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Butterscotch / Bio

The vocal percussion and voice virtuosa, multi-talented "Butterscotch" is the hottest upcoming young artist of today's music scene. Being the world’s best female beatboxer, she has created a unique style. While she beatboxes, she sings and plays either guitar or piano, performing her own compositions and jazz standards. Sometimes she even emulates the trumpet in her performance. Butterscotch is heavily influenced by Jazz, Classical Music, Hip Hop and R&B, ranging from Frederick Chopin to Billie Holiday and Stevie Wonder. She is truly a one-woman show, performing either solo or with her band. She also does Beatbox workshops and DJ events.

Butterscotch always loved music, but it wasn't until she started beatboxing that she found her passion in creating a new style, bridging the gaps between musical genres within the vocal percussion art form. She started entering competitions, and as she improved, she claimed titles as both the first International World Female Beatbox Champion and the West Coast Beatbox Champion for both genders. Butterscotch has made such an impact on young women, that she was even the inspiration for a teenage girl to be transformed into a beatboxer on MTV’s MADE.

In 2007 Butterscotch gained international fame by appearing as a finalist on NBC's Americas Got Talent. She won the hearts of many, and through mass exposure she began her journey to stardom.

After her rapid rise to popularity, she started to make her mark and found herself performing alongside music legends such as Earth, Wind & Fire, Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin, Lenny White, Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Patti Austin, Wah Wah Watson, Mike Patton, Dan the Automator and has shared the stage with Stevie Wonder, Talib Kweli, Wyclef Jean, Will.I.Am, Raphael Saadiq, Sheila E and Rahzel. She is featured on albums by SMV (Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Victor Wooten) and on George Benson’s “Song’s & Stories”, and prodigious pianist Beka Gochiashvili & DJ Logic's "Chillin in Batumi".

After having these amazing experiences in the US, in 2012 she took the European and Asian audiences by storm, performing at the most prestigious summer festivals. At the Montreux Jazz Festival, founder Claude Nobs was so impressed by her talent that he put her on the major stages to open up for Tony Bennett and Anastasia, and invited her to join Niles Rogers and Sergio Mendez during their performances. In 2013 Butterscotch performed her compositions for the first time with the highly established and Grammy Award winning WDR Big Band in Cologne, Germany. Later that year she toured with the Danish Radio Big Band and the Blue House Big Band from Stockholm, opening up for Patti Austin. She also toured with German comedian Helge Schneider and appeared in his movie "00 Schneider im Wenderkreis der Eidechse".

Butterscotch is currently finishing her debut album to be released in 2015. In her spare time Butterscotch continues to give beatbox workshops when she is not performing and continues to live her dream of touching the world with her music.

General Info

Band Members
Butterscotch
Artist Name
Butterscotch
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/butterscotch
Genres
Jazz / Hip Hop / Experimental

Contact Info

Location
San Francisco, CA
Manager
Bookings@ButterscotchMusic.com

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