BILLY (SMILEY) BUTLER
Billy Butler: Drums/Vocals
Born in Akron, Ohio began playing the violin and drums at the age of 8. Billy recorded with Charles Wright, 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Anna Gordy of Motown Records, Rufus Thomas and Della Reese. Television credits include, the late Mr. Pete Show and commercials for Toyota and the Diet Pepsi Company featuring Ray Charles. Graced with an award-winning smile, electrifying energy and a multitude of personality, the owner of Smiley ‘B’ Productions in Los Angeles, California continues to drum to the beat as a founding member of The Ohio Trio Plus Band.