Hunt Butler

Professor of Woodwinds and Jazz Studies; Director, Jazz Ensemble; Division of Fine Arts
Bradford HallRoom G10C400 East Main St.Frankfort, KY 40601(502) 597-6595502-597-5999 (fax)


Hunt Butler has been a faculty member of the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops for over twenty years and has published a number of jazz solo transcription books including The Stanley Turrentine Collection, Modern Jazz Tenor Solos, and 20 Cannonball Adderley Solos. An accomplished performer on saxophone, flute and clarinet, Hunt has recorded with David Baker’s 21st Century Bebop Band, the Osland/DiMartino Jazz Orchestra and the Kentucky Jazz Repertory Orchestra and has performed with Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Ray Charles, Liza Minelli, Linda Ronstadt, Barry Manilow, Joe Williams and many others.

Degrees and Certifications

  • B.M. (Jazz Studies), Indiana University
  • M.M. (Jazz Studies), Indiana University