1974-W Willie Humphrey Willie Humphrey - New Orleans Clarinet(LP) Smoky Mary Phonograph Company SM-1974-W US 1974 Sell This Version