News and Events
August 06, 2009
Guitar/Bass Duo Dez Cordas To Play Recital Aug. 27
Guitar/bass duo Dez Cordas will play a recital at Darton College on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Darton Theatre.
Craig Butterfield, who plays the double bass, and guitarist Matthew Slotkin make up the duo of Dez Cordas. They will play pieces from Astor Piazzolla, John Orfe, Manuel de Falla, and more.
Craig Butterfield is assistant professor of double bass and jazz studies at the University of South Carolina, where he heads one of the largest double bass studios in the southeast. Comfortable in many styles of music, Dr. Butterfield has toured extensively as a jazz artist as well as a classical soloist and clinician.
Matthew Slotkin is an acclaimed performer, teacher, and scholar, and has appeared in leading venues throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. He has achieved success in solo performance, chamber music, and as a soloist with orchestra.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information about the Dez Cordas recital, please call (229) 317-6554.