Taurey Butler: Moving North

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Jazz Times

Taurey Butler, in Oscar Peterson’s shadow Montreal-based pianist Taurey Butler, a native of East Orange, N.J., journeyed through Singapore, Thailand, drums, and horns before arriving at the piano, jazz, and his adopted city. On his recent trio recording One of the Others (Justin Time), he tells the story of this journey through 11 tunes, both originals and reimagined standards. It’s a story of migration and relocation, of finding a new home away from home, and of Butler’s roots as an African American. The album art, created by Butler, demonstrates this as well. “I don’t have that artistic tech…

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