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Tommy Butler was born in North Caroliina to a family of musicians who encouraged him to follow his dream. Tommy did just that. He moved to Nashville TN and has become one of the best Pedal Steel Guitar players in the industry. If you dont believe that just ask his peers. They are the ones who voted him #1 right here.
Tommy was rated the #1 musician on the popular industry networking site, Musician’s Referral List. Stellar reviews of Tommy’s talent can be viewed at that site. Scoring is 1 through 10. Butler has received almost exclusively 10 (highest) ratings from his peers and fans. Butler said this about his success, “This career has taken me places and afforded me opportunities to see and do things that I would have not gotten to do without music. It is an experience unlike any other.”
Butler has graced some of the most well-known and prestigious venues in country music, including the Grand Ole Opry . Butler has also been called upon at lend his talent at various recording studios in Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
Having fans recognize him is something Butler is still growing accustom to. Butler recently left a Nashville venue to be approached by fans from Ohio, where his reputation had reached. Still Butler remains humble, thanks to his rural North Carolina roots and deeply religious upbringing.
Butler is pleased with his accomplishments but looks forward what the future holds.
Tommy has toured, and played behind some of country music’s most respected artist including: Trent Tomlinson ,Doug Stone, Billy Yates, Tammy Cochran, Crossin Dixon, Joe Nichols, Ken Mellons, John Michael Montgomery, Due West, Jimmy Fortune, The Roys, David Ball, T. Graham Brown, Sunny Sweeney, Dean Miller ( the late Roger Miller’s Son), Mitchell Oglesby, Kevin Denny, & Rick Monroe just to name a few.
Tommy has played on records for artist from all over the world, many of which were award winning projects. Tommy has recorded music for television & radio shows as well as earning several production credits. Tommy was quoted as being thankful for his opportunity to work with some of the best musicians, producers, and in the best recording facilities in the world.