Butternut is a Neo soul group led by Birmingham conservatoire graduate Stuart Barker. As contrast to Stuart’s career of predominantly straight ahead jazz projects. In this new venture he focuses on his electric and synth bass playing as well as his love for Neo Soul and Hip Hop.
Stuart has called upon a group of highly experienced players including other conservatoire students; Lucinda Fosker (Lucinda) Vocals, Dave Grey (Hansu-Tori) Keys, Jon Brown (KIOKO) Jerome Johnson (Drums).
Expect heavy grooves, fresh harmonies, sassy vocals, guitar solos and covers that you wont expect!
Listen to there live rehearsal:
Butternut’s influences include Terrace Martin, The roots, D’angelo and Jimi Hendrix.