JON BUTCHER bio
Grammy-nominated Jon Butcher is one of a select handful of influential recording artists comprising the legendary Boston music scene. MTV vids and hit songs, "Life Takes A Life" ,"Wishes", "Holy War", "Goodbye Saving Grace", "Miracles", "Send Me Somebody" comprise the underpinnings of a recording/ touring career that continues today. Two critically acclaimed CD's, "Positively The Blues" and "Electric Factory" mark Jon's enduring love affair with all things Americana- blues, jazz, Dixieland, folk, swing, Cajun and more.
Recorded with colleague and longtime friend Charlie Farren, "FBI", the self-titled Farren Butcher Incorporated CD continues the relationship Jon has had with earthy, guitar drenched R&B. Including two re-written/ re-recorded hits from their respective early careers, the songs on "FBI" are explosive, cinematic and deftly recorded at Farren's Boston-based FMansion Studios. Additionally Jon and Charlie appear as celebrity Judges on the Emmy Award-winning tv broadcast, Community Auditions.
Jon's ELECTRIC FACTORY provides film score, soundtrack and music licensing services for television and film companies looking for something decidedly unique. With it's launch at FOX in 1991, ELECTRIC FACTORY has provided music for all of the major network/cable television carriers through shows like; the currently running hit show, Shameless (Showtime), United States of Tara (Showtime), Ugly Betty [ABC], The Simpsons (Fox), Six Feet Under (HBO), Deadwood (HBO), My Name Is Earl (NBC), and many more.
2012 is already a busy year for Jon Butcher and ELECTRIC FACTORY. With a discography of 17 international CD releases, international critical and Guitar Press acclaim and a hit TV show preparing for its third season it's hard to argue the point. Share the Vision.
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