A brilliant, acclaimed double bassist presents a program of new works for the instrument! Matthew Slotkin is an acclaimed performer, teacher, and scholar, and has appeared in leading venues on six continents. His commitment to contemporary music has resulted in premieres of numerous works. Craig Butterfield is Associate Professor of Double Bass and Jazz Studies at the University of South Carolina, where he directs one of the largest double bass programs in the Southeast.
Craig Butterfield: double bass
Matthew Slotkin: guitar
WILDER: Suite for string bass and guitar • GOODWIN: Song and Dance Man • WALTERS: Of Gossamer Webs • CROWLEY: Pilgrimage • CAFFREY: La Belle et La Bête • ORFE: Waxwing • KRUISBRINK: Five Dances
“Craig Butterfield is nothing short of magnificent … His tone is gorgeous, his intonation rock-solid, and his phrasing expressive and flexible.” — American Record Guide